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Ranger Summit Beginner Hike (3/7/2020)

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.For some events a payment may be required. Payment is not made directly to COC - please review event details fully for information about if and how you will be required to make payment.

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, Mar 7 2020  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 6 2020 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~3 - 4 hours + drive time
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to 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: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Approx. Distance: 8 KM return
Approx Elevation Gain: >300 M
Traction devices (e.g. Icers, Microspikes) required.

IMPORTANT DETAILS:
This is a beginner hike to get us ready for the summer. Pace will be slower than moderate.
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 icy, snowy, 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.

This is a multi-use trail in the West Bragg Creek area.
We will be hiking Ranger Summit to the Strange Brew intersection and return the same way.


Required Items to Bring:
Traction devices are a must on this hike - trail is icy
Snacks and water
Proper hiking boots
Clothes for varying weather conditions
Plastic bag for wet boots for the drive home
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Hiking poles
First aid kit

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 4 way stop in Bragg Creek, turn right onto Balsam Ave. Go past the mall on your left and after the bridge, turn left at the T junction. Continue for approx. 10 km to the end of the road and you'll reach West Bragg Creek recreation area. Park at the far end of the north parking lot (on your right).
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):100Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 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 $23.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.23, effective Tuesday, May 26, 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.

Notes:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
- 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.
- Support the club by purchasing a Premier Membership: $25 a year


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:$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!