Geography 323 -- Geomorphology

GEOGRAPHY 323/329 - Field Trip, October 2-4, 1998

Destinations: West Block, Cypress Hills and Seward Sand Hills

Cost: $75 for transportation, and food and accommodation in the Cypress Hills, plus about $25 for suppers in Maple Creek and Swift Current on Friday and Sunday evenings

NOTE: The $75 must be given to Profs. Dale or Sauchyn prior to October 2nd.

Lodging: Graburn Gap Ranch (403-937-3763)

NOTE: Be prepared to help with cooking and cleaning in the Cypress Hills.
Inform Profs. Dale or Sauchyn of any dietary preferences or restrictions.


Friday, October 2
Begin loading vans on the west side (front entrance) of the classroom building at 12:00 p.m.. Depart at 12:30 sharp. Visit Seward Sand Hills. Supper in Maple Creek. Arrive at Graburn Gap Ranch at around 9:00 p.m..

Saturday, October 3
Hike (3-5) km from Battle Creek over Police Point landslide to the Cypress Plain, returning to Graburn Gap Ranch via Graburn Creek valley. Soil pits and alluvial stratigraphy in Battle Creek valley. Breakfast, lunch and supper in the cabins.

Sunday, October 4
Depart Graburn Gap Ranch right after Sunday brunch and return to Regina via the Cypress Hills. Supper in Swift Current. Arrive at the university between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m..


Toiletries, sturdy shoes, rain gear, warm clothing, notebook and pencil.
Sleeping bag and towel, if you have them. There are beds and towels in the two cabins, but not enough for everybody, so some people will have to bring sleeping bags and towels.
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