|Event Location:||Town of Devon Boat Launch|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Nov 28 2020 10:00 AM|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Nov 28 2020 9:00:00 AM|
|Event Duration:||4 hrs approx. including travel|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
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|Member Cost:||Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)|
|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 18 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
|We will meet at 9:50 AM at
the boat launch (directions below).
There are around 14km of trails located in the North Saskatchewan River Valley around Devon, so we will go and check them out!
The event begins at the parking lot by the boat
launch at Devon, on the south bank of the North
I have classed this hike as "moderate to difficult" because there are a lot of steep sections where the trail rises and descends (including a tough section of switchbacks), which will prove challenging to many of us, but we will prevail!
We will pass by the golf course and campground
below, before climbing back up again. There are
even some "mini-hoodoos" to admire!
Bring some snacks, as we'll need
Please note that proper hiking footwear with good support and grip is essential, as some sections are steep and challenging, especially if underfoot conditions are wet and/or slippery.
Also please note that this is a group hike -
therefore "superfast hikers" should be prepared
to wait for the group as a whole throughout the
Similarily - "less than superfast hikers" - please find the time to get some training hikes in before this one, so that you are not "caught cold" doing this one!
In summary, this is not an easy hike - there
are lots of significant gradients throughout
the whole hike and you will get a good workout!
However, it is a very scenic area and well
1. Create social space.
Avoid greeting each other where there is the potential for skin-to- skin contact, such as hugs or handshakes or high- fives. . When in doubt, share a friendly wave and 'hello'. Blow your nose, cough, sneeze, or clear your airway at least 2 metres away from others. Don't use clothing to wipe. Wear a mask in public places to help limit the risk of spread to others if you will be within 2 metres of people other than members of your own household.
2. Are you feeling unwell?
If you have a cough or flu-like symptoms, you must stay home, and should consider getting yourself tested by calling 8-1-1. Also the Alberta government states if you have symptoms including fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat or runny nose, you MUST self-isolate for 10 days after the onset of symptoms and until your symptoms have resolved (whichever is longer). *If you are in mandatory self-isolation you can not legally go outside for a walk through your neighbourhood or park.
3. Your EOC event hosts are volunteers.
Participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, their current physical condition, current trail conditions, and are responsible for their own safety and well-being.
4. Further important considerations:
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Meet at 9:50 am at
boat launch at Devon on the south bank of the
North Saskatchewan River.|
To get to Devon, follow Hwy 60 south from Edmonton and take the first turn into Devon south of the bridge.
Take the first left, then left again, and go down the hill to the river bank.
We will meet at the boat launch area, towards its eastern side.
- 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.
|Voluntary Donation: ( What is this?)|
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!