Apr 13, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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CANMORE BEAR AWARE &
HA LING Hike
RSVP opens April 9th at 7:00 PM
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Bear Aware 10:00 - 12:00 This “Bear Days” celebration is a great opportunity for you to learn more about Kananaskis Country’s grizzly bears. Find out how to be safe and help make a positive difference when in bear country.
Park interpreters will have several displays with a variety of wildlife artifacts about grizzly bears and other wildlife in Kananaskis Country. There’ll also be games and a scavenger hunt for the kids!
- 10:00 a.m. – Bear spray demonstration
- 10:30 a.m. - Bear trapping demonstration
- 11:00 a.m. - Bear safety talk
Ha Ling Hike 1:00 - 5:00 Ha Ling is about a 6KM hike (roundtrip) with an elevation gain of about 750 meters. It will take us about 3 - 4 hours at a moderate pace. This is not a first-timers event. It is a steep switchbacking trail.
Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM Shouldice Arena - RED Dodge Caravan
Bear Aware Location: Canmore Civic Centre 902 7th Avenue
Difficulty Rating: T4: Intermediate - Difficult
Distance: 6 km
Elevation gain: 750 meters
Who can attend: Experienced Members only
Dress for the weather - layers you'll warm up real fast & cool down quick
Hiking boots - Hiking poles - Micro Spikes (maybe)
Bear spray (and now you know how to use it)
Parch Repellant - 2 liters of H2O and snacks, and/or a lunch
Personal First Aid Kit
Money for commuting - $15 for gas per person, paid in cash to your driver
WAIVERS: Your consent is required for attending this event. You will be asked to provide the name and phone number of an emergency contact. Please read the Waiver by clicking HERE. I will bring the group waiver form with me to the Calgary Meetup location and the trail-head. You must sign it before you will be allowed to go on this hike.
Your Host may be slow, but he is steady; however, he is a volunteer and not a trained guide. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, your current condition , current trail conditions and current avalanche conditions for the trip and you are responsible for your safety and well-being. You are fully prepared with proper gear and you're physically fit to do this hike with the group.
ALL WINTER TRIPS ARE DEPENDENT ON WEATHER CONDITIONS SO THE MORNING OF THE TRIP PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE TO MAKE SURE THE TRIP ISN'T CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.
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