Mount Baldy - Sat, Jul 28 2012

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Mount Baldy (7/28/2012)

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:Scramble
Event Location:Kananaskis
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 28 2012  8:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 27 2012 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4-6 hrs + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Bruce F
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 8 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Distance: Approx 6.5kms
Elevation Gain: Approx 800m

Mt Baldy is an easy scramble that offers great views of the prairies to the east and Mountains to the west. A good level of fitness is still required to tackle this mountain. Please be realistic about your abilities and gauge them appropriately. Note there is an exposed 2m downclimb section to this scramble that you need to overcome.

Please do not be in a rush to get back to town as we may stop for a bite/drink.

Required Items to Bring:
- rock helmet (mandatory)
- sturdy hiking boots (mandatory)
- clothing for variable weather conditions (no cotton)
- plenty of water and food
- plastic bag for muddy boots
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- personal first aid kit
- hiking poles
- sunglassess
- lunch
- sunscreen
- camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Head west on Highway 1. Turn south on Highway 40 and then continue 1.6km past the Barrier Lake picnic area. At the 1.6 km mark, look for a rock cut and sign saying watch for falling rock. You can drive further down the road to an open parking area to your right and walk back down to the spot mentioned.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):180Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 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 $63.00 (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.


- 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

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: