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Trail Building on Bobcat (West Bragg Trail Maintenance) (8/24/2013)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Volunteer
Event Location: Elbow Ranger Station
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 24 2013  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Aug 23 2013 7:30:00 PM
Event Duration:5-6 hours plus travel
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Gord P
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 13 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
There is a volunteer work party on Saturday, August 24 at 9am, meeting at the Elbow Ranger Station, to build bridges on Bobcat trail.

Many of us get a lot of use out of this area and it takes a TON of work to get trails as buff as the West Bragg Creek teams gets and keeps them. We owe them a great big thanks and I can't think of a better way of repaying them than by helping out.

Every work party is a little different but generally there is a range of tasks to be done, if you don't think you're up for heavy lifting, please sign up anyways.

Bike + Helmet are optional, we may be able to do a ride after building but usually I find the trail work is exercise enough for the day.


Required Items to Bring:
-Lunch
-Water
-Appropriate clothing - NO SANDALS
-Work gloves
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Optional Bike, Helmet and LOCK
- Hand tools (saw, hammer, shovel)

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Travel west on Highway 66 over temporary single lane Elbow River bridge, go past left turn to Allen Bill, and take next right into Elbow Ranger Station.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):96Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:15 AM
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** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $19.20 (calculated at total Km * $0.20, effective Monday, November 24, 2014). This is based on $0.09/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Alternately your carpool driver may choose to split the maintenance cost plus the actual gas cost among all in the vehicle. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual cost among all people in the vehicle.

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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

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