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New Meetup: D4, Mt Ware Hike or Snowshoe

From: Conrad
Sent on: Thursday, April 12, 2012 10:54 PM

Announcing a new Meetup for Calgary Outdoor Recreation Association (CORA)!

What: D4, Mt Ware Hike or Snowshoe
When: Saturday, April 21,[masked]:30 AM

Where: Anderson LRT station north end of parking lot
11025 MacLeod Trail South
Calgary, AB T2J 3A5

This is a moderate hike / snowshoe. I don't know the trail conditions, so come prepared. New 2012 Membership dues of $20 must be paid to participate, or you can pay $5 for the day.

Distance: 17.4 km (8.7 km one way)

Elevation: 533m

Time: 6 hours on trail at a moderate pace

Location: Sheep River area (west of Turner Valley)

By participating in this CORA activity, you automatically agree to follow the CORA Rules of Conduct.

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.

Please ensure you complete the questions thoroughly. 

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 if you are not a paid member.  Please read the document and fill in your personal details, but do not sign it. Your organizer will be your witness. Yearly membership fee is $20 which lasts until the Annual General Meeting . 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.


 

We will meet at Anderson LRT Station and drive south to 22X which we will follow west until the turn off south on Hwy 22. We will follwo Hwy 22 to Turner Valley where we will turn west on Hwy 546 and follow this road for about 34 km. We will park at the Gorge Creek trailhead.

Weather forecast: Be prepared for any 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, layers, hiking boots.

 Recommended - camera, gaiters, hiking poles, Microspikes

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