Banff – C+/C level hike

Colin Johnston

This event is for C+ and C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Mt Norquay ski area parking approx. 1:20 hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Meet at the Kiosk at the South end of the Mt. Norquay ski area parking lot. Approx. 7km 200m … Read More

Black Prince lakes (cirque) – B1 level hike

Nardi Meden

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Black Prince Day Use on Smith-Dorrien trail, approx. 1.75 hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. Approx. 10km 625m elevation gain. Bring radio and bear spray if you have them. Our hikes will align with … Read More

King Creek Ridge – A level hike

Betty Weightman

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. Participants to drive themselves to King Creek Day Use (Hwy 40, just before Kananaskis Trail turnoff, 47.7km south from TransCanada) area approx. 1.25 hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. The parking area is just south of where the highway … Read More

Chester Lake and Elephant Rocks – B2 level hike

Erlinda Howard

Note: change in meeting time! This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Chester Day Use on Smith-Dorrien trail, approx. 1.75 hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Approx. 11km 400m elevation gain. Should be some yellow in the larches on this scenic … Read More

Chester Lake special trip to scatter Jan Heath’s ashes

Allan Millar

Al Millar invites anyone who wishes to join him in hiking into Chester Lake to scatter some of Jan Heath’s ashes. This is to honour a request made by Jan’s family. Meet at the Chester Lake parking lot before 9:30. The hike into Chester Lake is about 9 Km return with a 400 m elevation gain. We will observe the … Read More

James Walker Lake and Cirques – A level hike

Bern vanSluys

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. Participants to drive themselves to Sawmill Day Use area approx. 1.75 hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. To get to Sawmill parking area, go 16.6km north on the Smith Dorrien Trail from Kananaskis Lakes Trail.  Pit toilets in the … Read More

Rummel Pass – B1 level hike

Dane Bridge

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Participants to drive themselves to intersection of Smith-Dorrien and Mt. Shark road approx. 2 hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:15, in time to start hiking at 9:30 am. To get to trailhead: Highway 1 to Highway 40 and highway 742 (Smith-Dorrien) to Mount Shark road (Watch for … Read More

Banff – C+/C level hike

Art Johnston

This event is for C and C+ level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. (Colin Johnston will lead part of the group) Participants to drive themselves to Banff and meet at the Train Station at 9:30 (approx. 1.25 hour drive from Montgomery). The hike will be Fenland, Bow Falls, part of east and west Spray River, Banff Ave. and other trails … Read More

In Town Hike _”Tuesday”–Montgomery/ Parkdale/University District

Lucia Laidlaw

This event is for B and C+ hikers.  Limit of 10 participants.   Assemble at 9:45 am to start the walk at 10am. Meet Lucia Laidlaw at the Parking lot at the top of Home Road. Parking is on 52nd St. NW (one way street heading west)  immediately West of Home Road, and just before the Maranatha Christian Reformed Church.  (watch … Read More

Special Bus Trip #1: Bow Lake Sept. 3, 2020

Gerrit Voordouw

Bus Fare $30 (long drive), plus $7 if you don’t have a Park Pass. Bus departing from Montgomery only at 8:00 AM BB: Lake Louise Visitor Centre Bus dropoff/pickups: Bow Glacier Falls Trailhead Num-te-Jah Lodge is closed. 5:00 hours hiking time allowed Late return time – approx. 6 pm

Special Bus Trip #2: Helen Lake Sept. 3, 2020 ***EARLY DEPARTURE

Craig Barnstable

Bus Fare $30 (long drive), plus $7 if you don’t have a Park Pass. Bus departing from Montgomery only at 7:30 AM BB: Lake Louise Visitor Centre Bus dropoff/pickup: Helen Lake Trailhead 6:00 hours hiking time allowed Late return time – approx. 7 pm

Green Mountain – B1/B2 level hike

June Sobon

This event is for B1 and B2 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Meet at Indian Oils parking (14km past winter gate on Sheep River Trail SR 546 west of Turner Valley) at 9:15 am (approx. 1.5 hr drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 9:30am. Approx. 15km, 220m climb. Some route-finding and bushwhacking involved. Cross Dyson Creek … Read More

Bryant Lake – A level hike

Greg McKenzie

This event is for A level hikers.  Limit of 12 participants. Meet at Canyon Creek parking (14km north of Hwy 66, on Powderface Trail) at 9:15 am (approx. 1.5 hour drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 9:30am. Parking is a widespot on the east side of the road, just before Canyon Creek. Lovely mountain lake is our … Read More

Elbow Lake and Edworthy Falls – B2/C+ level hike

John Boyd

This event is for B2 and C+ level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. John Boyd will lead one group. Art Johnston will lead the other. Meet at the Elbow Pass parking (on Hwy 40) at 9:00 am  or earlier. Parking lot fills by 9:00 so get there early so you don’t have to park in the ditch along the highway. (approx. … Read More

Picklejar Lakes – B1 level hike

Nardi Meden

This event is for B1 level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Meet at the Lantern Creek parking (on Hwy 40, south of Highwood Pass) at 9:45 am (approx. 1.75 to 2 hour drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 10:00am. Remember there may be delays for highway construction. Approx. 10km, 588m climb to do all 4 lakes. Bring … Read More

Fullerton to Ranger Ridge – B2 level hike

Jill Johnston

This event is for B2 level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. Jill Johnston will lead one group.  Kyra Fisher will lead another. Meet at the Fullerton parking at 9:45 am (approx. 45 minute drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 10:00am. Approx. 12km, 400m climb. Will do a loop including Sugar Daddy to Strange Brew/Bobcat then along Fullerton … Read More

Boom Lake – C+/C level hike

Colin Johnston

This event is for C+ and C level hikers.  Limit of 10 participants. Meet at the Boom Lake Parking Lot (on Hwy 93, 5 minutes west of Castle Junction, 25-30 minutes from Norquay intersection) at 9:45 am (approx. 1hr35 minute drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 10:00am. Approx. 10km, 175m climb (or as far as possible in … Read More

Mist Ridge – 8/9 hour – A level hike

Keith Bagnall

This event is for A 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. 23.1km loop (outward on ridge, returning by Mist Creek Trail from Rickert’s … Read More

Sparrowhawk Tarns – B1/B2 level hike

Eric Leavitt

This event is for B1 and B2 level hikers.  Limit of 10plus participants. Meet at the Sparrowhawk Recreation Area parking at 9:15 am (approx. 1.75 hour drive from Montgomery) in time to start hiking at 9:30am. If there are more than 10 people we will split into two groups, so everyone can join us. Approx. 13km, 750m climb to all … Read More

Black Prince Cirque Interpretive Trail – C level hike

Art Johnston

This event is for C+/C level hikers.  Limit of 20 participants. Art will lead one group. Lucia will lead the other. Participants to drive themselves to Black Prince Day Use area 1.5(+) hour drive from Montgomery.  Get there by 9:45, in time to start hiking at 10:00 am. Go north on Smith-Dorrien; expect approximately 3km of gravel road. Approx. 6km … Read More