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Exploring Moose Mtn. Meadows before false summit-not going to Fire Lookout (9/11/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Kananaskis Area - (near Bragg Creek)
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Sep 11 2018  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Sep 10 2018 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~ 5 or so + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Return: approximately 14km
Elevation: approximately 550m gain
Proper hiking boots - Sorry NO sneakers / hiking trail runners or Jeans. thx
++PLS note this event is weather dependent-at this time of the year we never know.++


+++Drivers are needed+++:

It's great to live in Calgary! You don't have to travel far to get a quick hike in.

We always seem to hike to the Moose Mountain fire lookout. Let's try something different and before the false summit lets head right and down to the meadows and explore all the beautiful meadows that stretch out further then one would expect. We'll go here/there/up/down Lot's to explore!! You'll have many "digital moments".

Hopefully the sun will be out and the wind light.

~~~~~If you live in the NW, you might want to meet us directly at the trailhead; quicker for you than meeting us at the SW carpool.~~~~~~

PACE: Relaxed pace when doing the uphill portions and moderate for the balance. If you are a "Speed D" please sign up for another hike.

Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and are NOT trained guides. All participants are responsible for their OWN safety and equipment.


Required Items to Bring:
+++-CASH no EMAIL transfer to pay your driver.+++

-Bear spray and/or air horn and/or whistle - NO BEAR BELLS
-Proper hiking footwear and PACK (ensure your PACK is big enough to include extras -- a small bike pack that only fits your hydration water system and small lunch is TOO SMALL...one should always be ready for the unexpected)
-Plastic bag to put muddy/dirty boots in.
-Plenty of water ( 1 1/2L minimum, more if hot)
-Lunch
-Dress in layers
-Toque-can be pretty Windy at the top...
-First-aid kit(do not rely on coordinator)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):126Km
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 $37.80 (calculated at total Km * $0.30, effective Friday, September 21, 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.

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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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
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.

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