Mountain Biking - Powderface/Prairie Link - Wed, Jul 23 2008

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Mountain Biking - Powderface/Prairie Link (7/23/2008)

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:Cycle - MTB
Event Location:Powderface Parking Lot
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jul 23 2008  6:45 PM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 23 2008 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:~ 1.5 hours plus travel ~45 mins each way
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Jason Sokolosky
Kevin W
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 16 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

This ride starts off with a climb up the Powderface trail. We will cut out on Prairie Link to join the Prairie Creek trail.

Distance is ~12 kms with ~200 meters elevation gain.

The pace will be fast so the ride is best suited for intermediate to advance riders. We will divide the group between Kevin, Martine and Jason based on riding ability.

Required Items to Bring:
- Mountain bike
- Helmet
- Snacks
- Water (at least 2 litres)
- Tools, Tube and Pump
- Clothing for all weather conditions
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Personal first aid kit
- Camera
- Bear Spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet at the Powderface trailhead which is 21.7 kms west of Bragg Creek on Highway 66. The parking lot is on the right hand side, just past Elbow Falls.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):110Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 PM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $38.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.35, effective Friday, August 12, 2022). 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.


- 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.
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: