Wednesday Evening Prairie Mountain Get Fit Night & Après - Hike Social - Wed, Sep 4 2019

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Wednesday Evening Prairie Mountain Get Fit Night & Après - Hike Social (9/4/2019)

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:Near Bragg Creek
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Sep 4 2019  6:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: 5:00 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Sep 4 2019 2:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours plus driving time and social time if attending
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Bruce F
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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:14
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 5 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

IMPORTANT - WHEN SIGNING UP FOR THIS EVENT, PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE EVENT WRITE-UP AND ENSURE YOU PROVIDE ANSWERS TO THE TWO QUESTIONS REGARDING CARPOOL LOCATION AND APRÈS-HIKE SOCIAL PARTICIPATION, as it is difficult to assign carpooling without knowing your preferences.

Distance: 6.6km round trip
Elevation gain: 715m

Come for an evening workout of hiking up Prairie Mountain; the ultimate training grounds for staying in condition for summer hikes.

You will be hiking at your own pace but will need to turn around and head back down regardless of your position after 70 minutes. That will allow you 50 minutes to come down from the turnaround point. EVERYONE MUST BE DOWN BY 8:00PM! NO IFS, ANDS OR BUTS!!!!

Note this hike is NOT suitable for beginners as we will hike at a brisk or fast pace and you will possibly be hiking on your own as the group may split depending on your individual pace. The event is geared towards personal best times so be prepared to hike up and down on your own in the event you do not find a compatible hiking partner. People will begin their ascent at 6:00 pm sharp so please plan to be there at least 10 minutes beforehand. We will all meet at the trailhead/parking area as a group at the end of the hike before leaving.

For those who may be interested - after returning to the trailhead/parking area, we will be heading over to the Bragg Creek PowderHorn Saloon for a quick après-hike drink and/or pub fair. The social is part of this event so if you do not wish to attend, you will likely need to make your own way to and from the trailhead.

Once again, when registering for this event, please indicate in the notes whether you are willing to take part in the après-hike social.
Please note: As the event is a hike and apre- hike social, carpooling arrangements may not be available for those who wish not to attend the apre-hike social.


Required Items to Bring:

Water
Good hiking footwear (no runners)
Bearspray
Headlamp (one should always be in your pack)
Bag for muddy shoes
Waterproof jacket

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Hiking poles - RECOMMENDED as terrain is steep
Extra layers
Change of clothes
Camera


How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take HWY 22x West to Bragg Creek.
Travel 19 kms west on Hwy 66 toward Kananaskis.
NOTE: PLEASE PARK AT THE ELBOW FALLS PARKING LOT BY THE WASHROOMS.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):112Km
Carpool Departure Time: 5:00 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 $35.84 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Wednesday, December 1, 2021). 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:$3.00 Event Fee for Regular COC members and Guests.
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: