Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area - Paradise Trail - Fri, Nov 25 2016

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Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area - Paradise Trail (11/25/2016)

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.

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:Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area-SW
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Nov 25 2016  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Nov 24 2016 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 hours (includes hike and lunch)
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, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: 8.6 kms
Elevation Gain: approximately 200m.

The conservation area consists of 4,800 acres of rolling foothills land donated for the protection of wildlife habitat. The terrain includes sandstone outcrops, aspen forest, native fescue grassland, and lots of deer. Please remember that this is a wildlife preserve. It is not maintained as a park. The entire Area is hilly and trails are remote. Hazards may include, but are not limited to: wildlife, cattle, fallen trees, fencing, holes, mud, ice, water, stinging plants and insects. Visitors use the Area at their own risk.

Ann and Sandy Cross conservation area

Hike by donation - please consider bringing along some change to leave at the registration kiosk, your donation will go directly towards maintaining trails and facilities for your continued enjoyment. ALL visitors must register their vehicle at the KIOSK.

Required Items to Bring:
-Hiking boots or sturdy hiking shoes
- Ice traction - Icers or Microspikes are preferred
-Warm, layered clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

- Sunglasses
- Sunscreen
- Poles
- Gaitors

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Macleod Trail or Deerfoot Trail, take Hwy 22X (Marquis of Lorne Trail from Deerfoot) Head West on Hwy 22X You will see the blue "Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area" sign on the highway, take the next left (turning south) at 160 St. SW We are located at the end of this street.

Although there is no formal carpool for this event, I will be happy to take people to and from the Somerset - Bridlewood LRT. Please email me at if you would like a lift from the station.


- 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

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.
Cost Includes:Voluntary donation to Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation area, in addition to your toonie voluntary contribution to the COC.
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: