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- The Grand Canyon private rafting lottery is open. The club is creating a pool to apply for 2020 Grand Canyon Raft Trip. Grand Canyon trips are competitive, it’s rare to win, and 2020 lottery is this February. A pool is a group where all apply to the lottery and if one of them wins, they invite others. Contact Carl if you want to join in. 723-9323. Also see, https://grcariverpermits.nps.gov/login.cfm
- Steve Byers is organizing a river trip on the Stikine River for the summer of 2019. Steve’s experience is with canoes and rafts on wilderness trips. This summer or next summer, Steve is interested in putting a team together to do the Tatshenshini River. If you are interested in either of these trips, email Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Several people want to do some rock climbing development in the spring and next summer.
January 19. Winter McGinnis Climb. Carl Reese will lead a climb up Mount McGinnis. This climb has been a Juneau Alpine Club standard for a long time. This climb requires ice axe, crampons, and snowshoes. Backcountry ski gear could also work. It’s a strenuous climb and you should know how to self arrest with an ice axe. Depending upon snow conditions this trip may require beacon, probe, and shovel and an understanding of how to use them. If you are interested contact Carl (723-9323) before 7PM January 18.
January 26 Soggy weather slog. Dani Evenson will lead a soggy slog up Jumbo (or similar) on Saturday simply because people sometimes need the exercise. If you are interested contact Dani before 7PM January 25. email@example.com West Peak postponed.
February 2 West Peak.Dani Evenson will lead a climb up West Peak. This climb requires ice axe, crampons, and snowshoes. It’s a strenuous climb in winter and you should know how to self arrest with an ice axe. Depending upon snow conditions this trip may require beacon, probe, and shovel and an understanding of how to use them. If you are interested contact Dani by Feb 1. firstname.lastname@example.org
February 9 Carl Reese is leading a backcountry ski trip up Ben Stewart or Troy. This trip requires beacon, probe, and shovel and an understanding of how to use them. If you are interested contact Carl (723-9323) before February 8.
February 16 Open
February 23 Dani Evenson will lead a climb, probably up Mount Jumbo up the regular route and traverse into Dan Moller Basin. This climb requires ice axe, crampons, and snowshoes. If you are interested contact Dani email@example.com
March 2 thunder Traverse. Brian Jackson is leading the Thunder Traverse. This goes up Thunder Mountain starting on the south and continues across and ends at the Mendenhall Visitor Center. It’s an all day trip and gear and expectations will vary upon snow and weather conditions. The views are great. Contact Brian by March 1 for more information and to discuss conditions if interested.