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D5 - Bike / Hike & Scramble Deception Pass

Deception pass is located in the Skoki Valley behind the Lake Louise Ski Resort. We will bike the first 4km and then hike to the pass where there is an easy scramble to get a better view of the Skoki lakes.

Distance: 8km of Biking + 14 km of Hiking + an easy scramble
Roundtrip Time: 7 - 8 hours on trail + 5 hrs driving.
Height gain: 800m to pass + scramble

In order to participate in this trip, you will need the following:

A bicycle, a helmet (Mandatory), and a lock

PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE DESCRIPTION.

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.

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, Be courteous to those waiting to attend. Please indicate in your COMMENTS if you can drive, if necessary. I need to know if we have adequate transportation for all participants, not your preference to ride.

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TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event.

Level:
This is a strenuous hike. An average level of fitness is required because our pace will be steady. Please be realistic about your abilities. Please gauge your abilities appropriately. Organizers are not here to babysit you.

Driving and Directions:
To get there we'll meet in the parking lot at Dalhousie C-Train Station. From there we will drive west on Hwy 1 to the Lake Louise ski area. We will park at the Fish Creek trailhead area.

Weather forecast: unknown.
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: Weather can change quickly -- rain, snow, wind, warm, or cold -- BE PREPARED. NO COTTON!

Mandatory - sense of humour, lunch, 2-3+ litres of water (if it’s hot and sunny always add a litre), layers, sturdy boots (unless you’re going shopping, runners or sandals are never appropriate footwear)
Recommended - camera, gaiters, hiking poles, bear spray.

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  • Claude

    Excellent bike and hike. Discovered a whole new area to explore. Thanks Conrad.

    August 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm out, sick.

    August 3, 2013

  • Ugur

    Weather doesn't look good morrow.

    August 3, 2013

  • Ugur

    Weather doesn't look good morrow.

    August 3, 2013

  • Conrad

    I have an extra bike and helmet and should be able to drive you Rob F.

    August 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will go if bikes available

    August 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Conrad: I need a bike if it is still available. If it is, I would like to come. I have a car and might be able to drive but I don't have a bike rack.

    August 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am no longer able to go. Enjoy!

    July 31, 2013

  • Atash

    Didnt read the bike part

    July 30, 2013

  • Ugur

    Passenger

    July 30, 2013

  • Conrad

    I can take 2 extra bikes and have a spare bike if someone needs one.

    July 30, 2013

No one went

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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