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Mark's Wednesday Hike: Fort Edmonton Park and Wolf Willow Ridge (8/23/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Fort Edmonton Park - parking lot (see directions below)
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Aug 23 2017  7:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Aug 23 2017 5:30:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mark G
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:22
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 23 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:

Meet in the parking lot at Fort Edmonton Park at 6:45 PM for a 7:00 PM departure. Meet at the eastern part of the parking lot, furthest away from Fort Edmonton Park, near the Quesnell bridge.

We will head west alongside the river past Fort Edmonton, then cross the new Fort Edmonton footbridge to the north side of the river.
On the north side, we will come across a very evil set of stairs (I think 200 stairs?!), but there is a great view from the top!.
Once we have recovered from the stairs, we will explore the trails of Patricia Ravines and Wolf Willow Ridge, and may be walking through some residential areas as well.
After our exploring, we will cross the river again, and return to the meeting place via the upper trail past Fort Edmonton.

Dogs are welcome on this hike, however they must be *leashed because there is no off-leash area where we are going. If you are bringing your dog(s) please note this when you sign up for the event.

At the meeting place Mark will be wearing a bright royal blue Edmonton Outdoor Club baseball cap so you can recognise him. See the volunteers section for a picture.


Required Items to Bring:
-Appropriate footwear and clothing -Water
Recommended Items to Bring:
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-Hiking poles
-Snack

How to Get There:
Event Directions:To get to Fort Edmonton Park take Whitemud Drive to Fox Drive.
Turn into Fort Edmonton Park Rd NW, and follow the road into the parking lot.
We will meet on the east side close to the River Loop trail head, near the Quesnell bridge.


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