Ha Ling Peak - Moderate Pace - Sat, Mar 18 2023

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Ha Ling Peak - Moderate Pace (3/18/2023)

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:Goat Creek Day Use Area (Canmore)
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 18 2023  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 17 2023 7:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5 Hours + Travel
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Julie
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: 7 km return
Elevation Gain: 810m

This hike is described as challenging and not suitable for beginners. 2.5 - 3 hour stair climb up to the saddle. We will evaluate the unmaintained 100m portion up to the peak to see if it is safe to proceed.

Our pace will be moderate with minimal stops to delayer or have a quick drink.

Please keep in mind while it might be quite comfortable down around the the tree line, expect strong windy conditions at the top. Please pack accordingly.
NOTE: If you are not comfortable with carpooling, you may choose to meet us at the goat creek parking lot.

Kananaskis Conservation Pass fees apply for any vehicle access into Kananaskis Country. The mandatory fee of: Day pass - $15 (registers one vehicle) or Yearly pass - $90 (registers up to 2 vehicles) applies. You can purchase your pass beforehand,online at:
Kananaskis Conservation Pass

Required Items to Bring:
-HIKING BOOTS/SHOES, preferrably waterproof as there will be snow
-Breathable quick dry hiking attire
-Jacket/wind breaker
-Warm Layers
- gaiters
- hiking poles
- icers
-Kananaskis Conservation Pass if you are driving
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-First aid kit
-Bear spray/whistle

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Head west out of Calgary on Trans Canada exiting onto Three Sisters Parkway (route 742) just east of Canmore. Follow the signs to the Nordic Centre but continue on the parkway (route 742 / Smith Dorrien - Spray trail) as it turns into a gravel road, past the Nordic Centre for ~ 3 - 5 minutes. You will wind past the reservoir and head down a hill where you will see the large Goat Creek parking lot below on your right.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):161Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 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 $56.35 (calculated at total Km * $0.35, effective Tuesday, March 21, 2023). 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.


Winter Safety Considerations
This information entered by Julie Jack March 16, 2023
Terrain Classification: Simple (Class-1)
Forecast Avalanche Danger Level:
Alpine : considerable
Treeline : moderate
Below Treeline : moderate
Some or all of this event takes place in Simple (Class-1) terrain. Should the avalanche danger rise to High or Extreme at any elevation on the day of the event, it will be cancelled, or moved to an area free of avalanche hazard.

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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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.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: