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Easy MTB Ride _ Elbow Trail_Iron Springs Loop_ possible Snagmore (7/1/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - MTB
Event Location: Bragg Creek, Elbow Trail & Iron Springs
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 1 2017  10:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jun 30 2017 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 Hours Riding, + 2 Hours travel
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Bruce Cl
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Beginner trail ride. Elbow Trail & Iron Springs are Double track/old roads with a few minor hill sections. Expect some short "hike a bike" up sections for some newer riders, descents are all rider manageable (skill dependent). There will be a short section of simple singletrack on Strange Brew from Elbow to Iron Springs, and then an "OPTIONAL" return Up & Down Snagmore singletrack for qualified riders towards the end. New riders will be brought down Elbow.

Weather is expected to be +25C, possible showers. Trails s/be largely dry & in good condition.

If group agrees we can visit Bragg Creek or Priddis for refreshments.

Required Items to Bring:
Mountain bike in good working order. Front or Full suspension.

Clothing for any weather.



Spare tube and pump

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
First Aid Kit Tools to fit your bike Bear Spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive to Allen Bill Parking area on Hiway 66, west of Bragg Creek. Park in South side paved >> East lot.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):100Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $26.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Thursday, July 18, 2019). This is based on $0.15/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Note that drivers with large vehicles have the option to adjust this cost based on their vehicles. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual amount among all people in the vehicle and bring some change as drivers are not expected to carry change.

Ride is intended as a beginner off-road Mountain Bike ride for newer riders. Experienced riders are welcome to participate, but should plan on progressing as a separate group.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: Ride is subject to change or cancellation by coordinator for weather and other reasons.