Sunshine Meadows / Healy Pass, 5.5 hrs

Barb Brunton

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 plus $7 for park entrance, if you do not have a Park Pass.  plus Gondola & Standish Chair Seniors rate for Alberta Citizens: $37 plus GST – to be purchased at Sunshine parking lot (Gondola tickets can be purchased on-line but not recommended: no cost saving, weather variables, there is never … Read More

Mt. Lipsett / Highwood Pass area – 5.5 hrs CANCELLED

Peter Kubica

  TRIP CANCELLED (low attendance; poor weather forecast) 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: Mt. Kidd Bus dropoffs: Mt. Lipsett trailhead, Highwood Pass Bus pickups: Highwood Pass, Mt. Lipsett trailhead, Hwy 40 4.5km north of Mt. Lipsett trailhead

Elbow Falls area (*Changed from Raspberry Ridge/Mt. Burke*)

Nardi Meden

*Destination changed due to weather forecast* 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: Bragg Creek Community Centre Bus dropoff/pickups: Powderface Parking Lot, Elbow Falls Parking Bus will stay at Elbow Falls Parking ** 4 hour hiking time ** with short drive – return well before … Read More

Little Elbow Area

Kyra Fisher

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, Montgomery at 8:15 and Bragg Creek at 9:00 AM. BB & Pickup: Bragg Creek Community Centre Bus dropoff/pickups: Little Elbow Parking  

Bow Valley PP & Yamnuska June 13, 2019

Craig Barnstable

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)    

Dry Island Provincial Park June 6/19

Bernard Nemeth

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. Long Drive – possible 6pm return Note that this trip is weather dependent BB – Three Hills Community Centre (to be arranged) Bus dropoff/pickups: Dry Island parking

Sheep River Area – May 30/19 – 4.5 hour hike

Keith Bagnall

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: Sheep Ranger Station, Turner Valley Library  

Drumheller area May 23/19 – 4 hours hiking time

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  

Wasootch Ridge, Kananaskis Village area May 16/19

Kiyoko Miyanishi

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus departure times: Rosemont 8AM, Montgomery 8:15 AM Bus Fare: $20 BB – Barrier Lake Info Centre; Bus dropoff/pickups: Wasootch Day Use, Ribbon Creek, Kananaskis Village

Banff Townsite – May 9/19

Keith Bagnall

Bus Coordinator: John Morck, mjmorck@shaw.ca, 403-288-4048 Bus Fare $20 plus $7 for park entrance, if you do not have a Park Pass.  Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB Brewster Bus Station. Bus dropoff/pickups: Bus Station, Sulphur Mtn. Gondola Station parking; bus stays at Sulphur Mtn. Gondola Station Note: No cost for gondola DOWN from Sulphur Mountain … Read More

West Bragg Creek May 2/19

Greg McKenzie

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: Bragg Creek Community Centre Bus dropoff/pickups: West Bragg parking Trail Map at: https://www.braggcreektrails.org/files/WBC-WEB-Trailhead-20171209.pdf

Cross Conservation Area – Carpool – April 25/2019 – 10:00am

Bob Perkins

Arrange your own carpools or drive yourself to Cross Conservation Area, off Hwy 22x west.  Map and driving directions available at: http://www.crossconservation.org/about/contact-and-directions Meet in parking lot at 10:00am and sign in with Sheila or Bob Perkins who are day-leaders for this event. Lots of hiking trails of varying length through rolling foothill country with opportunities for wildlife sightings and mountain views.  … Read More

Glenbow Ranch – Carpool April 18,2019 – 10:00am

John McLean

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 John McLean who is 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 … Read More

ESOC Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Walks before

Annual General Meeting of the Evergreen Seniors Outdoor Club: 12:30 PM- 2:30 PM Rosemont Community Hall, 2807 10 St NW, Calgary Walks before AGM: Start at 10:00 am. Sign in for AGM from 12:00 noon REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED IN ADVANCE FOR EITHER THE AGM OR THE WALK BEFORE. Sign-in sheets will be at both the AGM and the walk … Read More

Canmore April 4 (Bob & Sheila Perkins)

Bob Perkins

Bus Coordinator: John Morck – mjmorck@shaw.ca or 403-288-4048 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am  Bus Fare: $22  BB: Canmore Info Centre Take Icers We will also add a drop off at the Legion for those that want to just explore the town and maybe try some of the trails.

Lake Louise, March 28: CANCELLED

Dane Bridge

Bus Coordiator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $22 plus $7 in National Parks if no pass BB: Lake Louise Weather Forecast: Thursday High +2, mainly sunny. Some snow flurries Tuesday & Wednesday with minus temps overnight.

Lake Louise -March 21

Cheryl Whitehead

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $22 plus $7 in National Parks if no pass BB: Lake Louise Destination remains Lake Louise. (Wednesday am)

Lake Louise – March 14

Hugh Powell

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $22 plus $7 in National Parks if no pass BB Lake Louise Weather Forecast: Sunny, -4 DegC