This event is for A level hikers.
Participants to drive themselves to the trailhead at the junction of Hwy 66 and Powderface Trail (end of pavement on Hwy 66). Park on the shoulder of Hwy 66 immediately before the pavement ends. If this parking area is full, a parking lot is available 200m towards the Little Elbow Recreational area on the left side.
It is a little less than 1 hour from Montgomery. Get there by at least 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. We will start earlier if everyone there.
Approx. 14.8km, 700m climb.
Bring radio and bear spray if you have them.
Bring ice grippers for this and all future shoulder season hikes. You’ll need 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/