Let's ride from Fish Creek Park to the summit of Nose Hill and back! We can start at the Votier's Flats area just West of Macleod Trail. Highlights include the summit of Nose Hill Park (complete with fun downhill), the outstanding view from Crescent Boulevard, and a visit to lovely Prince's Island. Several snack and lunch breaks are planned!
Total Distance: 85 km
Difficulty Level: strenuous distance with moderate pace
Elevation Gain: 200 metres
Trailhead: Votier's Flats, at the far south end of Elbow Drive SW (bottom of hill). NOTE THAT THE TRAILHEAD HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THIS LOCATION DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AT THE PREVIOUSLY STATED SITE.
What to bring: bike in good condition, water, lunch and snacks, sunglasses, bike repair kit including spare inner tube, rain protection, cycling shorts for proper comfort, and always wear a helmet!
Safety precaution: please always ride single file, obey all speed limits.
Two sections are on moderately busy streets (Home Road and Acadia Drive) - the remainder is on bike paths or quiet residential streets.
Duration of bike ride: nine hours
RSVP Deadline: Friday, May 17, at 8:00 pm.
Notice of Cancellation: The trip leader will contact registered participants by phone or email if the trip is cancelled or postponed. Registrants are asked to change their RSVP if they have a change of plan.
Guest Policy: Guests are welcome to 'try us out' on a couple of events. Please complete a Guest Waiver ( https://calgaryskiclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Calgary-Ski-Club-Informed-Consent-and-Assumption-of-Risk-Agreement-.pdf ) and bring it with you.
Contact: Bob Wilson, (403)[masked], or (cell) (403)[masked]