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Makin' Tracks - Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area-Moderate Pace (4/3/2017)

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.For some events a payment may be required. Payment is not made directly to COC - please review event details fully for information about if and how you will be required to make payment.

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: Sandy Cross Conservation Area
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Apr 3 2017  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Apr 2 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~ 2.45 - 3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
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, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: ~8.7-10KM
Elevation gain: ~ 200M .
Proper hiking footwear. Micro- spikes(might be slippery/ice on trails where sun doesn't shine).
No jeans.

Come on out and join us for your exercise "fix".
The entire area is hilly, with elevation gains & losses so you must be comfortable/capable of going up/down long hills.

Please Note: that there is wildlife in this area.

PLS NOTE: If it rains event will get cancelled - email sent out.

The Conservation requires donations of $2.00/person for the maintenance of the area.

This conservation area consists of 4,800 acres of rolling, foothills land donated for the protection of wildlife habitat.

If you live in the NW, you might want to meet us directly at trailhead, quicker for you then meeting us at the SW carpool.

Required Items to Bring:
-Conservation requires donations of $2.00 for the maintenance of the area.
-Come prepared(small day hiking pack
- Microspikes
-Snacks + water(1 min- more if hot weather)
-Proper footwear
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Bear spray or whistle or air horn(NO BEAR BELLS)
- Sunglasses

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):35Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:30 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 $7.70 (calculated at total Km * $0.22, effective Monday, January 22, 2018). This is based on $0.12/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.


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- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
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- Support the club by purchasing a Premier Membership: $25 a year

Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!