Pasque Mountain - Thu, Jul 8 2010

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Pasque Mountain (7/8/2010)

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:Southern Kananaskis Country
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Jul 8 2010  9:40 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:40 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 7 2010 6:05:00 AM
Event Duration:7 to 9 hrs plus drive time
Difficulty Rating:D5: 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:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 10 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Distance: 21 km loop(as per GPS-doing horseshoe & coming back on road)
Elevation to summit: 777m(as per GPS) Total elevation gain: 1238m.(as per GPS)
Hiking footwear required - Sorry no runners or sandals or golf shoes or jeans

EXPLORATORY TRIP:Please note that your coordinator has not done this hike before. Please allow time and patience for unforseen circumstances.

Note that our route will be a ridge loop with the summit of Pasque Mountain as our objective.

This difficult, off trail hike takes you along a long rocky ridge. We will complete a horseshoe passing over 3-4 high points. There may be short sections of easy scrambling along the ridge. This peak is ideal for scramblers looking for a non-technical accent or strong hikers looking for a little more challenge.

Most of the hike is along an open ridge, so please note the required items namely wind protection should there be a chance of wind chill.

IMPORTANT - Read:
Pace & sticking together as group:
If you like to race ahead or race to the top, pls do not sign up for this event. This is not a speed demon's hike nor is it for very slowpokes, we will be hiking at a moderate pace on gentler grades and at a slower pace on steeper terrain going up. If you're not sure about a hike, 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 recently hiked with 750M+, this hike is not for you. If you're use to "very slowpoke pace hikes" then this hike is not for you.


Required Items to Bring:
� Water(2L min), lunch & snacks (bring more than you think you'll need-long day)
� Proper hiking boots-no runners or jeans
� Clothes for varying weather conditions, including warm toque & mitts (yes, even in July)
� Bear spray or whistle or air horn(no bells!)
� Sunscreen & hat
� Headlamp (you should always carry this)
� First aid kit
� Plastic bag for your dirty hiking boots for the way back and proper change to pay your driver.
� A smile & sense of adventure :-)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Head south on Macleod Trail. Exit 22x. Follow hwy 22x to near Priddis, turn left to get onto 22 heading south. Go through Turner Valley, Black Diamond and Longview. At Longview head west along the 541. At 44kms turn south at highwood junction onto the 941, Park 8.5 km south of Cataract Creek Bridge at the entrance to a logging road at a gate on the west side of the road.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):260Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:40 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 $83.20 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Thursday, December 2, 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:
Please do not cancel at the last minute, this not only effects our carpool but this also prevents folks on the wait list from attending the event. Many thanks.
- 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.
 
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: