Glenbow Ranch – B2 Level Hike

Bernard Nemeth

This event is for B2 level hikers.  We will have 2 groups of up to 10 participants.  Bernie Nemeth and Erlinda Howard will each lead a group and go different directions in the park. Participants to drive themselves to Glenbow Ranch. Drive west on Hwy 1A toward Cochrane, then south on Glenbow Road to ranch.  Get there in time to start … Read More

Terrace Trail from Kananaskis Village – B2/C+ Level Hike

Norman Wardlaw

This event is for B2/C+ level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Kananaskis Village.  Get there in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Will follow Terrace Trail towards Galatea and return. Approx. 10 Km, 70m elevation gain. Our hikes will align with Alberta Health COVID-19 recommendations, which change occasionally, but can be found at: https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx … Read More

Banff – Surprise Corner to Hoodoos Viewpoint – C+/C Level Hike

Colin Johnston

This event is for C+/C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Surprise Corner parking area, east end of Buffalo Street.  Exit #1 at Norquay road, follow Lynx to end and turn left towards traffic lights. Proceed straight thru lights along Buffalo street for 1.6km to Surprise Corner. ( Note: Banff Ave. CLOSED to vehicles).  Get … Read More

Porcupine Ridge – A Level Hike

Keith Bagnall

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to trailhead – no official parking lot; park on either side of Hwy 40 at Porcupine Creek, 10km south of K-Country boundary sign (if you reach the Wasootch Day Use turnoff, you have gone too far).  May be able to park in the east ditch … Read More

Prairie Mountain – B1/B2 Level Hike

Marilyn Hardie

This event is for B1 or B2 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Elbow Falls Parking on Hwy 66.  Get there in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. 12 Km return, 800+ m elevation gain, 5 to 6 hours estimated hiking time. Plan to go to summit of Prairie Mountain on regular trail then … Read More

Eagle Hill – A/B1 Level Hike

Jane Fraser

This event is for A or B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Sibbald Lake Recreation Area on Hwy 68.  Get there in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. This is a popular area due to it’s proximity to Calgary.  Please arrive in plenty of time to ensure you find parking. If you have … Read More

Barrier Lookout via Jewell Pass – B1 Level Hike

Peter Kubica

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants.  Approx. 16km, 600m climb. Participants to drive themselves to meet at Barrier Lake Day Use parking.  Get there in time to start hiking at 9:30 am.  Parking is limited and as of May 28, only one stall was open per 4-block biffy, so allow time to line up if you … Read More

Wasootch Ridge – A Level Hike

Greg McKenzie

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to meet at Wasootch Creek Day Use parking.  Get there in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. 14 Km return, 975 m – steep ascent right out of the parking lot, then more gradual ascent while rolling along through four or five significant ups … Read More

Powderface Creek/Prairie Creek – B1/B2 Level Hike

Erlinda Howard

This event is for B1 and B2 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants.   The trip is a loop about 12 km and an elevation gain of 429 m.  This replaces the Powderface Ridge hike previously posted. It had too much snow, water and mud. Participants will drive themselves and meet at Elbow Falls Day Use parking.  Get there in … Read More

Bow Valley Provincial Park – C+/C level Car Hike – 2 groups

Art Johnston

This event is for C+ and C level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. Participants to drive themselves to meet at Middle Lake parking at Bow Valley Provincial Park.  Get there in time to start hiking at 10:00 am.  There are limited biffies open, so you may wish to use the facilities at the park Visitor Centre before proceeding to Middle … Read More

ESOC AGM has been postponed

Kyra Fisher

The AGM has been postponed to a later date. 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 … Read More

Lake Louise Winter Trip

Peter Kubica

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pick up times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $20 plus $7 if the trip is into the National Parks and no park pass. Weather forecast: Variably sunny and cloudy with a 40% chance of flurries. 1-3 cm of new snow. Temperatures: -13 night before, day high … Read More

PLPP & Kananaskis Village 5 March 2020

Norman Wardlaw

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr (403) 274-4294   gwkerr@mac.com Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $20 plus $7 if the trip is into the National Parks and no park pass. Note: A variation to #5 after lunch requires snowshoes.

Winter Lake Louise 27 Feb 2020

Keith Bagnall

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $20 plus $7 if the trip is into the National Parks and no park pass. BB break at the Visitor’s Centre. Note that people skiing Pipestone will start from the Visitor’s Centre. Pickups at the LL Parking Lot and … Read More

Emerald Lake 13 Feb 2020

Glenn Schultz

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $25 plus $7 if you don’t have a park pass. Biffy Break at Field Info Centre Returning to Montgomery approx 6:00 pm depending on weather, road and traffic conditions.

PLPP – Discovery Centre With Drop-off at Kananaskis Village

Eric Leavitt

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $20  A Winter Trip to PLPP with a drop-off for snowshoers and walkers at Kananaskis Village before we continue to the Discovery Centre in PLPP. WWL is not available so we will be based at the Discovery Centre. People … Read More

Banff: Goat Creek & Spray River West to Banff

Frank Howard

Goat Creek Trail to Banff depends of condition of Spray Lake Road up from Canmore. Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $20 plus $7 if the trip is into the National Parks and no park pass. Biffy Break Canmore Info

Lake Louise 23 Jan 2020 Ice Sculptures

Glen Campbell

Bus Coordinator John Morck – mjmorck@shaw.ca or (403) 288-4048 Bus pickup times: Bus #1 – Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am; Bus #2 – Montgomery 7:45 am  Bus Fare: $20 plus $7 if the trip is into the National Parks and no park pass. All trips will have option of viewing Ice Sculptures before proceeding on designated trip depending on … Read More

Banff Cascade Fire Road and Surroundings

Frank Howard

Bus Coordinator Gary Kerr – gwkerr@mac.com or 403 891 0294 Bus pickup times: Rosemont 8:00 am, Montgomery 8:15 am Bus Fare: $20 plus $7 if you do not have a National Parks pass. Please update you Park Pass information on the website or bring your pass with you. If going to Cave & Basin bring your Park Pass. Biffy Break: … Read More

Kananaskis Village / Nakiska 02 Jan 2020

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: $20 plus $7 if the trip is into the National Parks and no park pass. Weather Forecast Nakiska Thursday -5 deg, Flurries Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday BB depends on Drop-off (Nakiska &/or Kananaskis Village). Details of possible ski or … Read More