Nihahi Ridge-Casual Pace - Wed, Jul 1 2009

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Nihahi Ridge-Casual Pace (7/1/2009)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location:Kananaskis Country - Near Bragg Creek
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jul 1 2009  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jun 28 2009 9:30:00 PM
Event Duration:abt 4 hours + travel time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 12 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Distance: 8.0km return
Elevation gain: 500m
Hiking footwear required-Sorry no runners or jeans

This scenic trail takes you to breathtaking views of the front ranges, the Elbow River Valley and the city of Calgary. From the beaten path we�ll head up a scree slope and into the trees where we�ll walk at the base of the ridge until we ascend to the ridge-top trail. Remember to always hike within your own ability so that you can keep up with the group.(Sorry this is not a hike for slowpokes.)

If you new to hiking, it's recommended that you start with a hike with lower elevation.

Required Items to Bring:
- Hiking boots
- Water
- Lunch/snacks
- Appropriate clothing (wear layers)-pretty windy at the top
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-Hiking poles
-Bear spray and/or air horn and/or whistle
-Personal first aid kit

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Follow Highway 22x west towards Bragg Creek. At the Hwy junction, continue straight onto Highway 66 for 29km. Turn left into the access road for Little Elbow Recreation Area. Ignore the second left turn signed "Trailhead Parking" and continue down the road to find the "Trailhead Parking" further down on the right.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):120Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $38.40 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Wednesday, December 1, 2021). This is based on $0.16/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.

Notes:

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at content@calgaryoutdoorclub.com.

Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.
 
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: