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Skoki Loop Backpack (6/30/2017)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.
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|Event Type:||Hike - Backpack|
|Event Location:||Banff National Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Jun 30 2017, Sat, Jul 1 2017, Sun, Jul 2 2017 10:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM *log in for location*)|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Jun 7 2017 11:00:00 PM|
|Event Duration:||3 days 2 nights|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
|Member Cost:||$22.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 18 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||5|
|Maximum No. Guests:||0|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Maximum No. Guests Per Member:||0|
|Number Registered So Far:||5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|Beautiful high alpine meadows and lakes.
Beginning at the Fish Creek trailhead (next to
the Lake Louise ski area), this trip starts
with a 4 km hike up the Temple access road.
Climb over aptly named Boulder Pass and pass by
beautiful Ptarmigan Lake before descending to
Baker Lake and the campground. The second day
involves travelling around Fossil Mountain and
past historic Skoki Lodge to Merlin Meadows
campground. On the way out, after climbing
Deception Pass, re-join the access trail at
Ptarmigan Lake back to the trail head. Please
read notes below.|
Distance: 38km round trip
Elevation: 1300M gross gain, give or take
You will need your own personal backpacking
gear. Tents, stoves, packsaw, water filters and
pots can be shared between tent mates. Bear
hangs are available at the campsites so bring a
small sack for hanging food and other scented
stuff up. If you're brand new to backpacking,
see link for backpacking gear and email me for
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Head west to Lake Louise Ski Hill/Skoki Lodge trail head|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||370Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||8:00 AM|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
|Carpool Cost:||Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $81.40 (calculated at total Km * $0.22, effective Sunday, April 23, 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.|
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|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||- Backcountry permits and reservation fee for
each person for 2 nights|
- Bank and admin costs
|Make a Payment:||Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the COC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.|
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