Moose Mountain Trail Connector - Sat, Apr 8 2006

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Moose Mountain Trail Connector (4/8/2006)

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:West Bragg Creek Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 8 2006  9:25 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Apr 6 2006 11:59 PM
Event Duration:~5-6 hours approximately
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Chris W
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:13
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 14 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:
When selecting a hike, always remember to review the elevation & distance & hike within your own ability.
-Note that this hike is not recommended for members who have never hiked before.
-Hiking boots are required for this hike-sorry no runners or jeans.

Distance: approximately 14km return
Elevation Gain: approximately 500m

Trail: The trail in general is very comfortable, has gradual inclines with switchbacks over steeper sections. This lovely trail in once section follows an old pack horses trail. This hike will offer great views , with our ultimate goal of reaching the intersection of the "official" Moose Mountain trail which follows one of the mountain ridges. Please note that we are not planning to reach Moose Mountain fire lookout - which from West Bragg Creek would be 27 km return and in addition would be a much higher elevation gain.

Required Items to Bring:
No jeans & runners
-hiking boots
-ice cleats are recommended (in case there's ice on higher elevations)
-hiking poles(are recommended)
-dress in layers-appropriate clothing
-water/lunch
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Fish Creek LRT, drive south again on Macleod Trail & exit out of town on 22X westbound(Marquis of Lorne). If you drive by Spruce Meadows you know that you're heading in the right direction towards Bragg Creek Village. From 22X, turn north(right) towards Bragg Creek Village. In the village drive pass the shopping mall & on your left and within 1/4 mile drive over the Elbow river bridge. You'll reach a T-intersection just after the bridge & turn left (west) into the West Bragg Creek road, and stay on this road for approx. 10 km, or until the construction gate and the West Bragg Creek /picnic area/parking lot. This parking lot is 1 km inside the Kananaskis Country. We will meet in the parking lot, look for a white Toyota.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):105Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 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 $33.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Monday, December 6, 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: