FREE:Mapitfirst - Thu, Nov 26 2009

FREE:Mapitfirst (11/26/2009)

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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:Learn
Event Location:MEC-830-10th Ave SW
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Nov 26 2009  6:40 PM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Nov 21 2009 7:00:00 AM
Event Duration:~1 hour and 15 minutes
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:45
Minimum Group Size:45
Number Registered So Far: 53 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

The COC Training Program

The objectives of the Calgary Outdoor Training Program in 2009 are to:
a) provide educational sessions to members
b) raise awareness about different aspects of the outdoors
c) increase the members' safety while enjoying their activities in the mountains
d) provide everyone the opportunity to ask pertinent questions

Plan your Canadian Rockies hiking/back-packing and scrambling adventure with the latest route, weather, and point-of-interest information at your fingertips with Mapitfirst. This is a one stop application whereby one no longer has to flip through different hard copy books/maps/etc.. With Mapitfirst "The Canadian Rockies", you'll have access to continuous up-to-date information on thousands of trails and full color topographical maps for Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise, Yoho, Kootenay, Kananaskis and Assiniboine. Important links to key web sites are positioned on the map for your convenience. Access to nearly 300 trail descriptions are available at your fingertips. Maps and trails can be viewed in 3D to give you a better picture of the trail you are planning to hike. Unique features allow you to create your own trail to uncharted territories, modify the route and download the data to your GPS or PDA.

This evenings presentation will given by Tom Keanny-owner and developer of this great software.

PLEASE ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT ATTENDING. Unreasonable last minute cancellations(2 hours or less prior to event) and no shows preventing others from attending the event will be recorded. Thank you for your consideration for other COC members.

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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.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
*Note: Please do not cancel at the last minute. (: