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Athabasca Muskeg Creek Trails (10/22/2017)

PRE-REGISTRATION 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 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:Hike
Event Location: Landing Trail School, 5502 48 Ave, Athabasca, AB
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 22 2017  12:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: 10:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Oct 21 2017 11:30:00 PM
Event Duration:3 Hour hike, plus travel time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mark G
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:
Located in the Town of Athabasca, the Muskeg Creek Trail boasts more than 17 kms of trails throughout the natural Boreal forest. Enjoy beautiful vistas as the creek runs in the Spring and see if you can spot a deer or two!

This historic Town of Athabasca was a way point destination on the old fur trading Landing Trail, and then further destinations such as the Klondike gold rush in the Yukon during the 1800's.

See the Athabasca Trail website


Required Items to Bring:
- Appropriate hiking footwear and clothing
- Water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Money for beverages and food for after the hike.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Landing Trail School, 5502 48 Ave, Athabasca, AB
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):290Km
Carpool Departure Time: 10:15 AM
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 $66.70 (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:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in EOC events.
- 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.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!