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XC Ski - Ribbon Creek (3/6/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Ski - Cross-Country
Event Location: Ribbon Creek near Kananaskis Village
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Mar 6 2018  11:15 AM  (Carpool Departure: 10:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Mar 6 2018 1:00:00 AM
Event Duration:6 Hours or so
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Gord P
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Ribbon was groomed a day or two ago so let's check it out.

-15C in the morning, so we'll start a little later and it's supposed to warm up to -1 C.

Required Items to Bring:
- XC skiing equipment including wax
- Water and lunch/snacks
- Backpack with extra warm clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- First Aid kit
- Camera
- a park pass if you have one

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Ribbon Creek parking lot (just past the hostel / near the Mine Cart).
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):200Km
Carpool Departure Time: 10:00 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 $54.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.27, effective Saturday, March 17, 2018). This is based on $0.15/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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- 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.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $3.00/Person.

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