Powderface Ck Trail - Prairie Link - Prairie Ck Trail - Fri, Nov 17 2023

Powderface Ck Trail - Prairie Link - Prairie Ck Trail (11/17/2023)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location:Powderface Creek Parking Area
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Nov 17 2023  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Nov 16 2023 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 Hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Judy T
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Maximum No. Guests:3
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 3 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Distance: ~12km
Elevation Gain: 268m

This loop begins at the Powderface Creek parking area. We'll take a clockwise approach to it, hiking Powderface Creek trail to the junction with Prairie Link trail (3.3km), over Prairie Link trail to Prairie Creek (3.2km), then out Prairie Creek trail back to the parking lot (5.6km).
The route has sections of mixed deciduous/coniferous forests, lodgepole pine stands, open meadows, and riverside hiking.

Our pace will be moderate and we will be staying together as a group. We will be out to enjoy the day.

Required Items to Bring:
- Hiking boots
- Hat, gloves or mitts
- Layered clothing appropriate to weather
- Water, lunch, snacks
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Poles
- Traction devices (microspikes, icers, etc.)
- Gaiters

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Calgary, take Hwy 22 south to Bragg Creek. At the traffic lights turn left and proceed south 2 km to Highway 66. At the T-junction turn right and proceed west to the signed Powderface (Creek) parking area on your right.

NOTE: you will need a Kananaskis Park Pass to park in the Powderface Creek lot
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):130Km
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 $41.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Saturday, June 22, 2024). 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.

Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and are not trained guides. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, and current trail conditions for the trip.

- 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: