West Bragg Creek Nov 7, 2019

Dane Bridge

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am BB at Bragg Creek Community Centre Bus Fare: $20 plus $7 if the trip is into the National Parks and no park pass.

Canmore and Area Oct 31/19

Peter Kubica

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

Barrier Lake area Oct 24/19

Kiyoko Miyanishi

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: Barrier Lake Visitors Centre Bus dropoff/pickup: Barrier Lake Day Use

Bull Creek Hills, Turner Valley Oct 17/19

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  and Sheep River Library in Turner Valley 9:15   BB & Pickup: Turner Valley library Bus dropoffs: Turner Valley Library, Grass Pass, Gunnery Creek    Bus pickups: Grass Pass (Sentinel Day Use), K Country Boundary flags, Turner Valley library (bus waits … Read More

Rawson Lake, Upper Kananaskis Lake & Kananaskis Village Oct 10/19

Allan Millar

*DESTINATION CHANGE* Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenziett@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB: Kananaskis Village Bus dropoffs: Kananaskis Village, Upper Kananaskis Lake, North Interlakes PL   Bus pickups: Upper Kananaskis Lakes day use, Kananaskis Village (bus waits at Upper Kananaskis day use) Please bring your “icers” . There may be snow and … Read More

Banff, Stanley Glacier, Paint Pots/Marble Canyon

Jill Johnston

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.  Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. If you have cleats/icers it might a good idea to bring them. BB: Banff Bus Station Bus dropoffs: Banff, Stanley Glacier, Paint Pots   There will be NO … Read More

Upper Kananaskis / Rawson Lake area. CANCELLED

Norman Wardlaw

Trip Cancelled due to lack of Registrations Bus Coordinator: Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com  403 891-0294 Bus Fare $20 Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB: Mt. Kidd Bus dropoffs: Upper Kananaskis Lakes day use, North Interlakes PL; Bus pickup: Upper Kananaskis Lakes day use

Moraine Lake & Larch Valley

Marilyn Hardie

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.  Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB: Lake Louise Visitor Centre Bus dropoff: Moraine Lake    Bus pickups: Moraine Lake Larches were starting to turn last week, so should be lovely this week!  

Burstall Lakes Area – 5.5 hrs

Margaret Duddy

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 dropoff/pickups: Burstall Day Use 5.5 hours hiking time allowed Weather forecast for Thursday as of Sept. 10 is for great hiking conditions – sunny and 19 degrees!

Silver Springs Botanical Gardens +/or Bow River bluffs

Meet before 10 a.m. at the Silver Springs Botanical Gardens, 37 Silver Springs DRIVE NW, to sign in. Free parking and entry. Portable outhouse. Off leash dog park. $2 donation suggested. Easier option – – walk the gardens, Birthplace Forest, labyrinth. 1.4 km one way, 35 m., wood chip trail, 1- 1 1/2 hrs.   Extended guided option – – … Read More

Highwood Pass Area

Gary Kerr

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: Elbow Pass PL, Highwood Day Use Bus pickups: Highwood Day Use, Elbow Pass PL, Little Highwood PL  

Old Goat Glacier / West Wind Pass – 4.5 hrs

Mike Gervais

Notes from trip on August 29 by Eric Leavitt: There are many deadfalls on trail to falls, this hike is not a good hike for C hikers. A note has been placed on the Trail Location as well. Also there were difficulties on West Wind Trail which have been noted in a revised trail description. On this trail B2 hikers … Read More

Cory/ Edith Pass, C-Level Cirque and Bankhead, 5.5 hrs

Steve Whittingham

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. Bus departing from Rosemont at 8:00, and Montgomery at 8:15 AM. BB: Canmore Information Center. Bus dropoff/pickups: Fireside Picnic Site turnoff and Upper Bankhead; bus stays at Upper Bankhead. 5.5 hours hiking time for Corey/Edith Pass; 5 hours … Read More

In Town hike – Carburn Park and Beaverdam Flats (8925 Riverview Dr. S.E.)

Yes this is for THURSDAY!    Meet before 10 a.m. at the Carburn Park parking lot to sign in. $2 donation suggested. Washrooms at trailhead. Plan for 1 1/2-2 hrs. From Glenmore Trail take 18 St. S.E. exit and travel south. Note the brown sign for Carburn Park on the right and turn onto Rivervalley Dr. S.E. Turn left at the … Read More

Columbia Icefields Aug 15,2019

Eric Leavitt

Notes from 2019: Suggest leaving 30 minutes early for this long trip. Only need 4 hours for the Wilcox Pass/Tangle Creek option. Set a time for people to be leaving Wilcox Pass for Tangle Creek. This will stop hikers who struggle up the pass from trying to go further. Consider adding an option for Wilcox Pass which includes going west up the … Read More

In town hike, TUESDAY, August 13, Griffith Woods Park in Discovery Ridge S.W.

Meet before 10 a.m. in the Griffith Woods parking lot. We will meet in the parking lot by the toilet buildings–suggested donation to the club of $2. Bring bug spray!  The mosquitoes are hungry. Directions: Take 69 St. S.W. exit off Highway 8 turning south onto Discovery Ridge Bvld, through the traffic circle, continue down the hill to Discovery Ridge … Read More

Buller Pass area

Eric Leavitt

Notes from 2019 by Eric It was a very hot day – some of the people going over Buller Pass/ Guinn Pass took over 6 hours to complete the trip. 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 dropoff/Buller Day Use Pickups Buller Day Use … Read More

Bow Lake, Helen Lake 5.5 hrs; 7 pm Return

Greg McKenzie

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $25 (long drive), plus $7 if you don’t have a Park Pass Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. BB: Lake Louise Visitor Centre Bus dropoff/pickups: Helen Lake Trailhead; Num-ti-jah lodge 5.5 hours hiking time allowed Late return time – approx. 7 pm

Takakkaw Falls/Emerald Lake (Long Drive- after 7:30 pm return)

Steve Whittingham

Bus Coordinator: Greg McKenzie, ggmckenzie@shaw.ca, 403-286-3547 Bus Fare $25, plus $7 if you don’t have a Park Pass Bus departing from Rosemont at 8AM, and Montgomery at 8:15. Long drive – expected return around 7:30 pm; consider bringing extra food BB: Lake Louise Visitor Centre Bus dropoffs: Takakkaw Falls & Emerald Lake. Bus stays at Emerald Lake – no other … Read More