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Mountain Bike Jumpingpound and Cox Hill (6/18/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - MTB
Event Location: Access from Powderface Road
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jun 18 2017  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 17 2017 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 hours
Difficulty Rating:D7: Advanced
Event Coordinator(s): Nancy U
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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:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
The plan is to access the Jumpingpound ridge ride from the north (Sibbald Flats Road), leaving one vehicle at the north trailhead, then proceeding to the south trailhead to start the ride.

Physical Ability - Difficult/
There is a very strenuous climb up to Jumpingpound Ridge and another up to Cox Hill so you need to be in good physical condition.
Technical Ability - Moderate to Difficult /
There is a rock garden that is a challenging section with lots of rocks to navigate. The descent down Cox Hill has some very steep switch backs
If you haven't ridden some or all of this ride, please note that it is very strenuous. If you have questions or concerns, please call.


Required Items to Bring:
A mountain bike with front suspension. No cruisers or hybrids!
Helmet (no helmet - No Ride)
Food and water - lots
Spare tube & bike tools
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
First Aid kit
Camera
Snack and drink for afterwards.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Heading west on the TransCanada, take Highway 66 (marked Sibbald) and continue west to the start of the gravel Powderface road). Turn left (heading SW) on the road and proceed to the Dawson Parking lot. We'll drop a vehicle here for the car shuttle.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):120Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 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 $26.40 (calculated at total Km * $0.22, effective Tuesday, November 21, 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:

- 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!