Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit - Fri, May 31 2019

Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit (5/31/2019)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
Date(s) & Time:Fri, May 31 2019  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 30 2019 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Approximately 6.0 - 6.5 (plus driving time)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Beth
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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: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Distance: Approx 17 - 18 kms
Elevation: Approx 370 - 400 m
Pace: Moderate yet taking time to embrace the day

This event is for hikers who have recently completed some events with similar distance, elevation and pace.
We will stick together & take time to enjoy the views.

Required Items to Bring:
proper hiking boots
foot traction (microspikes)
food, water
clothes for varying weather conditions (no cotton nor jeans)
warm layers (including hat & mitts)
personal first aid kit
money for your driver
bag for dirty/wet boots for the drive home
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
bear spray
hot beverage

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Event Directions: Take the Trans Canada Hwy west from Calgary for approximately 70km, then turn south on Hwy 40 for approximately 50km (to where the gate is). Turn right onto Kananaskis Lakes Trail and follow the signs to the Upper Lake Parking Lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):265Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 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 $68.90 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Monday, August 3, 2020). This is based on $0.15/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Note that drivers with large vehicles have the option to adjust this cost based on their vehicles. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual amount among all people in the vehicle and bring some change as drivers are not expected to carry change.

Winter Safety Considerations
Entered by Andra - November 4, 2018
Terrain Classification: Class 1
Conditions: Will be verified closer to day of event. An alternative route will be chosen if necessary.
Avalanche Bulletins not yet posting ratings for the season.
Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and are not trained guides. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, current trail conditions for the trip.

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