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Emily Murphy Park to Buena Vista Footbridge Loop (11/25/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Emily Murphy Park - parking lot nearest Groat Bridge
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 25 2017  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Nov 25 2017 9:30:00 AM
Event Duration:about 2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Sandie
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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:16
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


We will meet in the parking lot at Emily Murphy Park (NW corner nearest the Groat Road bridge) at 11:00AM for registration, leaving at 11:10AM.

The hike will begin by heading west into Hawrelak Park and crossing the river at the Buena Vista footbridge. We will continue through Buena Vista Park up the hill to Riverside Drive, continue back down into MacKinnon Ravine, then cross Groat Bridge over the river and return to Emily Murphy Park.

To recognize me at the meeting place, I will be driving a silver Toyota Rav4 and wearing a royal blue EOC baseball cap, or check out my profile on the volunteers page.

Please note that this urban hike will be weather dependent.

Required Items to Bring:
Appropriate footwear and clothing
Ice grips
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Emily Murphy Park is at Groat Road and Emily Murphy Park Road NW.

To get to Emily Murphy Park from Gateway Blvd/Calgary Trail: head west on 82nd Ave/ Whyte Ave, then turn right on 110 St, then turn left on Saskatchewan Drive.
Keep to the right and take Emily Murphy Park Rd., turn right into Emily Murphy Park.

If you are coming from the north on Groat Road: take the exit toward Parks Area, turn left then right onto Emily Murphy Park Rd, destination will be on the left.

Once in the park turn left at the T intersection and meet in parking lot near the Groat Road Bridge.

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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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