Ranger Summit / Strange Brew / Boundary Ridge Loop - Sat, Oct 5 2019

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Ranger Summit / Strange Brew / Boundary Ridge Loop (10/5/2019)

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:Bragg Creek Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 5 2019  10:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 10:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 4 2019 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 hours + drive time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mick
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Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Distance: 9.6 km return
Elevation Gain: >300 m
Pace: Relaxed.
Priority: Priority may be given to drivers. If I do not get enough drivers, you may be placed on the wait list.
Expectations:
You must be willing to stick together as a group.
Possible snow, muddy and icy sections.
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.

Description:
This hike follows multi-use trails in West Bragg Creek area, so we may encounter the occasional mountain bike. You will find this hike surprisingly nice, with some great viewpoints toward snow-capped peaks of Rockies and walking gentle, forested ridges. We will be hiking Ranger Summit / Strange Brew / Boundary Ridge loop with side trip to the first panoramic viewpoint on Ranger Summit.

If you're not sure about a hike, feel free to contact the coordinator and remember to always hike within your ability in order to be able to keep up with the group.


Required Items to Bring:
food and water
suitable footwear (may be wet and slippery)
clothes for varying autumn weather conditions
plastic bag for dirty boots for the drive home.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hiking poles
Bear Spray
first aid kit
flask with warm drink

How to Get There:
Event Directions:DIRECTIONS FROM CARPOOL: follow Highway 8 west out of town. Hit the roundabout at Highway 22 and head south towards Bragg Creek. Before the stop sign at Bragg and before the Shell gas station, turn right into Balsam Ave. Go pass the mall on your left and at the bridge, turn left at the T junction. Continue for approx. 10 km till the end of the road and you'll reach West Bragg Creek /picnic area/parking lot. Park on the far end of the parking lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):86Km
Carpool Departure Time: 10:00 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 $27.52 (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:Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $28.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.28, effective Monday, June 3, 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.
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: