Bus Fare $30.

Bus departing from Montgomery only at 8:00 AM

Limit of 30 people – priority will be given to Evergreens Members over guests.

Registration will open on Friday, Oct. 23.

BB & Pickup: Turner Valley library at 9am

Bus dropoffs: Sheep River Library in Turner Valley, Sentinel Day Use

Bus will wait at Sentinel Day Use area.

Bus pickups: Grass Pass (Sentinel Day Use), K Country Boundary flags, Sheep River library in Turner Valley  

5 1/2 hours hiking time allowed

Return time – approx. 6:00 pm

Our hikes will align with Alberta Health COVID-19 recommendations, which change occasionally, but can be found at: https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx ; Alberta Parks Guidance related COVID-19 can be found at: https://albertaparks.ca/albertaparksca/news-events/response-to-covid-19/

Proposed hikes listed below – contact Barb Brunton if you would like a different option.  People will indicate which hike they want to go once they are on the bus on by a show of hands.

Charter Bus Procedures  –       COVID-19 Protocol 

  1. Passenger name, address, and phone number will be shared with Universal Bus lines to facilitate later contact tracing if necessary. Information will be destroyed after 14 days.
  1. By registering for the trip on-line, you are agreeing to abide by the Evergreen Club Policies and Safety procedures. Sign in sheets will not be passed around.
  1. Masks to be worn throughout the time inside the bus. Masks to cover both nose and mouth. Very brief exception is while taking a drink or taking a food bite. 
  1. Two metre physical distancing to be maintained wherever possible. (Physical distancing does not apply to members of the same household). This includes while boarding and disembarking.
  1. Passengers are expected to enter, exit and manage their own belongings inside and outside the bus without engaging the driver.
  1. Passengers are to deposit and retrieve their own gear from the vehicle’s baggage bins being very careful of physical distancing requirements. Good idea to have poles etc. labeled.
  1. Passengers will occupy seats starting from the back and ending at the front. People who have motion sickness and need seats closer to the front are to advise the trip leader a few days in advance. 
  1. The driver is required to wear a mask and gloves when engaging passengers outside of the bus. 
  1. The driver must be the last person to board the bus and then the first person to disembark from the bus on arrival at the destination.
  1. Passengers must use the same seat throughout the trip both going to and from the destination.
  1. Passengers are to remain in their seats at all times except for the Trip Leader.
  1. Bus washroom is not available except for emergency use. A washroom stop will be made enroute at a visitor centre.
  1. Passengers to bring their own masks, gloves (if desired), tissues, and hand sanitizer.
  1. There is no trash disposal bin on the bus. Passengers to take home their own trash and dispose of it safely at home.
  1. Disembarking starts from the front seats followed by the next rows in turn.
  1. Nothing to be passed around on the bus which means no binders with maps, no sign in sheets, no cards nor treats etc.
  1. Bus fare will be collected by the Day Leader coming down the aisle with a bag Each passenger will place their fare in the bag. No change will be given, so please bring the exact amount ($30). Cheques for $30 are welcome.
  1. Bring your own radio and bear spray if you have them. Club radios not available.
  1. Stay home if you are not feeling well or have any COVID-19 symptoms, or might be at risk in any other way.


1ABull Creek Hills Traverse - Grass Pass to Marston Creek, 12km 780m
2B1Grass Pass to Bull Creek Hills, 10.5km 700m
3B2/CGunnery Creek 6.5km 350m AFATP
4B2Grass Pass 6.5km 425m
5CTurner Valley to Black Diamond on bike trail 8km return 20m
Day Leader: Peter Kubica

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** BUS TRIP ** Bull Creek Hills & Turner Valley Oct. 29, 2020

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