Rummel Pass - Sun, Sep 17 2017

Rummel Pass (9/17/2017)

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.

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:Kananaskis
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Sep 17 2017  9:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Sep 16 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~ 5 hours plus driving time
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Mick
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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:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 9 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Drivers may receive priority from wait list.

Please note that this will be a slower paced hike when going up steeper sections and over rocky terrain. If you are a fast hiker, this may not be a trip for you.

Distance: 15km return
Elevation Gain: 588m
3.5km - Junction with trail #93 to Chester Lake.
3.9km - Bridge junction at Rummel Creek, then take unofficial "summer" route to lake.
5km - Rummel Lake.
7.5km - Pass two tarns, then Rummel Pass with views of Lost Lake. This will be our lunch and turnaround point for this trip.

Ref: Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 4th Edition - #91 and #91A

Required Items to Bring:
- $ for driver
- Sturdy hiking boots
- Lunch
- Water (1L or more)
- Clothing for all weather
- Warm clothing including toque and gloves
- Day pack
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- hiking poles
- bear spray
- first aid kit
- Thermos with warm drink

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Highway 1 west turn south on Highway 40 carry on until just before winter gate and turn right on to Kananaskis Lakes Road. Turn right on to Smith Dorian Trail. Continue a few kilometers pass Chester Lake trail head. Park on east side of the road, just north of the turn-off for Mount Engadine Lodge and Mount Shark.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):290Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 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 $92.80 (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: