Buller Pass - Casual Pace - Wed, Sep 9 2009

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Buller Pass - Casual Pace (9/9/2009)

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
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Sep 9 2009  9:40 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:55 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Sep 8 2009 4:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~6 hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 10 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Distance: 13km Buller Pass + (1.7KM)North Buller Pass
Elevation Gain: 670m Buller Pass + (125M)North Buller Pass
Hiking footwear required, sorry no runners/golf shoes or jeans.(: thanks

An adventurous, rewarding dayhike. After the first hour, you'll be mostly above the treeline with the surrounding mountains in view. The view from the pass is outstanding.

Please be warned that your event coordinator has not done this hike before but wants to check it out, so if you can please allow time/patience for unforseen circumstances. Thanks.

PACE:Please note that this is not a speed demon's hike(getting to the top in record time) nor is it for very slowpokes, we will be hiking at a casual pace. If you're not sure about a hike, please always feel free to contact the coordinator and remember to always hike within your ability in order to be able to keep up with the group. If you have not hiked Before or Recently hiked with 500M+ OR you are switching from URBAN HIKES to mountain hikes, it is highly recommended that you start with lower elevations and build up from there.If you're use to "Slowpoke Pace Hikes" then this hike is not for you-the pace will be too quickNO beginners please.


Required Items to Bring:
-Sturdy,hiking footwear
-No jeans(when cool/cold weather, it's the fabric of death)
-Water(2 Litres-more if hot)
-Bag to put muddy/dirty boots
-Change to pay your driver.
-Warm clothes
-Lunch
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-Hiking poles
-Headlamp or flash light
-First aid kit
-Bear spray and/or airhorn and/or whistle

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Highway 1 west toward Canmore. Exit onto Three Sisters Parkway and follow the signs toward the Canmore Nordic Center. Continue past the Nordic Center (reset odomoter to 0) and turn onto the Smith-Dorrien Hwy- the pavement will soon end. At 31.4km from the Nordic Center turn right (west) into Buller Mtn day-use-area parking lot. The trail will start across the hwy.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):275Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:55 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 $88.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Monday, December 6, 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: