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  • Jun 1, 2013 · 1:00 PM
  • Nicole's House









Where: North Glenmore

When: May 18, 2013

Who: 14 people

Equipment: To be discussed at the meeting.

Requirements: Lawn chair, refreshments, snacks.

This event is intended help participating members prepare for summer backpacking trips. I will be covering the following:

  • Gear selection.
  • Clothing selection.
  • How to pack for different situations.
  • How to prepare for changing conditions.
  • Selecting and packing food.
  • Protecting items in your pack.
  • The emphases will not be on ultra lite backpacking.


It is your responsibility to make sure you have acquired all necessary equipment, clothing, and food for this trip. All outdoor activities involve a certain degree of risk, so it is up to you to be prepared, self-reliant, responsible, cautious, and aware of surrounding hazards. As well, mountain weather can be unpredictable, so be prepared for unforeseen changes. For safety reasons, if you show up for this event unprepared or with inappropriate clothing and or gear you will not be permitted to continue on the trip.

It is my intent to empower members to take responsibility and gain backcountry experience and knowledge. This event should be viewed as a learning experience as well as a fun filled trip.

At the meeting all required permits and or reservations need to be presented to the trip organizer, or you risk being removed from the trip. Any fees incurred by the group leader for your participation in the trip must be paid in full by this date. Fees paid by the group leader will be non- refundable and non-transferable(this trip involves commitment).

If you have any questions I can be contacted at[masked]


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Will and Damon for the great presentations.

    June 2, 2013

  • Tari

    two thumbs up. learned quite a few new information. very useful.

    June 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Really sorry. Have to babysit.

    June 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    For those that haven't paid their 2013 membership fees, I will be collecting them for this event. $20.00

    May 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Please remember to bring your own lawn chairs. Seating will not be provided.

    May 28, 2013

  • Anne R.

    Whoops, double booked myself. :)

    April 7, 2013

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Membership dues

CAD20.00 before first trip

This covers: Annual Membership

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal
  • Cash or check - “Payment must be made before attending your first trip of the year with CORA. Your Membership will be valid until the next AGM.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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