Carnavon Lake Backpack - Sat, Jul 20 2024

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Carnavon Lake Backpack (7/20/2024)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike - Backpack
Event Location:TBC
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 20 2024  12:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: 10:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 19 2024 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Benn C
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 4 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Backcountry overnight. We'll be backpacking in to the crystal waters of Carnavon Lake nestled in a stark, rockbound basin that is guarded by a steep headwall. Reaching the lake the hiker is rewarded immediately with brilliant blue waters cupped in a dramatically stark basin. This trip will involve a river and creek crossings (wet feet), climbing up a headwall with chains (bring gloves), mountains, a lake with fish, beautiful views. We'll be camping on the upper meadow above the lake.

Distance: 10km one way. 780m elevation gain including approx. 20m of chain.
- Expect about 4 hours to hike in give or take
- We'll do lunch at a nearby town on Sunday

- This is a fun anything really goes event
- This is a random camping event. No facilities.
- You'll need a bear canister or Ursack

Required Items to Bring:
- Usual backpacking gear
- Bear cannister or ursack
- Water crossing shoes if needed
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- camera
- gaiters
- poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Wait for email.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):245Km
Carpool Departure Time: 10:30 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 $78.40 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Saturday, July 13, 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.


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