Mountain Biking - Jumpingpound Ridge - Sat, Aug 6 2016

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Mountain Biking - Jumpingpound Ridge (8/6/2016)

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.

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Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)
The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - MTB
Event Location: Jumpingpound Ridge
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 6 2016  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Aug 5 2016 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 hours plus travel time of 1 hour each way
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Carol Guthrie
Roy Scarisbrick
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 2 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

We will ride Jumpingpound Ridge loop clockwise.
Starting from the north end of Jumpingpound at Lusk Pass, we will ride up the link to the junction of Cox Hill and JP. We'll then ride south down the ridge to a great technical downhill. We'll either ride the road back or use a car that we've left at the south end.

Total distance is 13-14 kilometres with 700 meters net elevation.

This ride is for experienced moderate pace riders.

We'll likely have a tailgate party at end of the ride so bring snacks and drinks

Required Items to Bring:
- Mountain bike, well maintained
- Helmet
- Spare tube and tools
- Snacks
- Water (at least 2 litres)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- first aid kit
- Bear spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Heading west on the TransCanada, take Hwy 66 (marked Sibbald) and continue west to the start of the gravel Powderface road). Turn left (heading SW) on the road and proceed to the Lusk Pass trailhead.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):160Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 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 $43.20 (calculated at total Km * $0.27, effective Friday, June 18, 2021). This is based on $0.15/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.

Trailpeak information
Trailpeak map and profile

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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: