Welcome to the Calgary Outdoor Club!

Free to join, and open to any adult in Canada, the COC brings people together in a fun, friendly and inviting atmosphere. We strive to offer a variety of events, with some things geared for beginners, some more challenging things, and lots of 'somewhere in the middle' stuff. And, we attempt to keep events as low-cost as possible. A majority of our events take place in the Calgary area, but occasionally we visit our neighboring provinces or travel further away from home.

Each month we have regular outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, biking, inline skating and canoeing (summer) and skiing, boarding, cross-country skiing and snow shoeing (winter), as well as social events, and "special" events such as white water rafting, caving, and dog sled tours.

The COC is 100% volunteer run. Get more general information, see our membership stats, and read our faqs for more information. Still not satisfied? Contact us with any further questions you may have.
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Cycle - MTB: West Bragg Creek Mountain biking northern 8 loop (D4[10/10/0])

  Hike: Tombstone Lakes & Tombstone Pass (D7[8/8/0])

Sport - Misc: Disc Golf at Baker Park (D3[8/4/0])

Sport - Racquet: Badminton (short notice, sorry) (D2[10/2/0])
1
Hike: Pocaterra Ridge (D5[8/9/0])

Hike: Piggy Plus Col and Bluffs (D5[8/7/0])

Hike - Backpack: Berg Lake Trail
23
Cycle - Urban: Pathway Bike - 30km City Loop (D2[20/3/0])
4
Cycle - MTB: Trail Building on Merlin View - West Bragg Trail Maintenance (D3[20/2/0])

Hike: Chester Lake - Slow Pace (D3[12/7/0])
5
Cycle - MTB: West Bragg Creek MTB - Bragging Rights / Long Distance/Disconnect (D4[18/4/0])

Cycle - Road: Springbank to Bragg Creek (D3[8/4/0])

  Hike: Prairie Mountain - Moderate Pace (D4[4/2/0])

Sport - Racquet: Intermediate Tennis at Boys and Girls Club Renfrew - 4 pm Start (D4[4/4/0])
6
Cycle - MTB: Trail Building on Merlin View - West Bragg Trail Maintenance (D2[20/7/0])

  Hike: Smuts Pass (D3[12/12/0])

  Hike: Mustang Hills and Cobble Flats into Sunset (+ Potluck) (D3[8/4/0])

  Hike - Urban: Reader Rock Garden to East Village, approx 6 km (D2[10/4/0])

Scramble: Mount Temple (D6[6/5/0])

Sport - Misc: Doing Stairs at Prince's Island (McHugh Bluff) - 9 am Start (D3[12/3/0])

GBCTA trail maint'
7
Cycle - MTB: West Bragg Creek MTB - Ranger Summit / Sugar Moma / Snagmore / Boundary Ridge (D4[10/5/0])

Hike: Forgetmenot Ridge - Moderate Pace (D4[12/8/0])

Hike - Urban: Urban Trail - South Glenmore / Weaselhead (D2[12/4/0])

Sport - Misc: Disc Golf at Baker Park (D3[8/4/0])

Sport - Racquet: Tennis @ Hidden Valley - Int/Adv (D3[4/3/0])
8
Learn: Welcome to the COC - New Member Orientation (D1[8/9/0])

Sport - Team: Competitive Wallyball (D4[8/7/0])

Full Harvest Moon
910
Learn: Welcome to the COC - New Member Orientation (D1[8/5/0])

Sport - Team: Competitive Wallyball (D4[8/5/0])
11
Volunteer: Executive Committee Meeting - Observers Welcome (D1[12/5/0])
12
Cycle - MTB: Evening/Night Mountain Bike Ride / BBQ (D4[12/6/0])

MTB Revy Sept 21-24
13
  Hike: SimpsonPass MonarchRamparts HealyPass Circuit (D7[8/6/0])

Sport - Misc: Blood Run :) (D2[10/7/0])

GBCTA trail maint'
14
  Cycle - Road: Royal Oak to Cochrane & Return (D4[6/5/0])

Scramble: Farewell Hike up Yamnuska (D5[12/10/0])

Sport - Misc: Disc Golf at Baker Park (D3[8/4/0])

Terry Fox Run/Walk
Farewell GetTogether
15
MTB Revy Sept 21-24
16
Cycle - Road: Calgary SW - Bragg Creek Loop (D4[6/2/0])

Hike - Urban: Dog Rompers - River Park (D1[8/2/0])

Scramble: Mount Jimmy Simpson (D5[6/5/0])

Sport - Misc: Doing Stairs at Prince's Island (McHugh Bluff) - 4 pm Start (D3[12/1/0])

Sport - Racquet: Intermediate Tennis at Shouldice Courts - 4 pm start (D4[4/4/0])
17
  Cycle - MTB: West Bragg Creek MTB - Bragging Rights / Merlin View/Long Distance (D4[12/5/0])

Hike: Upper Brazeau Canyon and Cataract Pass (D5[6/7/1])

  Hike: King Creek Ridge Loop (D5[4/4/0])

  Learn: Welcome to the COC - New Member Orientation (D1[8/3/0])

Sport - Team: All Levels Wallyball (D3[9/1/0])

Sport - Team: Competitive Wallyball (D4[8/5/0])

Water - Kayak: BYOB Kayaking at Glenmore Reservoir (D2[12/2/0])
18
  Hike: Johnston Canyon, Ink Pots, Slow Pace (D2[12/11/0])

Sport - Misc: Doing Stairs at Prince's Island (McHugh Bluff) - 4 pm Start (D3[12/1/0])

  Sport - Misc: Disc Golf Thursdays at Baker Park (D3[8/3/0])
19
  Cycle - MTB: Eastlands - Which trails will close? (D3[10/2/0])
20
  Cycle - Road: Grand Valley / Horse Creek Loop (D3[8/3/0])

Neon Run
21
  Hike: Sentinel Pass - Slow and Relaxed Pace (D3[12/14/10])
222324
Water - Kayak: BYOB Kayaking at Glenmore Reservoir (D2[12/3/0])
2526
Cycle - Urban: CMBA Club Night @ The CyclePath NORTH (D1[100/12/0])
27
Cycle - Road: Ride to Turner Valley (D4[10/9/0])

GBCTA trail maint'
28293012
  Social: Volunteer & Premier Member Appreciation Party (D1[70/21/0])
34
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