Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area-Moderate Pace - Sat, Oct 17 2009

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area-Moderate Pace (10/17/2009)

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:Conservation Area-SW
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 17 2009  1:15 PM  (Carpool Departure: 12:55 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 16 2009 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~ 3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
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: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: 8.7-11KM
Elevation gain: we go up the hills 150M five times
Proper hiking footwear(sorry no runners)

If you don't have time to head out to the mountains & are looking at getting your exercise "fix" with a quick hike at a moderate pace that's close by, then this is the hike to sign up for. The entire area is hilly, including approximately 5+ hills that are rated by the conservation area as being "STRENUOUS" to climb (~150 metres each), with elevation gains & losses.

The Conservation requires donations of $2.00/person for the maintenance of the area.

This conservation area consists of 4,800 acres of rolling, foothills land donated for the protection of wildlife habitat.

Required Items to Bring:
-Conservation requires donations of $2.00 for the maintenance of the area.
-Gaiters(with the snow melting the trail will probably be muddy)
-Snacks + water(1L min)
-Hiking footwear
- Dress in layers
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Sunglasses
- Sunscreen

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Somerset LRT, drive south again on Macleod Trail & exit out of town on 22X westbound(Marquis of Lorne). If you drive by Spruce Meadows you know that you're heading in the right direction. Shortly after the city limits sign, watch out for 160th Street. Immediately turn left(south) on 160th SW till you reach the Conservation Area. Even though the park gates may be open, you are required to park at the lower parking lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):35Km
Carpool Departure Time: 12:55 PM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $12.25 (calculated at total Km * $0.35, effective Friday, August 12, 2022). 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.


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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: