Prairie Mountain - Moderate Pace - Sat, Oct 11 2008

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Prairie Mountain - Moderate Pace (10/11/2008)

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:Hike
Event Location:Near Bragg Creek
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 11 2008  10:15 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 10 2008 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~4 - 5 hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Karen D
michelle d
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Maximum No. Guests:3
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 8 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Distance: 8km round trip
Elevation gain: 715m

This is a great conditioner and a Pre-Turkey Burnoff !!! The route for this hike is well traveled & the climb is steep, though this is well worth the effort. The view from a tongue of land at the top is spectacular; Calgary to the east, Moose Mountain to the north and Banded Peak and range to the west.

If you have never hiked before please note that you gain a lot of elevation within a short distance and we will be traveling at a moderate pace, so please be sure this is within your hiking abilities.


Required Items to Bring:
-Hiking boots
-Plastic bag to put muddy boots
-Lunch/Water-1 litre minimum
-Dress in layers
-Sun Screen
-Bug Repellent
-Rain jacket
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-Hiking poles
-Gaiters
-Personal first aid kit
-Bear spray and or air horn
-camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take TransCanada Hwy 1 west. Exit and drive south on Hwy 22 to Bragg Creek (approx 18 km). Turn right at the 3 way stop and travel 19 km west on Hwy 66 into Kananaskis. Park at the winter gate.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):130Km
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 $41.60 (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.

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.
 
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: