MnM Outdoor Club

Members of this club are active seniors (55+) who gather for hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing adventures on established trails mainly in the foothills and mountains west of Calgary. Members travel to and from the trailheads every Monday by chartered bus. Different levels of fitness are accommodated.

To become a guest and to make membership inquiries please contact us at the email address shown.

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MnM Outdoor Club Member Handbook

Bus coordinator
Bus Coordinator: Heather Kakish
Departure Times

8:00 AM from Signal Hill
8:15 AM from Montgomery Community Centre

Bus fare is $25

Weather Conditions

Here are links to weather forecasts & Air Quality Index’s:

World Air Quality Index Environment Canada The Weather Network
Calgary Calgary Calgary
Kananaskis Kananaskis
Banff Banff Banff
Canmore Canmore Canmore

Cross Country Ski Website link:

With regard to the trip shown below – Distances are return. EG is Elevation Gain. BB is Biffy Break.

Next Trip Details
Peter Lougheed – Ski Elk Pass /Snowshoe Rawson / Elk Pass/ Wm Watson Lodge – 2023
December 11, 2023

Hike Options (Distance and Elevation approx.)

A1CS: Elk Pass to Hydroline, Paterson return EP parking lot
B1CS: Elk Pass to William Watson lodge 8.3 km 200m e.g.
B2CS: Wheeler Trail AFAP and return to William Watson lodge
A1SS: Rawson Lake & Everest trail from Elk Pass Parking Lot return Elk Pass Pl
B1SS: Elk pass by Snowshoe trail AFAP return
B2SS: Start WWL Canyon & Lower lake to William Watson lodge- AFAP
CSS: Trails around W Watson

Drop off: Elk Pass parking lot, William Watson lodge
Pick up: Elk Pass PL, William Watson lodge, Pocaterra warming hut
BB  William Watson Lodge ( could use Mt Kidd)

Departure: 8:00 AM from Signal Hill, 8:15 from Montgomery
Drop Off Location: Upper Kananaskis Lake / W Watson lodge
Bus Pickup Times: Elk Pass PL / William Watson Lodge / Pocaterra warming hut
BB: PPL Visitor Center or Mt Kidd
Return Time: 5:30 PM
Registration is:
Seat Vacancies:
*A negative number in Seat Vacancies means the bus is over-booked by that number but if Registration is still Open you can register online.
Upcoming Trips
Lake Louise – Ski Gt Divide / Snowshoe Mirror Lake – 2023
December 18, 2023
Peter Lougheed – Ski Elk Pass / Snowshoe William Watson Lodge to Pocaterra – 2023
January 8, 2024