Sulphur Mountain - Sun, Jul 23 2006

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Sulphur Mountain (7/23/2006)

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).

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location:Banff
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 23 2006  10:15 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 21 2006 11:59 PM
Event Duration:a few hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 8 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Elevation Gain: 717M (as per GPS reading)
Distance: 11.30KM-return (as per GPS reading)

The hike follows a well-marked wide trail and its countless zigzags wind lazily up the forested hillside. Your reward will be when you reach the summit ...a spectacular view on a clear day.

Please note that if you have never hiked before, then it is recommended that you start with a hike with alot lower elevation.

Please note that this hike will not be going at a super duper pace, but a regular pace so that we can all enjoy the hike with frequent water/snack breaks.

Required Items to Bring:
- money for Banff Park entry fee or park pass
- water - 1litre minimum
- lunch/snacks
- a warm layer for when you reach the top (very windy)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take highway 1 west from Calgary into Banff National Park. Take the first exit into Banff, go through the town on the main drag (Banff Ave). Just after crossing the bridge you arrive at a T-junction. Turn left and then quickly right. Follow the signs to Sulphur Mtn./Gondola. Park at the upper parking area(Upper Hot Springs). The trail starts at the northwest end of the lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):320Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:15 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 $102.40 (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.


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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.
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: