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Tom Snow / Ridgeback Trails (11/13/2020)

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.

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).

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Station Flats Parking Lot
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Nov 13 2020  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Nov 12 2020 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~ 6 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Judy T
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:3
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:

COVID-19 Questionnaire:
Participation in this event is conditional upon the acceptance and adherence to COC COVID-19 protocols (see link at the top of our home page). Failure to comply with these protocols may result in removal from this event and/or future events.

Please answer the following questions in the comments section during the sign-up process, in addition to signing the waiver:

  • Have you travelled in the last 14 days?
  • Are you showing any symptoms, been in contact with a confirmed or presumptive case, or been tested positive at all?
  • Have you read and understood the current restrictions that are club policy during the COVID-19 situation?


Please read the entire event description and "Required Items to Bring" before signing up. Thank you.

Distance: ~15 km
Elevation Gain (net): ~250 m

We will start at Station Flats, hike the Tom Snow trail and return along the Ridgeback Trail. The trails are mostly snow-covered with some bare spots. Footwear traction is a must.

We will be maintaining a moderate pace with stops to catch our breath. The trails have some steep sections and climb / descend a number of times.

Winter Safety Conditions: this trail goes through unrated (front range) terrain and there is little snow on the trails at this time.

Please note that Coordinators are not trained guides; please conduct your own due diligence before signing up for any event.


Required Items to Bring:
- Footwear traction devices (e.g. Microspikes, Icers etc.) - you will not be allowed to hike without these!
- Proper winter clothing - NO JEANS (No exceptions) - recommend layered clothing
- Water, food for lunch & snacks
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Camera
- Poles
- Gaiters

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Calgary, head west on either Hwy 1 or Hwy 8 to Hwy 22 and continue on Hwy 22 south to Bragg Creek. At Bragg Creek, turn left at the 4 way stop to continue on Highway 22 for a short way to Highway 66. Go west (right) on Highway 66 for ~10 km to Station Flats (right side of the road).

Notes:

COC coordinators are not paid or trained guides. Each participant is responsible for assessing trail, road and weather conditions, and their own physical and technical abilities and ensuring their own personal safety.

- 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.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:

You need to pay your membership dues.