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

Kananaskis Lakes area – Palliser Slide – C+/C level hike

Art Johnston

This event is for C+ and C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to North Interlakes Parking lot. Approx. 1 hour 40 minutes drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Approx. 7km return 75m climb. Easy hike, with lake and mountain views and a prehistoric slide with rocks … Read More

Pigeon Mountain – 2 Summits – A level hike

Andrea Zahn

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Pigeon Mtn Trailhead Parking. Approx. 1 hour drive from Montgomery.  Turn off TransCanada at Deadman’s Flats and go around to the overpass crossing to the south side of the highway; parking is at end of the road, just past the Banff Gate Mountain Resort. … Read More

Galatea Lakes – B1 level hike

Nardi Meden

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Galatea Creek parking lot on Hwy 40, a little more than 1 hour from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Approx. 17km, 675m climb.  Will go up and back the same way. Bring radio and bear spray … Read More

Rummel Lake / Pass – B1/B2 level hike

Erlinda Howard

This event is for B1 and B2 level hikers.  Limit of 15 participants (2 groups, but limited parking at trailhead). Participants to drive themselves to Intersection with Mount Shark Road (turn to Engadine Lodge) and Smith Dorrien Trail. Approx. 2 hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am.  Approx. 10km return 400m … Read More

In town – South Glenmore/Weaselhead B2/C+ level hike

Glenn Schultz

This event is for B2 and C+ level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to main parking lot in South Glenmore Park – 90th Ave & 24th St. SW.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Hike is along cool, wooded trails on the south bank of the Glenmore reservoir and into … Read More

Cox Hill – B1/B2 Level Hike

Jill Johnston

This event is for B1 and B2 level hikers. Limit of 15 participants as parking lot is large. Participants to drive themselves to Dawson Parking on Powderface Road, in the Sibbald area.  Get there in time to start hiking at 9:30 am.  Approx. 14km, 780m climb.  Will go up and back the same way.  Should be lots of flowers! May … Read More

Raspberry Ridge – A level hike

Keith Bagnall

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Upper Cataract Creek Parking on Hwy 940 south of Highwood House – 6km south of Etherington Creek Campground (1.5km north of Cataract Creek bridge); turn west onto the Lost creek logging road and park before the gate.  Get there in time to start hiking … Read More

Kananaskis Lookout – B2 level hike (2 groups)

Erlinda Howard

This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. Bernie and Linda will split the group at the parking. Participants to drive themselves to Bolton Creek Parking off Kananaskis Lakes Road in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.  Get there in time to start hiking at 10:00 am.  Approx. 13km return, 432m elevation gain. At end of trip can stop … Read More

West Bragg Creek – Snowshoe Hare Plus C+/C level hike

Norman Wardlaw

This event is for C+ and C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to NW corner of West Bragg Parking.  Get there in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Directions to parking: Drive to Bragg Creek Village, go NW at 4-way stop (passing gas station), turn left at T-junction after crossing Elbow River and go … Read More

Jumpingpound Ridge – B1 Level Hike

Barb Brunton

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Lusk Pass Parking on Powderface Road (10.7km south from Sibbald Creek Trail – Hwy 68, and about 7km south of Dawson Day Use ), in the Sibbald area; if you reach the Jumpingpound Bridge, you have gone about 50m too far!  Get there in … Read More

Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit – B2 level hike (2 groups)

Bernard Nemeth

This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit increased to 20 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Upper Lake Parking off Kananaskis Lakes Road in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.  Get there in time to start hiking at 10:00 am.  Erlinda Howard will lead a second group from the same parking lot – the group will be split once everyone arrives. … Read More

Ribbon Creek area – C+/C level hike

Art Johnston

This event is for C and C+ level hikers.  Limit increased to 14 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Ribbon Creek Parking near Kananaskis Village.  Get there in time to start hiking at 10:00 am.  Lucia Laidlaw will lead a group of 4 people if there are more than 10 participants. Hike will include Troll Falls, Ruthies and Hidden trails. … Read More

Cox Hill – A Level Hike

Betty Weightman

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Dawson Parking on Powderface Road, in the Sibbald area.  Get there in time to start hiking at 9:30 am.  Approx. 14km, 780m climb.  Will go up and back the same way.  Should be lots of flowers! May have to step aside for some bikes … Read More

Opal Ridge – A Level Hike – now Friday, June 19

Hugh Powell

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Due to the weather forecast, it was decided to postpone the hike by 1 day from Thursday which was forecast to be cloudy with showers to Friday which is forecast to be mix of sun and clouds.  Sign up on line &/or contact me. Hugh Powell 403-240-0932 Participants to … Read More

Nihahi Ridge – B1 level hike

Peter Dankers

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Little Elbow Recreation Area on Hwy 66.  Get there in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. 11km, 780m climb.  Some scrambling at the end (optional).. Bring radio and bear spray if you have it. The upper part of the trail is open, so … Read More

Lake Minnewanka – B1/B2 level hike

Marilyn Hardie

This event is for B1 and B2 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Lake Minnewanka Parking.  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 16km, 150m climb. Bring radio, bear spray … Read More