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DESCRIPTION The JJ Collett Natural Area consists of over 18 km of trails that wind through low lying shrub areas as well as white spruce and aspen. It is a rolling landscape with a variety of plant communities within the Aspen Parkland underlain by ancient sand dunes. We will hike around 10-13 km with a stop for lunch at the gazebo. TRAVEL We will meet at the far Northeast corner of the Century Park LRT station parking lot at 9:30 am and leave at 9:35 am sharp. The free parking stalls are up near the corner of 109th Street and 29th Avenue. The JJ Collett Natural Area is approximately 1 hour south of Edmonton near Morningside, which is 10 km south of Ponoka. Reference: http://www.jjcollett.com/ A recommended carpool fee of $8 paid to the driver. If you choose to meet us at the event, check the link above for directions and be there for 10:00 am. We will start the hike at 10:15 am. WHAT TO BRING Wear appropriate clothing for hiking and the weather, lunch and at least 2 litres of water. Dogs and children are not permitted. HIKE AT YOUR OWN RISK The organizer of your event is not acting as a professional guide and is not responsible for any injuries or losses resulting from your participation in the Group's events. Participation is entirely voluntary and you assume all the risks of the event, whatever circumstances may occur. In all instances, you are responsible for providing the proper equipment for your own safety.