XC – Elk Lakes Cabin via West Elk Meadows and Couch

Date(s) - Tue Feb 19
9:00 am


Starting at Elk Pass parking lot, ascend to Blueberry picnic table junction. Head to Snow Couch via West Elk Meadows and through to Hydroline. Descend Hydroline into BC and West Elk Cabin (sit outdoors unless you want to buy a day use pass through ACC). Repeat same trail back up to either Elk Pass summit or repeat return via the Meadows again (choice there). Metal edges recommended, skins an option for climb back up but not necessary if wax working. Meet at lot between Save on and CAD Tire @ 08:55.

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Type: XC Ski

Level: B+   at B pace

Trip Leader: Helen Read

Distance (km): 21-22 kms.

Vertical Gain (m): 437 ascent

Max Elevation (m):

Duration (hrs): 5-6 hours

Meet at 9:00 AM; See notes

Cost ($): $11.

Max Participants: 12


Earliest Signup: 8:00 pm Wednesday before trip

To register, email request to: nametags@canmoreseniors.org
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