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D4 Cox Hill Hike

  • May 20, 2013 · 9:00 AM
  • McMahon Stadium

We will meet at MacMahon Stadium near the bridge to the LRT Station at 9:00.

Distance: 11.5 km (5.8 km one way)

Elevation: 700m

Time: 4 - 5 hours on trail at a moderate pace

Location: Sibbald Creek area (north end of Powderface Trail)

RSVP:
Update your RSVP as early as possible, at least 48 hours before the meeting time. If you are unable to attend for any reason whatsoever, LET ME KNOW as soon as possible. If you do not let me know, you will be recorded as a "no show".

Car Pooling:
Please indicate in your COMMENTS if you can drive. I need to know if we have adequate transportation for all participants, not your preference to ride.

Participation:
The trip organizer reserves the right to move people on and off the trip or wait list, or to increase or reduce the size of the group, in order to match people to the trip based on fairness, ability, safety, and other criteria.

TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event. Yearly membership fee is $20 which lasts until the Annual General Meeting in 2014. Alternately, you may participate as a non-member for $5 for the day.

The organizer is not a licenced guide. Just an experienced hiker willing to share his knowledge.


Directions: 

We will meet at MacMahon Stadium parking lot and Head west on highway #1 from Calgary. Approximately 16 kilometres west of the intersection of highway #22 and highway #1 head south (left) on Sibbald Creek Trail (Highway #68). After traveling 23 kilometres turn left onto the Powder Face Trail Road and then after 3 kilometres into the Dawson Equestrian Area. Trailhead is near entrance to the parking lot..

Weather forecast: Be prepared for any spring conditions

Trail conditions: unknown

Costs:
Members are free. Non-members fee is $5. Gas contributions for drivers (see below).

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. Please reimburse some $$ to drivers for gas.

EQUIPMENT:

Please dress for the weather: Weather can change quickly -- rain, snow, wind, warm, or cold -- BE PREPARED. No COTTON 
Mandatory - sense of humour, backpack, lunch, 2 litres of water, 

Recommended - camera, gaiters, hiking poles, Microspikes

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  • Pam

    It was a very nice hike; moderate pace, warm sunshine, amazing 360 view and the trail all to ourselves. Thanks for another great day, Conrad.

    May 20, 2013

  • Alexander J.

    Nice small group. Weather was perfect and trail conditions were good. Thanks Conrad for organising this last minute.

    May 20, 2013

  • Bruce P.

    Have to finish some work.

    May 19, 2013

  • Conrad

    This is a hike. I don't expect any snow on the trail. Weather forecast is for mostly sunny with some possibility of rain in the afternoon - 30%

    May 19, 2013

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