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SULPHUR MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE (T3) SLOW PACE: up front side, down back side
It is a requirement to read the following trip posting very carefully and to make the proper and responsible preparations for it. Failure to do so, will result in participant not allowed on this trip. A waiting list has automatically been created to determine this trip’s suitability for you as a potential participant. You must meet all the pre-requisites to be eligible to attend this trip. If the organizer deems it necessary to obtain additional information from you, please provide it, otherwise, you will remain on the waiting list. As a potential participant, you must check this trip posting for additional directions from the organizer, including up to trip cancellation. PLEASE ANSWER ALL RSVP QUESTIONS OR YOU REMAIN ON WAITLIST!. WHO CAN ATTEND: no guests, no dogs, no kids Let's have fun hiking Sulphur Mountain again! We will repeat our effeort to hike up the front side and hike down through the cosmic ray road on a back side. We will have to form a car shuttle and there will be no option to take gondola down. the pace will be SLOW! We will have lunch on top at the gondola terminal. THIS TRIP WILL BE WEATHER DEPENDENT. MICROSPIKES ARE MANDATORY, I will be checking your gear. Elevation Gain: ~ 800m, +/- 13 km Time: 4-6 hours + driving time. Technical and physical Difficulty: moderate. Gradual Increase with 27 with plenty of stops for pictures. SLOW PACE! Not for absolute beginners If you are a SPEED DEMON please find another event! We will be hiking with a pace of the slowest hiker. this trip is weather dependent, it is your responsibility to check for any updates or cancellation Required Gear: MICROSPIKES ARE MANDATORY! Hiking boots, poles, dress in layers and be prepared for rain, snow, wind or any drastic weather change. Bring lunch, at least 2 L of water, carpool money, personal first air kit Suggested: good attitude, camera Gas Fee Contribution: $20 Number of Hikers: minimim 4 WAIVER: You must sign our club waiver before you are allowed to go on this trip and you shall arrive prepared with an emergency name and phone number to be recorded on the waiver. Organizer will have a group waiver for you to sign at the meetup location and/or the trailhead. You are required to read the Slow and Steady Hiker Club Waiver: Disclaimer: You are fully aware that your hosts are volunteers and not trained guides and you assume all responsibility for your own safety and well-being. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, your current physical 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.

Shouldice Park Batting Cages

Home Road · Calgary, AB


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How many times have you seen hiking clubs where if you're not a super fast uber- hiker they don't want you going on any harder hikes or scrambles. They believe that if you are slower you should only stick to the easier stuff. Boring!! This is a club for those of us who still wish to do all styles of hiking from easy walks to scrambles. We just don't feel the need to make a "mad dash" for a summit or to finish a trail in record time. Hiking and being in the outdoors is meant to be an enjoyable activity for all of us. Slow and Steady is about hiking at a consistent, manageable pace -- which may vary from slow to moderate depending on the organizer -- and finishing the hike or scrambling to a summit together. If this is more your style and wish to meet like minded hikers please consider joining our club. We will be doing all kinds of summer and winter activities such as day hikes, scrambles, backpacking trips, XC skiing, snowshoe trips, downhill ski trips and any other outdoor related activity. Remember slow and steady wins the race. Lets all enjoy the great outdoors together. Just in a more relaxed pace.

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