Yes, this is a Holiday Monday.
Moose Mt. is a moderate hike up to a fire look out. This is a good trip for those who took a winter hiatus from hiking. This is the first week end the access road is open.
Distance: 14 km
Elevation gain: 700 M
On trail 5-6 hrs at a moderate-slow pace
Hazards: bears, weather
Difficulty: This is a D4 moderate level hike. See difficulty rating under the MORE TAB for more info
We meetup at 8:00 am at the McMahon parking lot. Head west on #1 to the hwy 22 junction. Head south on #22 to Bragg Creek. Go past Bragg Creek and head West on Hwy #66. We turn right on a gravel road about 700M past the Paddy's Flats campground. After about 7.3 km we are at the trail head.
Rules of Conduct (clickable): By participating in this CORA activity, you automatically agree to follow the CORA Rules of Conduct. Please read them by clicking here.
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.
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, snow, wind, hot, or cool -- BE PREPARED.
MANDATORY: - Sense of humor, 2-3 liters of water/Gatorade, snacks (energy food) layers (NO COTTON Shirts), Dress for spring, hiking boots, sun glasses, personal first-aid kit, gloves, hat, hiking poles, no jeans!.
RECOMMENDED: -a camera, extra batteries, gaiters, sunscreen, bear spray.
See you on the Trail!.