Baker and Bowmont Parks - Sat, Mar 16 2019

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Baker and Bowmont Parks (3/16/2019)

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 will then make your payment for this event at the venue, NOT in advance to the COC.

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 - Urban
Event Location:Baker Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 16 2019  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 15 2019 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2.5 - 3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Judy T
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Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 13 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:2
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Meet in Baker Park: Park in the main lot and walk south (towards river) to Sun Bowl. We will meet on the pathway above the Sun Bowl

From there, we will walk west along the Bow River, climb the pathway west of Stoney Trail, then loop around to join Bowmont Park.

A short climb will take us to a lookout where we can have short break and snack, then make our way back to Baker Park.

Please note that although a lot of the pathway is clear, there are icy, wet and snow- covered sections. Footwear traction and/or poles are highly recommended. We will be moving at a moderate pace.

Required Items to Bring:
- sturdy footwear
- water
- clothing appropriate to the weather
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- traction devices such as Icers, Microspikes etc.
- poles
- snack

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Baker Park:
From the south: Take Bowness Road west to 85 St NW, cross the bridge over the Bow River and take the ramp immediately on your right.
From the north: take Nose Hill Dr NW, turn south on 87 St NW and left on Bearspaw Dam Rd. Take the first ramp on the right after crossing the railway bridge.
Everyone: At the fork in the road, keep to the left and follow the signs to Baker Park.
NOTE: Do NOT follow the sign to the River Access area on the right.

- Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and not trained guides.
- All participants are responsible for assessing road, weather and trail/pathway conditions.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Cost Includes:Event fee. No cost for Premier members, coordinators or if this is your first event.
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: