Peterson Creek – Tower Hike


Date(s) - Fri, Sep. 22
Time: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Event Published: 2017-09-12 18:09:52
Leaders: Sheila Powell
Co-leader(s):
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Location:
Peterson Creek - Whiteshield Crescent Trailhead


EVENT DETAILS

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Distanceabout 8 km
ClimbModerate-Harder
Terrain/TrailModerate
Off-trail Sections?no
Pacesteady
Fitness/Experience Requirementsnote the listing details
Est. Duration3 hrs
Bring a lunchyes
Meet-Up Spotsee the listing for this info       (Info on the 6 main meet-up locations)
Meet-Up Time1000
Carpoolingnot applicable
Vehicle Notes
Washroomsno
Registration enabledyes        Est. Date (if not yet):
Guests Allowedcontact the event leader
Minors Allowednot this time
Dog Friendly Event?yes    (KHC's Dogs Policy)

Recommended Essentials - Hiking - Summer
REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:
  • Working headlamp or flashlight
  • Fire making kit (water-proof matches or lighter, fire starter or candle, waterproof container)
  • Space Blanket and/or large garbage bag
  • Nutrition - Extra food
  • Hydration - Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • Insulation - Extra clothing (extra layers of clothing, and, rain, wind protection, and, toque, gloves)
  • First aid kit
  • Signalling device (whistle)
OPTIONAL ITEMS:
  • Spare batteries for headlamp/flashlight
  • Navigation Aids (maps, route description, compass, GPS)
  • Communication aids (cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  • Emergency shelter (bivy sack, ultra-light tarp)
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen, sun protection clothing, lip balm)
  • Repair kit – duct tape
  • Signalling device (mirror)

Registration Information

Maximum Group Size:10Available Spaces:3
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IMPORTANT -- PLEASE REVIEW
  • KHC Guidelines and Expectations
  • Members and Guests must meet the fitness and/or experience requirements for the listed event. The Event Leader retains the right to limit registration based on these requirements, if required.
  • Guests Policy - Registration, fees, and waiver
  • KHC Minors policy
  • Smartwaiver link
  • No smoking and no alcohol during KHC outings.
  • All KHC events are group events and participants are expected to stay in touch with the leader at all time.
  • The duration of the event is an estimate so if you have an appointment to make right afterwards, consider skipping this event.
  • Your Event Bookings
  • Please remember to thank your event leader.

Sheila Powell

I have been retired for several years now and enjoy many activities in the outdoors such as hiking, cycling, skiing, backpacking. I have lived in Canada for the last 35 years and spent a great deal of time exploring the Rockies, K-country, Kootenays and parts of BC.

I get out on a hike, ski or cycle ride several times a week either with the club or family and enjoy running multi day trips as well as day outings. I will lead fairly strenuous, moderate to steady paced outings as well as some starter outings.

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