This event is for B1 level hikers. Limit of 10 participants.
Meet at Cave and Basin parking lot in Banff at 9am; carpools will be arranged to go to the trailhead at Upper Hot Springs to start the hike. Approx. 10 minute drive – bring a face mask as you will need to share a ride as it is a very long walk between the trailheads.
Total distance 14km Elevation gain/loss 650m/900m
Hike description: Switchbacks on the slopes of Sulphur Mountain provide a steady uphill hike to a summit renowned for its expansive mountain views (5.5km). At the top, enjoy the 0.5 km boardwalk along the ridge ending at Sanson Peak where the Cosmic Ray Station is located. We will take an old fire road known as the Sulphur Mountain Westside Trail (5.4 km) to Sundance Trail, ending at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site (2.6 km).
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. Don’t forget your Park Pass and Face Mask.
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/