Sulphur Springs / Elbow Valley Trails Hike - Fri, May 12 2023

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Sulphur Springs / Elbow Valley Trails Hike (5/12/2023)

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:Hike
Event Location:Kananaskis/near Bragg Creek-Station Flats Hwy 66
Date(s) & Time:Fri, May 12 2023  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 11 2023 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~4 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Jim Fischer
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Note that COC event coordinators are volunteers and are not trained guides. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, current trail conditions for the trip.

Distance: 12.5km loop
Elevation Gain: 486 m
Pace: Relaxed
Weather Forecast: sunny, high of 20°C, 10% chance of showers

This trail climbs & swoops through a beautiful foothills setting where one can reach satisfying viewpoints that provide vistas of the Elbow Valley & Moose Mountain. There will be some steep parts so be prepared for a workout. Trail may be muddy in sections.

References:
· GemTrek Bragg Creek & Sheep Valley Map
· Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide, 4th edition, Volume 2


Required Items to Bring:
Suitable footwear
Rain jacket
Water
Bear spray
Lunch & snacks
Kananaskis Conservation Pass.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hiking Poles
Plastic bag for muddy boots/shoes and change of shoes

How to Get There:
Event Directions:NOTE: If driving, you will need a Kananaskis Conservation Pass to attend this event. Please see the Alberta Parks website for more information: Kananaskis Conservation Pass.
Coming from the North: follow the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1) to the Highway 22 overpass, follow Highway 22 through Bragg Creek to the Highway 66 Junction, turn right and follow Highway 66 to the Station Flats parking area.
From the South: connect onto Highway 66 and follow the directions to Elbow Falls until you reach the Station Flats parking lot.
The parking lot is on the right hand side of the road 1.5 km past Allen Bill. Note this is not the first parking lot at Allen Bill, but the next one 1.5 km on the right.

Notes:
There is no carpool organized for this event. However, if you want to attend and need a ride, Contact Jim and he will attempt to coordinate a ride for you.
- 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: