Where: Red Earth Creek – Banff National Park
When: January 12, 2014
Who: 8 people
Distance: 21.0 km return
Elevation: 300m gain
Safety: Weather, temperature, exposure
Required: First aid kit, Nordic skis
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Red Earth Creek Trailhead is 20km west of Banff on the Trans-Canada Highway. The trail climbs gradually through lodgepole pine forest. The last few kilometers returning to the highway can intermediate.
We will be leaving Calgary at 8:15 am please be gassed up, feed, and ready to leave.
It is your responsibility to make sure you have acquired all necessary equipment, clothing, and food for this trip. All outdoor activities involve a certain degree of risk, so it is up to you to be prepared, resilient, self-reliant, responsible, cautious, and aware of surrounding hazards. As well, mountain weather can be unpredictable, so be prepared for unforeseen changes. For safety reasons, if you show up for this event unprepared or with inappropriate clothing and or gear you will not be permitted to continue on the trip. Organizers are not guides. If renting gear please make sure it works and all parts are there.
· A National Park Pass for each vehicle will be required.
· Trip members will be responsible for setting up their own car-pooling.
· We will be stopping in Banff for hot springs and dinner after the trip. If you are not interested in participating, please make arrangements to car-pool with others not attending. You will need a bathing suit and towel.
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