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XC Skiing - Pipestone Loop (2/4/2017)

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:Ski - Cross-Country
Event Location: Near Lake Louise
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Feb 4 2017  10:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Feb 3 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3-4 hours (plus driving time)
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Jacques
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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:10
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Total distance: 13Km
Total elevation gain: 190m
Pace: Relaxed 5-6 Km/Hr

Pipestone Loop is a single track-set trail consisting of gently rolling terrain with the occasional open meadows. This event is geared towards members who are comfortable skiing track-set Green and Blue trails.

Please Note: we will be briefly stopping at the Samson Mall in Lake Louise prior to starting the event.

Click Here to review trail conditions


Required Items to Bring:
- XC skis & wax kit
- XC ski boots & poles
- Water
- Lunch and/or snacks
- Back pack with extra warm clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Personal First Aid Kit
- Park Pass

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Head west on Hwy 1 (Trans-Canada) and continue to Lake Louise. Just past Lake Louise, turn right at the sign for the Pipestone Day-Use Area.

Please Note: we will be briefly stopping at the Samson Mall in Lake Louise prior to starting the event.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):360Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:15 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 $79.20 (calculated at total Km * $0.22, effective Monday, February 20, 2017). 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.

Notes:

Winter Safety Considerations
Entered by Jacques M on Jan 27, 2017
Terrain Classification: This event is exempted from avalanche planning because it takes place on groomed cross-country ski trails.

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- 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.
- 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.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

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