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Snowshoe Canmore and Area (3/8/2018)

PRE-REGISTRATION & PAYMENT REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page. You will then make your payment for this event at the venue, NOT in advance to the EOC.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Snow Shoe
Event Location: Canmore/Kananskis areas. ACC Boswell Cabin
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Mar 8 2018  5:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Feb 8 2018 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 Days, 3 Nights
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Lynn F
Rob K
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Member Cost:$90.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:1
Minimum Group Size:1
Number Registered So Far: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
NOTE:*** This event is Maximum 11 people.
As we will be ascending mountains on most trails. Ensure you have a good level of fitness and are able to do 3-4 hrs hours of snowshoeing on uphill ascents and an additional 1-2 hours on the way down.

This is a beautiful and scenic area. The first two hikes are rated as top hikes in the area. The third day is a hidden treasure hike before heading back to Edmonton.
Day 1 Friday - Rummel Lake (10km) and Hogarth lake (optional: 4km- easy and quite flat)
Day 2 - Chester lake (9.2 km) Elevation gain 300 metres and there is a couple of short steep areas.
Day 3- Harvie Heights before heading for home (optional). Maybe Bragg Creek as time and weather conditions allows;

Trails may change depending on weather/trail conditions.

The ACC Boswell Cabins are located 4.5 km east of Canmore. Each cabin can accommodate up to six people in two separate rooms. There is one double bed and one single bed in each room. There also is a fold-out couch on the main floor of each side if needed for snorers or other issues. Shared kitchens and washroom/showers on each side of the cabin.
Also, we will have full access to the main lodge which has fireplace, sitting area and games room. About ACC hostel: bedding will be provided and sleeping bags are NOT permitted.
Bring your own food for weekend. A potluck dinner may be organized if there is interest.


**To register you must first add your name to the waiting list, then pay the cost directly to the event coordinator via e- transfer to Robkent@telus.net. The security question is "what is the name of the cabin we are staying in? answer is 'Boswell'. Once full payment has been received, your name will be moved over to the registration list regardless of where you are on the waiting list.


All meals will be the responsibility of participants.
The hostel also has free WiFi, a games room and TV for those interested. There will be a pre-meeting scheduled 2-3 weeks prior to the event. This meeting will confirm carpools, room assignments and food and go over the trip as well as an opportunity to ask questions.

Required Items to Bring:
Snowshoes, poles, snow boots or hiking boots, appropriate warm clothing - wear layers, knapsack, water bottle, cleats, gaiters, toiletries, etc.
Food/beverages for all meals. Full kitchen
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Flashlight or headlight. Ziploc bags for lunches, treats, snacks, games, etc.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
The ACC Clubhouse and Boswell Cabin are 4.5 km east of Canmore, just off Hwy 1A. From the TransCanada Highway take the 1A exit (#91) and travel east approximately 1 km to Indian Flats Road (turn left), continue on the road to the top of the hill. You must park in the two lower lots near the clubhouse but can drop off your gear by driving up to the Boswell cabin and adjacent to the Bell Cabin).
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):900Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: The event coordinator(s) will help you to arrange a centralized carpool if you require it, but it's not guaranteed. Please DO NOT pay your driver en route. Passengers will pay the coordinator, and he/she will distribute the money to the carpool drivers. SO PLEASE BRING CASH!!! Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $207.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.23, effective Monday, December 18, 2017). This is based on $0.09/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divided by 9. This cost will be multiplied by the number of carpooled cars, and divided by the number of carpool participants.

Notes:
There is one double bed and one single bed in each room.
We will attempt to place same gender in rooms.
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coordinators may contact you to discuss your skill and fitness level to ensure you can do these hikes if you have not attended any of our events.
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- Please scroll through and read the entire online waiver when you sign up.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$90.00/Person
Cost Includes:$30 x 3 nights of accommodation at The Alpine Club Boswell Cabin.
* Note you will need to take Friday off work. (Cost also Includes small coordinator's administration fee. As allowed per EOC policy for overnight trips which require more time and planning)
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the EOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: Refunds will not be issued after registration cutoff unless the spot is filled. For refunds there is a $1.50 e-transfer fee.

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