This event is for B2 level hikers. Limit of 20 participants.
Meet at trailhead, at 9:45 am (approx. 1hr drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 10:00.
From Hwy #22 turn west (right) onto Hwy 549 at the Millarville turnoff. Go all the way to the end of the pavement, then go about 3 km on the gravel road and take a right turn up. There is a fence and gate. We will park before this fence/gate.
If you come through Bragg Creek take Hwy 762 south to Hwy 549 then turn west (right) to the end of pavement and go about 3 km and take right turn up to the fence/gate.
There is no outhouse at the trailhead but is one in the campground across hwy 549 near where you turn right to the gate (not sure if it will be open this time of year).
Approximately 10km 470m climb
We will hike Curley Sands and Mesa Butte trails. Please check google maps for driving times from your place. Choose Mesa Butte, AB and it may come up as Square Butte but it is the same location. Be prepared to be in an area with lots of cattle (round-up has begun); there is also logging going on in the area.
In registering for this outing, I agree to abide by the Evergreen Seniors Outdoor Club policies and safety guidelines.
Bring bear spray and radio if you have them.
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/