Cox Hill - Sun, Feb 21 2021

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Cox Hill (2/21/2021)

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: Sibbald Creek Area
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Feb 21 2021  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Feb 20 2021 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~ 5 hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Ben Cheong
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Minimum Group Size:3
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 (fever, cough, loss of taste or smell) of COVID-19, flu or cold?
  • Have you been in contact with a confirmed or presumptive case of COVID-19, or with someone who has any symptoms of COVID-19, flu or cold?
  • Have you tested positive in the last 10 days or are you waiting for COVID-19 test results?
  • Are you associated with a setting that is currently having an outbreak and been instructed to get tested or self-isolate?
  • Have you read and understood the current restrictions that are club policy during the COVID-19 situation?


The trail winds and switchbacks steadily upwards through forest with few opportunities to catch your breath. The tree cover doesn't allow for many viewpoints along the way but the summit boasts a full panorama of prairie, foothills, and nearby peaks. Have a snack at the summit take our photos and then head back down.

Elevation gain: 775m
Distance: 13 kms return

Notes:
- We'll be moving at a steady pace.
- Microspikes or similar big spiky traction device is mandatory. No Yaktraks

- NO CARPOOL, meet at trailhead


Required Items to Bring:
- Microspikes/Similarly spiky traction devices
- Good trail lightweight footwear
- Layers as needed.
- Snacks
- 1 litre water minimum
- Personal first-aid kit
- A smile & sense of adventure :-)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Gaiters
- Hiking poles
- Camera
- Sunscreen and sunglasses

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive west on Hwy 1 from Calgary and take the Sibbald Creek Trail (Hwy 68) turnoff. Drive approx. 23km to the Powderface Trail junction turn left and drive 3km south to the Dawson Equestrian day use trailhead, park here.

Trail Head - Google Maps

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:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: