Cory Pass Mt Edith Circuit – A level hike

Andrea Zahn

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. Rated as a long and strenuous hike with steep climbs and descents, scree and challenging scrambles. Spectacular views include the pinnacles of Gargoyle Valley, the towering face of Mt Louis and the vista of Forty Mile Valley. 14km return, 1168metres, 7-8hr duration. An early start, we’ll meet at 8:30 … Read More

Burstall Pass – B2 level hike

Erlinda Howard

This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. Meet at Burstall parking, on Smith-Dorrien trail at 9:45 am (approx. 1.75 hr drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 10:00am. Pit toilets at trail head. NOTE: if parking lot is full, you can park across the road in the Chester parking lot. Will hike to the … Read More

Upper Kananaskis Lake – C level hike

Colin Johnston

This event is for C+ and C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Meet at north end of North Interlakes Day Use area (at end of Kananaskis Lakes road) at 10:00 am (approx. 1.75 hr drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 10:15am. Pit toilets at trail head. Will hike the Upper Kananaskis Lake north shore to the Falls, … Read More

C-Level Cirque Upper Viewpoint – B1 level hike

Jane Fraser

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Meet at Upper Bankhead parking, along Lake Minnewanka road in Banff at 9:15 am (approx. 1.25 hr drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 9:30am. Pit toilets at trail head. Approx. 12km return, 700m climb – quite steep sections at the higher elevation.  Some may wish to … Read More

Small trips by Car to be scheduled in lieu of Bus trips

Trip options for different hiking levels will be posted on Saturday, Oct. 3 for hikes on Thursday, Oct. 8.  You can register for the one you like and drive to the trailhead.  See details on email sent May 28. Trips planned so far: A – Keith Bagnall – Moose Mountain   Please contact Barb Brunton to lead other hikes.

Small trips by Car to be scheduled in lieu of Bus trips

Trip options for different hiking levels will be posted on Saturday, Oct. 10 for hikes on Thursday, Oct. 15.  You can register for the one you like and drive to the trailhead.  See details on email sent May 28. Trips planned so far: A – Greg McKenzie – Grizzly Col B1 – Jill Johnston – Sulphur Mountain   Please contact … Read More

Small trips by Car to be scheduled in lieu of Bus trips

Trip options for different hiking levels will be posted on Saturday, Oct. 17 for hikes on Thursday, Oct. 22.  You can register for the one you like and drive to the trailhead.  See details on email sent May 28. Trips planned so far: B1 – Marilyn Hardie – Chester Lake/3 Lakes Valley     Please contact Barb Brunton to lead … Read More

Small trips by Car to be scheduled in lieu of Bus trips

Trip options for different hiking levels will be posted on Saturday, Oct. 24 for hikes on Thursday, Oct. 29.  You can register for the one you like and drive to the trailhead.  See details on email sent May 28. Trips planned so far: B1 – Peter Kubica – Sarrail Ridge/Rawson Lake   Please contact Barb Brunton to lead other hikes.

Glenbow Ranch – Carpool – 10:00am

Arrange your own carpools or drive yourself to Glenbow Ranch, off Hwy 1a East of Cochrane.  See map at: https://www.albertaparks.ca/parks/kananaskis/glenbow-ranch-pp/ Meet in parking lot at 10:00am and sign in with day-leader for this event. Lots of hiking trails of varying length above the Bow River with great mountain views. Map of hiking trails available at: https://www.albertaparks.ca/media/123423/glenbow_ranch_pp_-_park_map_with_trails.pdf Trail Report at: https://www.albertaparks.ca/parks/kananaskis/glenbow-ranch-pp/information-facilities/trail-report/ No signup required … Read More

Brown-Lowery carpool hike – 10:00 start

Arrange your own carpools or drive yourself to Brown Lowery Provincial Park  Meet in parking lot at 10:00am and sign in with day-leader for this event. Lots of hiking trails of varying length in the forest.  See trail map: https://www.albertaparks.ca/media/6496155/brown-lowery-trail-map_600x600_-x25.pdf No signup required  

Banff / Lake Minnewanka

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM,  Montgomery at 8:15 BB: Banff Bus Station Bus dropoff/pickups: Banff Bus Station, Lake Minnewanka parking  

Drumheller Area

Glen Campbell

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB & Pickup: Badlands Community Centre or Royal Tyrell Museum Bus dropoff/pickups: Badlands Community Centre; Royal Tyrell Museum; Horsethief Canyon – bus stays at Horsethief Canyon 4 hours hiking time

Canmore and Area

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB: Canmore Visitors Centre Bus dropoffs: Cougar Creek, Grassi Lakes  Pickups: downtown (Legion), Cougar Creek

Sheep River (Entrance Ridges, Long Prairie Ridge)

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM,  Montgomery at 8:15, and Sheep River Library in Turner Valley 9:15. BB & Pickup: Turner Valley Library Bus dropoff/pickups: K-Country Boundary, Sheep Ranger Station, Turner Valley Library 4.5 hours hiking time

Sheep River (High Noon Hills) and Turner Valley

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM,  Montgomery at 8:15, and Sheep River Library in Turner Valley 9:15. BB & Pickup: Turner Valley Library Bus dropoff/pickups: Macabee Creek, Turner Valley Library; bus stays at Sheep Station 4 hours hiking time

Bow Valley PP, Yamnuska

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB at trailhead. Short hiking time: 4.5 hours Bus dropoff/pickups: Yamnuski trailhead, BVPP- Middle Lake parking (bus stays at Middle Lake)    

Whaleback – Long Drive / Late Return

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $25 due to long drive. BB – Chain Lakes Provincial Park Two Drop offs – One at north end on HGWY 22, other via A7 ranch road along north side of the Old Man River to a small clearing beside Bob Creek.   … Read More

Sibbald area

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM,  Montgomery at 8:15, and Sheep River Library in Turner Valley 9:15. Bus dropoff/pickups: Pinetop Recreation area, Sibbald Lake Day use; bus stays at Sibbald Lake 4.5 hours hiking time

Spencer Creek / Sparrowhawk Tarns

Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8AM, Montgomery 8:15 AM BB Mt. Kidd Dropoff at Spencer Creek; bus to remain at Sparrowhawk Parking Here is a link to a description of the High Rockies Trail http://kananaskistrails.com/high-rockies-trail/