Jumpingpound Ridge-(South Trail) - Sat, Jun 24 2006

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Jumpingpound Ridge-(South Trail) (6/24/2006)

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:Kananaskis-south
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 24 2006  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jun 22 2006 11:59 PM
Event Duration:a few hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 11 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Distance: ~12KM return
Elevation: ~450M

The beginning of the hike starts with a small creek crossing then we follow switchbacks up through the forest. At the top you'll see beautiful alpine meadows with wildflowers. We'll lounge on the summit or if you wish, continue to explore the east ridge. The possibilities are endlless, so come on out and enjoy the day. Although your coordinator is not the fastest hiker, she would like to still go at a moderate pace.

Please be warned that your event coordinator has not fully done this hike before but wants to check it out, so if you can please allow time/patience for unforseen circumstances. Thanks.

Required Items to Bring:
- HIKING BOOTS - sorry, no runners
- water-1 Litre minimum
- lunch/snacks
- hiking poles
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Fish Creek LRT: Drive south again on Macleod Trail & exit out of town on 22 westbound (Marquis of Lorne). If you drive by Spruce Meadows you know that you're heading in the right direction towards Kananaskis. Highway 22 eventually turns into 66. Continue on 66 into Kananaskis Country. We'll re-group at the Powderface Trail Ridge pullout. Do not turn left - you'll end up at the Little Elbow Recreation Area. From this point since there is no signage to indicate the parking lot for the trailhead for Jumpingpound Ridge I will lead the way & everyone can follow me & we will head north on Powderface Trail which is a gravel road for 14.8KM. . Please keep an eye on KM. The trailhead is north of Canyon Creek. The trailhead is a huge pullout on the right hand side of the road.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):190Km
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 $60.80 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Wednesday, December 1, 2021). 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.

Notes:

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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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.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: