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Jumpingpound Loop evening ride (5/28/2019)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - MTB
Event Location: Pinetop day use area on Hwy 68
Date(s) & Time:Tue, May 28 2019  6:30 PM  (Carpool Departure: 5:45 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, May 28 2019 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1.5 - 2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Grant P
Wade D
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, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

We tried this a week or so ago and ended up driving back to town in the rain. The forecast looks better so who wants to try an evening at Jumpingpound Loop again?

A sweet and super-fast singletrack for (almost) all levels of rider. This trail has a very moderate gradient with little elevation gain; not very common for Kananaskis Country. It may be ridden clockwise or counterclockwise. The fast and flowy singletrack can be taken at speed for the more advanced rider, while beginners will appreciate the little elevation gain and the rolling nature of this track. There are a number of river/creek crossings over wooden man-made bridges.
Distance: 9.4km Elevation gain: 248m
Write-up courtesy of:

Slower intermediate riders are welcome, however you must have some previous mountain biking experience to come on this ride and show up with a real mountain bike.No Wal-Mart or Canadian tire bikes.
We'll be riding at a relaxed pace so you don't need to be an expert or a speed demon, and we'll go clockwise around the loop. Trail conditions seem to indicate it has mostly dried out except for a couple spots.

NOTE: there is no cell service at the event so if there are any problems please call before carpool time.

More trail info by clicking here - Jumpingpound Loop.

Required Items to Bring:

- Mountain Bike
- Helmet **NO EXCEPTIONS**
- Water
- Tools, Tube and Pump
- Clothing for all weather conditions
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

- Personal first aid kit
- Camera
- Bear Spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take the Trans Canada highway west out of town. DO NOT TURN AT JUMPINGPOUND ROAD - IT IS ONLY THERE TO TRICK YOU! Keep going, and then turn south onto Highway 68 (Sibbald turn-off) and follow it for approximately 12km, just a couple hundred meters past the end of the new pavement. Park in the Pine Top Picnic Area.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):110Km
Carpool Departure Time: 5:45 PM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $28.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Tuesday, December 10, 2019). 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.


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- 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:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Cost Includes:$3 Event Fee for regular members.
Premier members and volunteers exempt.
Make a Payment:$3.00 Event Fee (if applicable) to be paid to your event coordinator. Activity fee, if applicable, (i.e. court fee, bowling fee, camping fee, etc.) to be paid as instructed by your event coordinator.

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