Johnston Canyon, Ink Pots LOCATION CHANGE - Sun, May 17 2015

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Johnston Canyon, Ink Pots LOCATION CHANGE (5/17/2015)

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:Johnston Canyon
Date(s) & Time:Sun, May 17 2015  10:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 15 2015 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:4 to 5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mick
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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:10
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 7 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Distance: 11 km
Elevation Gain: 215m

I have changed this event as despite repeated attempts, I have not been able to reach Parks Canada regarding avalanche conditions at Plain of Six Glaciers.

We will start at the Moose Meadows car park, and walk down the road to Johnston' Canyon, from which we will ascend past the two waterfalls to the ink pots, we will return from the ink pots via Moose Meadows.


Required Items to Bring:

- Proper Waterproof hiking boots
- ICERS or similar ice traction devices
- Warm layers
- Gloves & hat
- Lunch
- Water
- $ or park pass
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Gaiters

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take the Trans Canada Highway west from Calgary, to Castle Junction where we will turn right, and after two km turn right again proceeding South for about 5km to Moose Meadows parking.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):290Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 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 $92.80 (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.

Notes:

- 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: