Weekly Get Fit Night - Prairie Mtn - Thu, May 29 2014

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Weekly Get Fit Night - Prairie Mtn (5/29/2014)

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:Near Bragg Creek
Date(s) & Time:Thu, May 29 2014  6:30 PM  (Carpool Departure: 5:45 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, May 28 2014 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:80 min to get up + a shorter time to get down + travel time
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
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: 7 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Distance: ~7.6km round trip
Elevation gain: ~716m
PLEASE NOTE: Sorry no jeans/sweat pants nor casual shoes (including sneakers/trainers, work boots, sandals), Proper hiking boots required.

These hikes will take place once every weeknight.

An evening workout, the ultimate stairmaster. We will hike up Prairie Mountain.We will ascend Prairie Mtn at a Moderate or Brisk pace or Fast pace.(You choose the pace that works for you). We will break into separate groups depending on the pace. If we have not reached the summit within 80 mins we will turn back whereever we are. We want enough daylight time to get down/drive back in daylight, so we will need to stick to a schedule.

You should have some degree of fitness level-NOT for beginners who have not recently hiked with this elevation or just done "urban hikes OR Slow pace hikes".

+++PLS NOTE 2 carpools:+++
-SW carpool-Sylvia
-NW carpool-Mick.
-Please let us know when you register under "notes"which carpool you will join.

The event will go ahead if there is a chance of showers, but will be cancelled if the rain is more substantial. Watch your emails after 4pm.

Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and are NOT trained guides only experienced hikers. The coordinators are looking for members to join them, so that they won't hike alone. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, current trail conditions for the trip and as such, you are responsible for your OWN safety and equipment and not the coordinator.

Required Items to Bring:
-Hiking Boots-no runners/sandals….
-Bear Spray and or whistle and or air horn. (Bears are out and about in abundance!!)You are responsible for your own safety.
- Warm clothing-No jeans or cotton clothes
- HIGHLY RECOMMENDED:ICERS or MICROSPIKES(still ice/snow on trails).
- Water - 1L minimum
-Proper hiking pack
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-First aid kit(you are responsible for your OWN safety-not the coordinator).
-Hiking Poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Will be emailed to participants.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):125Km
Carpool Departure Time: 5:45 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 $40.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Tuesday, November 30, 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.

PLEASE in "comments" if you are leaving from the SW carpool or the NW. Kindly please do not cancel at the last minute-this adds more work for the volunteers.
- 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: