Day Leader: Eric Leavitt

Bus Coordinator: Carolyn Ardell,, 403-660-1825

The Long range forecast for next Thursday is for a low of -1C on Wednesday night and a high of 11C on Thursday. This of course is subject to change.

Bus pick up is at Montgomery Community Centre Parking Lot.  Bus departs from Montgomery at 8:00 am sharp.

This is a long day – estimated return to Montgomery is 7 PM.

4.5 Hours Hiking Time for the Wilcox Pass to Tangle Creek hike, 

Biffy break: Lake Louise Visitor Centre.

Bus Drop-offs: Nigel Pass Parking, Wilcox Pass Parking(just off Highway)

Bus Pick-ups: Tangle Falls parking, Wilcox Pass Parking (Just off the highway on the right), and Nigel Pass Parking. 

Bus Fare $25 plus $10 if you don’t have a National Park Pass.

The bus will be cancelled if less than 40 are registered. Registration begins the Friday before and ends at 6:00pm on Tuesday before the hike. Cancellations after 6 pm on Tuesday will be NO-SHOWS and will have to pay the Bus Fare.

Bear Spray and hiking poles MUST be stored under the bus, preferably labelled. There is a box for Bear Spray in one of the bins.

If you wish to join the outing, but drive yourself to the trailhead, please register with your choice of activity AND email the bus coordinator to ask them to move you to the ‘Car’ list.

Please ensure you choose an activity option before pressing ‘Register’. Click on the Location below to get more details of the hike and a link to a trail map.

Because of the travel times to and from the Icefields we will be returning to Calgary about 7:30 PM.

1ANigel Pass, 16 km and 450 m - Hike to Nigel Pass and the Brazeau River.
2A,B1Wilcox Pass to Tangle Creek 12 km, 430m
3B1Wilcox Viewpoint via Wilcox Pass 9.3 km 522 m - A moderate hike to the pass and viewpoint, and return, some of the best views in the Rockies
4B1,B2Wilcox Pass 8 km 390 m - A moderate hike to the pass and return, some of the best views in the Rockies
5CWilcox Pass (AFATP) - Hike on the Wilcox Pass Trail as far as desired. The first viewpoint is a 2.4 km return trip.
Day Leader: Eric Leavitt

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Columbia Icefields (Estimated 7 PM Return to Calgary)

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