Western Headworks Canal Pathway Cycle - Sun, Sep 25 2022

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Western Headworks Canal Pathway Cycle (9/25/2022)

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:Cycle - Urban
Event Location:Pearce Estate Park
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Sep 25 2022  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Sep 25 2022 9:30:00 AM
Event Duration:Allow up to 5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Duane
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 3 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Cycle Canal Pathway from Calgary to Chestermere

Distance: approximately 64km return (including around the lake)
Elevation: mainly flat
Pace: steady yet relaxed
Terrain: 95% paved pathway

We will meet at Pearce Estates Parking area and bike south along the Bow River to the Ogden Road bridge where we'll divert to the canal pathway system and continue on to Chestermere. Upon arrival we'll take ample time to relax by the lake for lunch with opportunity to grab a coffee/snack at nearby Hortons, Starbucks, A&W, DQ, Subway etc before heading back the way we came.

Please Note: this ride is relatively easy in that the route is almost entirely flat HOWEVER keep in mind the windier it is the more difficult the ride becomes. Please do not be in a rush to get back, we're out to enjoy the day and with sunshine and 21c expected there's a good chance we'll linger in the park by the lake for an extended period of time.

Required Items to Bring:
Bike in good working order (road or hybrid preferred)
Helmet
Bell
Water
Snack/lunch/beverage or money to purchase something in Chestermere
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- appropriate comfortable clothing
- water
- sunscreen
- spare tube / patch kit / tools
- bug spray
- camera
- extra clothing if interested in a quick swim :)

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Located where Blackfoot Trail and 17th Ave SE meet (the first set of traffic lights west of the Deerfoot). Turn north onto 17A Street SE and follow northbound through the traffic circle directly into the large FREE parking area for Pearce Estates Park. Meet in the NE corner of the lot.

Notes:

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at content@calgaryoutdoorclub.com.

Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: