Distance: 14.0km Round trip (approx. 6 hours hiking + 2 hrs driving)
Elevation Gain: 715 m
Loction: Elbow River Campground - Bragg Creek
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE DESCRIPTION. IF YOU PLAN ON DRIVING, CHECK WHERE WE ARE GOING BEFOREHAND
Update your RSVP as early as possible. If you are unable to attend for any reason whatsoever, LET ME KNOW as soon as possible. Please indicate in your COMMENTS if you can drive, if necessary. I need to know if we have adequate transportation for all participants.
My cell phone is[masked], and I drive a maroon Honda CRV.
TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event if you are not a "paid" member yet. Yearly membership fee is $20, or $5 for the day.
This hike is not for beginners, the ascent is quite steep. There is no scramble involved to complete the hike.
Please be realistic about your abilities. Please gauge your abilities appropriately. Organizers are not here to babysit you.
Please let me know ahead of time if you have any medical conditions.
Driving and Directions:
To get to the trailhead, we'll meet behind Chapters at the Dalhousie LRT station. From there, we'll follow Hwy 1 to the Hwy 22 junction. We will then drive south on 22 past Bragg Creek and turn right on Hwy 66. The trailhead is 30km west on Hwy 66 at the Little Elbow River Campground parking lot.
Trail conditions: Unknown. Dress for winter.
Members are free. Non-members fee is $5. Gas contributions for drivers is expected by all participants(see below).
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! Dress for Winter/Spring not Summer!
Mandatory - sense of humour, good healthy lunch, at least 2-3 litres of water, layers, sturdy boots
Recommended - camera