Praire Mt. Evening conditioning hike, D4-5 moderate fast pace

Prairie Mt. is a moderate-difficult hike. We will be doing this at a  moderate fast pace.

We need to take microspike's and HEADLAMP we return in the dark.

We meet at Anderson C Train Station at 5:30 PM or I can also meet people at the trail head for around 6:20 PM.

Elevation gain: 700M

Distance: 7 km

Time:about 2-3 hrs on trail

We will park at the winter gate on Hwy 66.

This trip is not for beginners you must be hiking fit.

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TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event. Your organizer will be your witness. Yearly membership fee is $20 which lasts until the Annual General Meeting. Alternately, you may participate as a non-member for $5 for the day.

TRANSPORT:
CORA trips start at the trailhead. As a convenience to participants only, we meet at the meeting point in Calgary then car pool from there. Please be on time. We don't want to have to wait around long. You may choose to meet us at the trailhead, but please advise us ahead of time. Please indicate in your RSVP COMMENTS if you can drive, if necessary. I need to know if we have adequate transportation for all participants.
Please reimburse some $$ to drivers for gas. Gas contributions for drivers to be equally divided among participants in each vehicle.

EQUIPMENT: Weather can change quickly -- Weather can change quickly -- sun, rain, wind, hot, or cool -- BE PREPARED.

MANDATORY: - Sense of humour, 1-2 liters of water/Gatorade, snacks (energy food) layers (NO COTTON Shirts), Dress for winter, warm sturdy boots, sun glasses, personal first-aid kit, warm gloves, fleece hat, hiking poles, no jeans!.MICROSPIKES, HEADLAMP.

RECOMMENDED: -a camera, extra batteries, gaitors.
See you on the Trail!.

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  • Darcy K.

    Thanks everyone for coming out. It was a very nice evening. The summit ridge was a bit windy and cold. We had a surprising amount of snow out there. The summit cairn was about 30 cm shorter because of the snow.

    April 25, 2013

  • Katalin

    Thank you Darcy for organizing - decent weather (can't believe the amount of snow though!) and we made it out in daylight! Thank you Morgan for the photos - that sunset was stunning!

    April 25, 2013

    • Morgan

      Bon voyage & good luck to you!!

      April 25, 2013

  • Morgan

    Thanks Darcy for the opportunity to challenge myself. Nice to meet everyone. Katalin thanks for the ride and conversations!

    April 24, 2013

  • Rachel

    Sorry I missed this, I went to the wrong meeting place.. only just realised, then tried to drive to the mountain but got lost...

    April 24, 2013

  • Morgan

    Hi I'm here...is anyone else here yet?

    April 24, 2013

  • Carol

    Anyone coming from near Inglewood and want to carpool? Happy to take the train out there but would LOVE a lift back if anyone's coming this way.

    April 22, 2013

    • Rachel

      I can give you a lift back SW if that helps!

      April 24, 2013

    • Carol

      Anything closer to town, and company on the train, is great. Thanks heaps.

      April 24, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    Just a reminder, if you have not paid your 2013 memberships grace period is over. You must pay the one time $5 or the $20 yearly.

    April 23, 2013

    • Morgan

      Darcy I'll pay you the $20 at the meeting point (Anderson CTrain). C u.

      April 24, 2013

  • Kristen N.

    I will be driving from NW of downtown to the trailhead. Is anyone else coming from NW? We can meet up and carpool.

    April 23, 2013

    • Darcy K.

      Sound good Kristen, meet you there.

      April 24, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    This is a fast pace hike. If you don't get to the top in about 1.5 hrs. I will have you turn around when I go down.

    April 23, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    Hi Will, hope you feel better soon.

    April 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry Darcy, I've been sick the last couple of days, and am going to take it easy.

    April 23, 2013

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