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MTB Jumping Pound Ridge (7/13/2019)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - MTB
Event Location: 15km north of the end of Hwy 66 - Junction with Powderface Road
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 13 2019  11:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 13 2019 8:30:00 AM
Event Duration:About 2 -2 1/2 hours plus driving time
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Carol Guthrie
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Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:2
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

From Lady of Assumption

Head west on Hwy 1 and take the Sibbald turnoff, then turn onto Powderface Trail. We'll park at the Lusk pass trailhead.

We'll drop a car at the south end of the trail (Canyon Creek) so we don't have to ride the road on the way back. Unless you want to??

The climb up Lusk Pass (500m) to the ridge starts moderately steep with easy switchbacks and then finishes with a push over the last kilometre.
We'll ride south along the ridge getting a prairie view to the east and a mountain view to the west.
There's a rock garden which is fun (on a full- suspension), and then a descent down a loose, rocky trail.
We'll either ride the road back to the Lusk trailhead (12 kms), or preferably, take a car that we've left there so we don't need to ride the road.

The trail is reasonably rocky so should be ok to ride after all this lovely rain. No guarantees though.

TAIL GATE MUNCHIES. We can stop for a social and tail gate party after the ride. So bring some munchies and a beverage for after the ride.

Required Items to Bring:
- Mountain bike
- Helmet
- Snack
- Water
- Spare tube & Bike tools - Weather appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Camera
- Bike Light (just in case)
- Bear spray or Bear bangers - First aid kit

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From highway 1 turn left onto Sibbald, then onto Powderfact Trail. Go past the Dawson parking lot and look for the Lusk Pass trail head on the right side of the road.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):120Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:30 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 $27.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.23, effective Monday, June 1, 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.


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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$3.00/Person
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:
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