This trip schedule may change and an update may be delayed so do not rely on this schedule.

Upcoming Trips


Peter Lougheed Provincial Park – ski Elk Pass, snowshoe to Rawson Lake or Elk Pass - Closed

December 12, 2022

SKI:
A: Elk Pass to Hydroline, Patterson, return to Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot – 14 km, EG 250 m
B1: Elk Pass to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 8.3 km, 200m EG
B2: Kananaskis Discovery Centre to Wheeler Trail AFAP and return – 7 km, EG 200 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot to Rawson Lake and back – 14 km, EG 250 m
B1: Elk Pass by snowshoe trail AFAP – max. 10 km, EG 200 m
B2: around William Watson Lodge, via Lower Lake trail to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 8 km, EG 150 m

C and Walkers: trails around William Watson Lodge – max. 6 km, EG 50 m

Drop off: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, William Watson Lodge, Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot
Pick up: Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot, William Watson Lodge, Kananaskis Discovery Centre
BB: Kananaskis Visitor Centre (near Barrier Lake)

ERT: 5:00

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Lake Louise – ski Great Divide, snowshoe to Mirror Lake - Closed

December 19, 2022

SKI:
A: Tramline, Great Divide Trail to Lake O’Hara parking lot, return – 22.2 km, EG 200 m
B1: Tramline, Fairview to Lake Louise Village, repeat – 10 km, EG 205 m
B2: from Lake Louise parking lot, along Tramline to Lake Louise Village – 5 km, 205 m E Loss

SNOWSHOE:
A: Lake Louise Village up Louise Creek to Chateau Lake Louise, Mirror Lake and return to Lake Louise Village – 15 km, EG 295 m
B1: Lake Louise parking lot to Mirror Lake to Lake Louise Village – 10 km, 295 m EG
B2: Lake Louise parking lot to Mirror Lake AFAP and back – 5.4 km, 195 m EG

C and Walkers: Lake Louise shoreline or Louise Creek to Lake Louise Village – max. 5.4 km, E Loss 205 m

Drop off: Lake Louise Village, Lake Louise parking lot
Pick up: Lake Louise parking lot, Lake Louise Village
BB: Canmore Visitor Centre

ERT: 5:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Peter Lougheed Provincial Park – Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot, Kananaskis Discovery Centre, Pocaterra Hut, etc. - Closed

January 2, 2023

SKI:
A: Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot via Tyrwhitt and Pocaterra to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 17 km, EG 200 m
B1: Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot via Fox Creek etc. to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 15.5 km, EG 150 m
B2: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, Meadow, Woolley, Amos, Wheeler AFAP and return – 10.5 km, EG 150 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Kananaskis Discovery Centre via Torpor, Frozen Toad, Pocaterra Hut, to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 16 km, 100 m
B1: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, Marsh loop, Lower Kananaskis Lake AFAP, to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 10 km, EG 100 m
B2: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, Marsh loop, Lower Kananaskis Lake AFAP, to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – up to 7 km, EG 100 m

C and Walkers: trails around William Watson Lodge – 6 km, EG 50 m

Drop off: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, William Watson Lodge, Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot
Pick up: William Watson Lodge, Kananaskis Discovery Centre
BB: Kananaskis Visitor Centre (near Barrier Lake)

ERT: 5:00

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Lake Louise – ski Great Divide, snowshoe Highline - Closed

January 9, 2023

SKI:
A: Great Divide trail to Lake O’Hara parking lot, return to Lake Louise Village – 26 km, E Loss and EG 220 m
B1: Great Divide trail AFAP, down to Lake Louise Village – 20 km, 205 m E Loss
B2: Lake Louise parking lot, Tramline down to Lake Louise Village – 4.8 km, E Loss 205 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Lake Louise parking lot, Highline trail and return – 9 km, EG 90 m
B1: Lake Louise parking lot, Highline trail and return – 9 km, EG 90 m
B2: Lake Louise parking lot, Louise Creek, Lake Louise Village – 5.4 km, E Loss 205 m

C and Walkers: Lake Louise shoreline or Louise Creek to Lake Louise Village – max. 5.4 km, E Loss 205 m

Drop off: Great Divide trailhead, Lake Louise parking lot
Pick up: Lake Louise parking lot, Lake Louise Village
BB: Canmore Visitor Centre

ERT: 5:45

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Smith Dorrien Road – ski Burstall Pass, snowshoe Chester Lake or Sawmill trails or Hogarth Lakes - Closed

January 16, 2023

SKI:
A: Chester Lake parking lot to Burstall Pass – 17 km, EG 675 m
B1: Chester Lake parking lot to Sawmill and back – 14 km, EG 100 m
B2: Chester Lake parking lot towards Sawmill AFAP and back – max. 14 km, EG 100 m
C: trails around Kananaskis Village

SNOWSHOE:
A: Chester Lake parking lot to Elephant Rocks – 10 km, EG 450 m
B1: Chester Lake parking lot to Sawmill & back (Snowdrift, High Rockies) – 14 km, EG 100 m
B2: Chester Lake parking lot towards Sawmill AFAP and back – max. 14 km, EG 100 m
B2: Chester Lake parking lot to Hogarth Lakes, and nearby trails – 10 km, EG 100 m

C and Walkers: trails around Kananaskis Village

Drop off: Kananaskis Village. Chester Lake parking lot
Pick up: Chester Lake parking lot, Kananaskis Village
BB: Kananaskis Village

ERT: 5:00

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Lake Louise – ice sculptures, ski Great Divide, snowshoe to Mirror Lake or Lake Louise Village - Closed

January 23, 2023

ALL: view ice sculptures if desired, Ice Sculptures Competition 18 – 29 Jan 2023

SKI:
A: Peyto to Great Divide Trail towards O’Hara parking lot, return and to Lake Louise Village – 22 km, EG 205 m
B1: Tramline to Great Divide trail, Telemark trails AFAP, return to Lake Louise Village or Lake Louise parking lot – 22 km, EG 200 m
B2: Lake Louise parking lot, Tramline, Lake Louise Village trails, to Lake Louise Village – 5 km, E Loss 205 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Lake Louise Village up Louise Creek to Mirror Lake return by Wolverine to Lake Louise Village – 15 km, EG 295 m
B1: Lake Louise parking lot to Mirror Lake AFAP, to Chateau Lake Louise or Lake Louise Village – up to 10 km, EG 295 m
B2: Lake Louise parking lot to Wolverine, Tramline, Lake Louise Village – 8 km, E Loss 190 m

C and Walkers: Lake Louise shoreline or Louise Creek to Lake Louise Village – max. 5.4 km, E Loss 205 m

Drop off: Lake Louise Village, Lake Louise parking lot
Pick up: Lake Louise parking lot, Lake Louise Village 295 m
BB: Canmore Visitor Centre

ERT: 5:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Banff – ski and snowshoe Spray River and Goat Creek - Closed

January 30, 2023

SKI:
A: Bow Falls up Spray River and Goat Creek AFAP, return – max. 18 km, EG 300 m
B1: Bow Falls up Spray River and Goat Creek AFAP, return – max. 18 km, EG 300 m
B2: Bow Falls, Spray River Loop – 12 km, EG 205 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Bow Falls, up Spray River and Goat Creek AFAP, return – max. 18 km, EG 300 m
B1: Bow Falls, Spray River Loop – 12 km, EG 205 m
B2: Bow Falls, Spray River AFAP, return – max. 12 km, EG 205 m

C and Walkers: Banff Townsite trails (Fenland or Marsh Loop)

Drop off: Bow Falls parking lot, Banff train station
Pick up: Banff train station, Bow Falls parking lot
BB: Canmore Visitor Centre

ERT: 4:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Yoho National Park – Emerald Lake - Closed

February 6, 2023

SKI:
A: from Field Visitor Centre along Tally Ho to Natural Bridge, then by Connector Trail to Emerald Lake trails – 18 km, EG 200 m
A: from Field Visitor Centre to Otterhead River, back to Natural Bridge – up to 15 km, EG 150 m
B1: from Natural Bridge by Connector Trail to Emerald Lake – 11 km, EG 130 m
B2: from Emerald Lake Lodge around Emerald Lake – 5.2 km, EG 50 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: from Natural Bridge by Connector Trail to Emerald Lake Lodge – about 11 km, EG 130 m; add Emerald Lake loop if time permits
B1: from Natural Bridge by Emerald Lake connector to Emerald Lake Lodge – about 11 km, EG 130 m
B2: from Emerald Lake Lodge loop around Emerald Lake – 5.2 km, EG 50 m; add Hamilton Falls AFATP

C and Walkers: walk around Emerald Lake – 5.2 km, EG 50 m

Drop off: Field Visitor Centre, Natural Bridge parking lot, Emerald Lake Lodge
Pick up: Emerald Lake Lodge, Natural Bridge parking lot
BB: Canmore Visitor Centre, Field Visitor Centre

ERT: 5:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Banff – ski Cascade fire road, snowshoe Lake Minnewanka trail, Banff - Closed

February 13, 2023

SKI:
A: Cascade Fire Road to cabin, or AFAP – up to 28 km, EG 180 m
B1: Cascade Fire Road to 1st bridge and return – 12.8 km, EG 135 m
B2: Cascade Fire Road AFAP and return – 11 km, EG 105 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Cascade Fire Road to 1st bridge and return, – 12.8 km, EG 135
A: Cascade Ponds to Lake Minnewanka – 12 km, EG 150 m
B1: Minnewanka lakeshore AFAP – max. 12 km, EG 100 m
B2: Minnewanka lakeshore or Stewart Canyon AFAP – max. 12 km, EG 100 m

C and Walkers: Banff townsite trails

Drop off: Banff train station, Lake Minnewanka trailhead
Pick up: Banff train station, Lake Minnewanka trailhead
BB: Banff train station

ERT: 4:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Mount Shark, Rummel Lake, Engadine Lodge - Closed

February 27, 2023

SKI:
A: Mount Shark trails and biathlon loops – 15 km, EG 100 to 200 m
B1: Mount Shark trails and Watridge Lake biathlon loops AFAP – up to 15 km, EG 100 to 200 m
B2: Mount Shark to Watridge Lake and other trails – 12 km, EG 100 m
B2: trails around Engadine Lodge – up to 9 km, EG 50 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Rummel Lake to Engadine Lodge – 10 km, EG 400 m
B1: High Rockies trail AFAP to Engadine Lodge – 10 km, EG 200 m
B2: Mount Shark to Watridge Lake – 7.2 km return, EG 100 m
B2: trails around Mount Shark – up to 8 km, EG 100 m

C and Walkers: trails around Engadine Lodge AFAP – up to 6 km, EG 50 m

Drop off: Mount Shark, Engadine Lodge
Pick up: Engadine Lodge, Mount Shark
BB: Kananaskis Visitor Centre (near Barrier Lake)

The tea room at Engadine Lodge is closed to the public.

ERT: 5:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Lake Louise – ski Moraine Lake road, snowshoe Mirror Lake, Highline or Fairview - Closed

March 6, 2023

SKI:
A: Lake Louise parking lot, Fairview & up Moraine Lake road, return by Tramline to Lake Louise Village – 25 km, E Loss 205 m
B1: Lake Louise parking lot, Fairview to Moraine Lake road AFAP, to Lake Louise Village – 22 km, E Loss 205 m
B2: Chateau Lake Louise to Tramline to Lake Louise Village, trails around Lake Louise Village – 15 km, E Loss 205 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Lake Louise Village up Louise Creek to Mirror Lake, return by horse trail, Wolverine and Louise Creek – 13 km, EG and Loss 500 m
B1: Chateau Lake Louise, then along Highline Trail AFAP, to Lake Louise parking lot – 9 km, EG 90 m
B2: Lake Louise parking lot, Wolverine, Louise Creek, Lake Louise Village – 7.5 km, E Loss 195 m

C and Walkers: Lake Louise shoreline or Louise Creek to Lake Louise Village – max. 5.4 km, E Loss 195 m

Drop off: Lake Louise Village, Lake Louise parking lot
Pick up: Lake Louise Village at 12:30 and return to Lake Louise parking lot
Lake Louise parking lot, Lake Louise Village
BB: Canmore Visitor Centre

ERT: 5:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Peter Lougheed Provincial Park – ski to Elk Pass, around Kananaskis Discovery Centre, snowshoe Torpor and Lower Kananaskis Lake - Closed

March 13, 2023

SKI:
A: Kananaskis Discovery Centre to Elk Pass, to Pocaterra hut via Tyrwhitt – 25 km, EG 250 m
B1: Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot to Pocaterra Hut via Moraine, Wheeler, Amos, Meadow, Lodgepole and Sinclair – 14.5 km, EG 200 m
B1: Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot to Kananaskis Discovery Centre by Moraine, Wheeler, Meadow – 11.5 km, EG 200 m
B2: from Kananaskis Discovery Centre to Meadow, Woolley, Amos, Wheeler, AFAP, back to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 8.3 km, EG 150 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot, Torpor East through Lower Lake day use area, Frozen Toad to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 17 km, EG 100 m
B1: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, Lower Lake and Penstock Loop to Pocaterra Hut via Canyon or return to Kananaskis Discovery Centre – 10 km, EG 100 m
B2: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, William Watson connector, Lower Lake AFAP – up to 8 km, EG 100 m

C and Walkers: trails around William Watson Lodge – up to 6 km, EG 50 m

Drop off: Kananaskis Discovery Centre, William Watson Lodge, Upper Kananaskis Lake parking lot
Pick up: William Watson Lodge, Kananaskis Discovery Centre, Pocaterra hut
BB: Kananaskis Visitor Centre (near Barrier Lake)

ERT: 5:00

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Kananaskis Village – ski Kovach, snowshoe Ribbon Creek - Closed

March 20, 2023

SKI:
A: Kovach and Aspen trails to Ribbon Creek, return – 12 km, EG 200 m
B1: Kovach Trail to Ribbon Creek and back – 10 km, EG 200 m
B2: Terrace Trail to Ribbon Creek and back – 8 km, EG 100 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Ribbon Creek towards Village loop – 15 km, EG 200 m
B1: Ribbon Creek towards Village AFAP loop – 13 km, EG 200 m
B2: Village Loop trails from Woody’s Pub and back – 10 km, EG 50 m

C and Walkers: trails around Kananaskis Village – max. 8 km, EG 50 m

Drop off: Kananaskis Village, Ribbon Creek parking lot
Pick up: Kananaskis Village
BB: Kananaskis Village

ERT: 4:15

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Lake Louise – ski Great Divide, snowshoe Mirror Lake etc. - Closed

March 27, 2023

SKI:
A: Lake Louise parking lot to Great Divide via Peyto, add Telemark if desired, down to Lake Louise Village – up to 22 km, E Loss 195 m
B1: Lake Louise parking lot to Great Divide via Peyto and Telemark, return to Chateau Lake Louise or to Lake Louise Village – 11 km, E Loss 195 m
B2: Lake Louise parking lot, Tramline & river trails to Lake Louise Village, repeat if time permits – 8 km, E Loss 195 m

SNOWSHOE:
A: Lake Louise Village to Mirror Lake, return via Wolverine and Louise Creek to Lake Louise Village – 19 km, EG and Loss 490 m
B1: Lake Louise parking lot to Mirror Lake to Lake Louise Village – 17 km, EG 295 m and E Loss 490 m
B1: Lake Louise Village up Louise Creek to Chateau Lake Louise and back – 10.8 km, EG and Loss 195 m
B2: Lake Louise parking lot, Louise Creek, Lake Louise Village – 5.4 km, E Loss 195 m

C and Walkers: Lake Louise shoreline or Louise Creek to Lake Louise Village – max. 5.4 km, E Loss 195 m

Drop off: Lake Louise Village, Lake Louise parking lot
Pick up: Lake Louise Village at 12:30 and return to Lake Louise parking lot
Lake Louise parking lot, Lake Louise Village
BB: Canmore Visitor Centre

ERT: 5:30

Hikers may shelter in the bus at the pick-up location if the bus is there.

Annual General Meeting – April 3, 2023 - Closed

April 3, 2023

Details to be confirmed

Summer BBQ - Closed

July 24, 2023

Saving the Date – Still need information

Add maps if necessary

Co-leader:

McKenzie Meadows Golf Course Hike and Luncheon - Closed

July 24, 2023
Details yet to be confirmed