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Marmot Meadows Group Camping (Walk in only) (7/27/2018)

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:Overnight
Event Location: Marmot Meadows
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jul 27 2018, Sat, Jul 28 2018, Sun, Jul 29 2018  4:30 PM  (Carpool Departure: 4:45 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jul 1 2018 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2.5 days
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Beata
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:$23.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:

Prerequisite for this trip: regular hiking (this means attend weekly events), pace of 5 km/hr, participate in stair drills events, and longer distance hiking (>16km)

Come join us for group camping at Marmot Meadows! Tents only - campers, motorhomes and trailers are NOT allowed. There are picnic tables, showers, one washroom facility with running water and food storage bins. Please be aware that campers must walk from the parking lot to the tenting sites. Vehicles must remain in the parking lots and are NOT to be driven onto the tenting sites. This will be a 20 to 200 meter walk depending on the site. Pets are allowed on leash only. Owners whose pets are found, or are reported disturbing other campers or wildlife, will be asked to leave the campsites.

Possible day hikes for the weekend:


Whistlers Trail: (moderate hike)
  • 15.3km
  • 1303 meters elevation

  • Geraldine Lakes: (moderate hike)
  • 26.7km
  • 1449 meters elevation

  • Signal Mountain Fire Lookout: (moderate)
  • 14.8km
  • 1033 meters elevation

  • Folding Mountain Hike: (moderate hike)
  • 16.1km
  • 1167 meters elevation
  • Payments received from:

  • Ryan
  • Yumi

  • Required Items to Bring:
    Backpacking gear:
  • Backpack
  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag, pad
  • food for the weekend
  • bear spray
  • sunscreen
  • water
  • backpacking stove
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

    How to Get There:
    Event Directions:Located just 4 km south of the town of Jasper and situated in Whistlers campground.
    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):800Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 4:45 PM
    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 $184.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.23, effective Monday, October 15, 2018). 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:
    Additional fees: car and gas fees (typically 40 dollars per person)
    - 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.

    Cost & Payment:
    Member Cost:$23.00/Person
    Cost Includes:Camping fee (Please make your payment via e-transfer to bmk@ualberta.ca to reserve your spot)
    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.
     
    Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
    Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

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