Rawson Lake – B2 level hike

Bernard Nemeth

This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants.  Gary Kerr will lead a 2nd group if more than 10 people. Participants to drive themselves to Upper Kananaskis Day-Use Parking (on hwy 40), about 1 hr 35 min drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to be ready to start hiking at 10:00am. Approx. 8km (or … Read More

Tent Ridge Horseshoe – A/B1 level hike

Barb Brunton

This event is for A and B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to trailhead on Mount Shark Road., about 2 hours’ drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Early start due to limited parking.  There is no biffy at the trailhead – closest at Chester parking on … Read More

Memorial Lakes to Upper (3rd) Lake – A level hike

Craig Barnstable

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. (Note: this hike will be offered again on Aug. 13 as an A/B1 level version). Meet at the Ribbon Creek parking at 9:15 am (approx. 1 hour drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 9:30am. Approx. 18km, 690m climb. Bring radio and bear spray if you have … Read More

In Town Walk – Weaselhead Area

Pierre Plotkins

In Town Walk – Weaselhead Meet at the parking lot at 66 Avenue and 37 Street SW. The start time is 9:30 so please be there a few minutes early. Guests are welcome. If there are more than 10 the group will be split into two. We will walk some of the trails in the Weaselhead area. Our walk will … Read More

Mount Lipsett – B1 level hike

Marilyn Hardie

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Highwood Pass Parking (on hwy 40), about 1.5 hours drive from Montgomery.  Biffies are here.  Get there by 9:15, in time to use biffy and put on boots and leave to drive to trailhead at 9:30. Group will proceed to trailhead (approx. 7km south … Read More

Grassi Lakes – C+ level hike

Norman Wardlaw

This event is for C+ level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Approx. 4 km return and 175 m, about two hours return with possibilities for extending. Directions.  Find Canmore Nordic Centre.  Continue 1.1 km past the turn-off to the Nordic Centre, and turn left (southwest) at the Grassi Lakes sign.  Follow this road 0.5 km to the signed trail head … Read More

Mt Burke – A level hike – Cancelled

Keith Bagnall

A hikers will go on the Mist Ridge Hike instead. This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Meet at the Highwood House General Store parking (Highwood Junction) at 9:15 am (approx. 1:40 hours drive from Montgomery); will all drive to the trailhead at Cataract Creek then.  There are no trailhead toilets, so hikers could use the … Read More

Mist Ridge (partial) – B1 level hike

Mike Gervais

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Mist Creek Parking area (on hwy 40, 17km south of Highwood Pass parking), about 1.75 hours drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Approx. 12km, 530m climb. The turnaround point will be a saddle at the … Read More

Grizzly Col – B2 level hike

Bernard Nemeth

This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Highwood Pass Parking (on hwy 40), about 1.5 hours drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Approx. 8km, 500m climb. Bring radio and bear spray if you have them. Our hikes will align with Alberta Health … Read More

Tunnel Mtn – C+/C hike – CANCELLED

Art Johnston

Cancelled due to declining numbers and the heat. See you next week. This event is for C+/C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Description: A relatively easy climb up a real mountain.  It gives you the best place to see Banff and 360 degrees of surroundings. Meeting Directions. Meet at ALTERNATIVE trail head at 9:45am, in time to start hiking … Read More

Mist Ridge (partial) – B1 level hike Copy

Mike Gervais

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Mist Creek Parking area (on hwy 40, 17km south of Highwood Pass parking), about 1.75 hours drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Approx. 12km, 530m climb. The turnaround point will be a saddle at the … Read More

West Bragg Creek – B2 Hike

Glenn Schultz

This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. Participants to drive themselves to West Bragg Creek Day Use Parking Lot. Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Approx. 8.5 km, 350m climb. Bring radio and bear spray if you have them. Our hikes will align with Alberta Health COVID-19 recommendations, which change occasionally, … Read More

Ha Ling Peak – B1 level hike

Marilyn Hardie

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Goat Creek Parking on west side of Hwy 742 (Smith Dorrien) south of Canmore, about 1.25 hours’ drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Approx. 6km, 740m climb. Note: the slippery gravel on the new trail … Read More

Jumping Pound Summit – B1 level

Erlinda Howard

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to meet at Montgomery Parking Lot. Get there by 8:15, in time to departure by convoy at 8:30 am. Trailhead is on the Powderface Trail 15 km South of Highway 68.  It’s a beautiful hike to the top and then further along a wide open ridge as far … Read More

Elbow Falls Area – C level

Lucia Laidlaw

This event is for C level hikers.  Group will be broken up into two or more groups on arrival at Elbow Falls.  Drive to the Elbow Falls Day Use parking lot by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Art is able to join us after all. Yea! Lucia is the boss though. Lots of people offering to … Read More

Heart Mountain – A level hike

Greg McKenzie

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. This is a 6 hour hike. Participants to drive themselves to Heart Creek Parking on south side of TransCanada at Lac des Arcs interchange, about 1.25 hours’ drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Approx. 12.5 km, 900 m climb. Some scramble.  … Read More

Tent Ridge Horseshoe – A level hike

Betty Weightman

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. Participants to drive themselves to trailhead on Mount Shark Road., about 2 hours’ drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Early start due to limited parking.  There is no biffy at the trailhead – closest at Chester parking on Smith-Dorrien Road. To … Read More

Ole Buck Loop – C+/C level hike

Art Johnston

This event is for C+ and C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Sibbald Lake Picnic Area parking, approx. 45 minute drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am.  Approx. 5km loop 177m climb. Bring radio and bear spray if you have them. Our hikes will align with … Read More

Lake Minnewanka – B1/B2 level hike (2 groups)

Erlinda Howard

This event is for B1 and B2 level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Lake Minnewanka Parking, approx. 1hr 20min from Montgomery.  Get there in time to start hiking at 10:00 am.  Meet by the washrooms at the entrance to the parking area. Will hike along Lake Minnewanka to campsite and back. Beautiful views Approx. 16km … Read More

Powderface Ridge – B1 level hike

Peter Kubica

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. 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 … Read More