Praire Mt. Evening conditioning hike, D4 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 should be back well before dark but you never know.

We meet at the North end of Anderson C Train Station Parking lot, closer to the Tower Chrysler Building at 5:15 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 trail head. 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 trail head, 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 humor, 1-2 liters of water/Gatorade, snacks (energy food) layers (NO COTTON Shirts), Dress for spring, hiuking boots, sun glasses, personal first-aid kit,  gloves,  hat, hiking poles, no jeans!.MICROSPIKES, HEADLAMP.

RECOMMENDED: -a camera, extra batteries, gaitors.


See you on the Trail!.

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  • Kurtis

    Sure was a nice way to spend a Wednesday evening

    May 16, 2013

  • Gillian

    Thanks everyone. I enjoyed meeting you and my first hike with CORA.

    May 16, 2013

  • Pierre

    Great workout and personal bests achieved by all. What a team of road runners.... including a few talkers!!!

    May 15, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    Thanks for coming out. Great evening for a hike.

    May 15, 2013

  • Rachel

    Hope someone can take my place, sorry I can't join you now I've just gone and injured my toe pretty badly, Rachel

    May 15, 2013

  • Carol

    Sorry had some last minute work come up, won't be able to sneak out early. Fly up that mountain!

    May 15, 2013

  • Gillian

    I googled where the trail head is and WILL MEET ALL OF YOU THERE. I am going to aim to be AT the trailhead by 6:00. Darcy, i would love to take you up on your offer of the microspikes to borrow.
    See you all there!

    May 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry Darcy not feeling great.. Need to make sure I'm okay for the trip. Have fun.

    May 15, 2013

  • Gillian

    Darcy, I'm coming from Airdrie so realizing i should just meet at trailhead rather than come all the way down to Anderson. Can you give a description for the trail head? I had also said i could drive 3 others...

    May 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Feeling sick so won't be able to make it anymore .. Have fun !

    May 14, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    I did a quick trip up Prairie yesterday afternoon. No snow on the trail everything was dry. Please don't be late I want to leave on time.

    May 13, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    I have been waiting for the snow to clear. Thanks for the update Brenda.

    May 10, 2013

  • Brenda

    I did the trail last night. No need for microspikes unless we get a big snow dump by Wednesday. LOL 99% clear of snow and ice.

    May 10, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    I have an extra pair of spikes if needed.

    May 10, 2013

  • Gillian

    Anyone know where i can find size medium microspikes? MEC and campers village are sold out for the season.

    May 9, 2013

    • Rachel

      Hi Gillian, I got mine from Atmosphere across the road from MEC...

      May 9, 2013

  • Darcy K.

    This trip is for May[masked]

    May 9, 2013

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