Boundary Ridge - Thu, Jul 25 2019

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Boundary Ridge (7/25/2019)

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
Event Location:West Bragg Creek Area
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Jul 25 2019  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 24 2019 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~3 - 4 hours + drive time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Judy T
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 & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:4
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 4 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Approx. Distance: 11 KM
Approx. Elevation Gain: 300 M
Please note that your coordinator has not done this full hike before and so will be unsure of all actual conditions.

IMPORTANT DETAILS:
We will be hiking at a generally MODERATE pace and a SLOW pace uphill.
You must be willing to stick together as a group. If you wish to hike at a fast pace, please do NOT sign up for this hike.
Come prepared for muddy sections on the trail.
Do not be in a rush to get back to Calgary. We will be out to enjoy the day and event duration/return to Calgary may vary.

We will be hiking Boundary Ridge. This is a multi-use trail in the West Bragg Creek area. Your coordinator has only hiked part of this trail before but wants to explore the rest. Hopefully we will find some good viewpoints as we walk up and down the forested ridges.


Required Items to Bring:
Food (lunch/snacks) and enough water
Proper hiking boots
Appropriate clothes for weather conditions
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Hiking poles
Bear spray
First aid kit

How to Get There:
Event Directions:DIRECTIONS FROM CARPOOL: follow Highway 8 west out of town. At the roundabout at Highway 22, head south towards Bragg Creek. Before the stop sign in Bragg Creek, turn right into Balsam Ave. Go past the mall on your left and after the bridge, turn left at the 3-way stop. Continue for approx. 10 km to the end of the road and you'll reach West Bragg Creek parking lot. Park at the far end of the parking lot on the right hand side.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):100Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 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 $30.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.30, effective Tuesday, April 16, 2024). 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.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at content@calgaryoutdoorclub.com.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Cost Includes:Event fee. Fee is not required of COC coordinators and premier members
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: