Lady MacDonald Teahouse-Moderate Pace - Sat, Jun 3 2006

Lady MacDonald Teahouse-Moderate Pace (6/3/2006)

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:Canmore
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 3 2006  9:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jun 1 2006 11:59 PM
Event Duration:a few hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 13 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: ~7-10KM
Elevation Gain: ~ 940M to "teahouse" + optional 274M to ridge.

Note:Hiking boots are required-sorry no runners.

This hike is not recommended for members who have not yet hiked this year. You should be in good shape for this hike.

This hike is a short steep sharp ascent towards the top of the mountain where the "teahouse" is. The higher you climb the more spectacular the views become. To the south all the peaks of the Bow Valley lie at your feet.(Please note that the "teahouse" is abandoned & therefore does not offer any beverage or food services.)

We will be going at a moderate pace for the duration with few prolonged stops. If you feel that you may not be able to follow at a moderate pace, then you may wish to reconsider this hike.

Required Items to Bring:
-hiking boots-sorry no runners
- water-1Litre minimum
-hiking poles
-appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take highway 1 west out of Calgary & continue until you see a sign "Canmore City Centre". Take that exit(you will drive in front of the Silver Tip Hotel), which will lead you to an overpass where there will be a set of lights-turn left on Benchland Trail for a few minutes until you reach the junction with Elk Run Blvd. Turn right on Elk Run Blvd. & you will see right away a sign "Trailhead Parking Lot", make an immediate left into the parking lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):200Km
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 $64.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Thursday, January 27, 2022). This is based on $0.16/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:
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: