EXPEDITION CANADIAN SUMMIT 2001

(Introduction)

Introduction / 27 Apr - 8 May / 8 - 14 May (Main Group) / 8 - 14 May (Advanced Group) / 15 - 19 May / Sitreps / Metreps / Map

Objective:  Ascent of Mount Logan (5,959m / 19,550 ft) via the King's Trench.  Mount Logan is the highest summit in Canada and is located in Kluane National Park & Reserve, in Yukon, Canada.
Dates: 27 April - 19 May 2001
Expedition Log Written By:   Chris McGuffin & Eric Thibault
Document Formatted to HTML By:  Eric Thibault
Other Article Published: An article was published in the DND Maple Leaf (PDF format)

Participants (and responsibilities):

Back row (left to right):
David Mulrooney Nutrition Planning & GPS Navigation
Patrick Falardeau Contingency Planning
Eric Thibault Expedition Leader
Chris McGuffin (Magoo) Expedition 2 I/C & Communications Planning
Front row (left to right):
Ian Cox Medical Planning
Patrice Sabourin Logistic to get there and back

  Map & Itinerary Overview

An extract of the 1:50,000 topographical map used on the expedition is available by clicking on the appropriate hyperlink. The map provides an overview of the camps locations, distances and altitude variations. A link to the map is also available in all subsequent pages for quick reference (from the top/bottom menus) as you go through the story.

The following graph summarises the team's altitude variations throughout the expedition.

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Introduction / 27 Apr - 8 May / 8 - 14 May (Main Group) / 8 - 14 May (Advanced Group) / 15 - 19 May / Sitreps / Metreps / Map