Valley Ridge to Bearspaw Dam - Fri, Jun 6 2014

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Valley Ridge to Bearspaw Dam (6/6/2014)

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 - Urban
Event Location:Valley Ridge
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jun 6 2014  9:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jun 5 2014 9:30:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): David Meisner
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:4
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 9 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Distance: about 7 km, elevation gain about 10 m, however because of ups and downs in the trail total ascent is about 150 m.

The trail will take us down a ravine almost to the Bow River. From there we will climb gradually through Douglas fir up the escarpment until we reach an outlook above the Bearspaw Dam. From this point we can continue further west and then return by the same path.

Required Items to Bring:
Rain Gear (if needed)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:- West on Trans Canada to Valley Ridge Blvd.
- North to Valley Ridge Drive (first boulevard stop sign).
- Left to end of Valley Ridge Drive. Be sure to park legally here.

This (meeting) location is accessible by Calgary Transit: Calgary Transit Routes


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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: