Kananaskis Fire Lookout Loop - Relaxed Pace - Sat, Apr 29 2017

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Kananaskis Fire Lookout Loop - Relaxed Pace (4/29/2017)

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:PLPP
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 29 2017  9:20 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:35 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 28 2017 2:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~7 hours + driving 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: 8 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Distance: ~16.6km return
Elevation Gain: ~559m
Proper hiking footwear(no runners)- No jeans/sweatpants.

Microspikes are required.

DRIVERS are needed.

For this weekend's hike delight, we'll hike to another lookout! The fire lookout provides fantastic views of the Kananaskis valley and lakes. (a sunny day has been pre-ordered for this special day). We will be taking a lunch break, at the lookout. From the lookout we will go down the backside and complete a loop.

We will be hiking at a RELAXED Pace+(not slowpoke pace), which means going at a slow Pace going up and Moderate pace on flat terrain. If you do not want to stay with the group at this pace, pls find another hike. If you're not sure about a hike, feel free to contact the coordinator and remember to always hike within your ability in order to be able to keep up with the group.

PLS remember that hiking in the winter is alot harder then in the summer.

PLS NOTE:
Do not be in a rush to get back to Calgary - return time may vary. We are out to enjoy the day and Explore.


Required Items to Bring:
-Spikes
-Bear spray and/OR whistle and/OR air horn
-NO bear bells
-Well-equipped day pack-NO "sling pack" or "tiny pack" that only fits your lunch. Come prepared.
-Gaiters
-Hiking footwear - sorry no runners, jeans or sweatpants.
-Dress in layers
-Toque/gloves
-First aid kit(pls do not rely on volunteer coordinator for this)
- Bag for dirty boots
- Lunch and water (1 1/2 litre min. or more if warmer)
- Money in small denominations for your driver.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:emailed to participants
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):255Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:35 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 $81.60 (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.
 
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
*Note: Kindly pls do not cancel at the last minute, this causes extra work for coordinator and carpool problems.