Mt. Hoffman Hike - Relaxed Pace - Fri, May 31 2024

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Mt. Hoffman Hike - Relaxed Pace (5/31/2024)

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:Sheep River Valley - South Kananaskis
Date(s) & Time:Fri, May 31 2024  10:15 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 30 2024 7:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 hrs plus driving time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Rhonda K
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 9 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Distance: ~9 km round trip
Elevation Gain: ~500 m

Reference: Mt. Hoffman Trail.

Please do not be a rush to get back to Calgary- event time may vary.
The summit of this hike provides great panoramic views of the front ranges.

We'll maintain a relaxed pace when doing the uphill portions and a moderate one for the balance.

Note COC event coordinators are volunteers and are NOT trained guides. All participants are responsible for their OWN safety and equipment.

Required Items to Bring:
hiking boots / trail shoes
water
lunch / snacks
bear spray
appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
hiking poles
bug spray
sunscreen and sunglasses

How to Get There:
Event Directions:


Head south out of town. Turn off onto HWY 22X West and follow for approx 18kms. Follow signs for Turner Valley/ Black Diamond. Turn left at Hwy 22 South and go south for 28kms to Turner Valley. At the main intersection in Turner Valley, turn right onto Hwy 546 West and proceed for about 34 kms to Indian Oils Day Use Area/Trailhead. You'll turn left into this parking area.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):200Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 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 $64.00 (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.

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: