day hike the beatout - June 2, 2007
The WMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the WMC Liability Waiver, online registration is required for all in person WMC events.MOUNTAINEERING / SCRAMBLE / DAY HIKE: So, did I hear you say that you've always wanted to do the granddaddy of spring consolidated-snow hiking and ridge scrambling, The Beatout? Well, kids, today's the day. This day long adventure is offered only once a year. The route begins at the White Pine trailhead, goes by the Red Pine lakes, and up to the summit of the Pfeifferhorn. It then continues west along the ridge at the head of Hogum Fork to the summits of Chipman Peak and South Thunder Mountain. From there we descend Bell's Canyon. It's been done in as little as eight hours but figure that 12 or 13 hours is more likely. You will need to bring an ice axe and know how to use it. You had better be in top physical condition too. An early start and car shuttle are required. Call or email Walt Haas (534-1262 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to register. If you haven't done The Beatout before, be prepared to tell Walt what you do to stay in shape, and how well you handle exposed rock scrambling. Limit: 9.
|Date:||Sat Jun 2 2007|
|Meeting Place:||Registration Required|
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