YOHO NP West Boundary – Wapta Falls viewed from both Banks

Date(s) - Wed Jun 12
8:00 am - 5:30 pm


Meet by 7:50 am, to depart at 8:00 am prompt.
Meet at CSA DT Drop-in Centre, Grizzly Paw side.

Recon Sunday 9th: All trails and forest road in good condition. Foresee no problems with access. Falls are running high.

1. We will go straight to the Beaverfoot Forest road at the River Rafting access, through turn-round underpass then drive 11 Km on good gravel.
2. Hike trail to the west bank viewpoint on boundary of NP. Return.
3. Lunch at roadside campground.
4. Short drive to great photo viewpoint downstream of Falls.
5. Drive back to the TC.Highway, drive east, and hike to the east Wapta viewpoint or some other trail of interest on the way home (suggestions welcome).

Long day and drive. Suggest bring two lunches, plenty of water (can leave some in car during west hike), and snacks.
Be prepared with waterproofs for heavy spray, river should be high.

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Type: Hike

Level: C   at C pace

Trip Leader: Geoff Williams

Total Distance (km): 11

Vertical Gain (m): 230

Max Elevation (m): 1,600

Duration (hrs): 9 - 10

Meet 10 minutes before 8:00 AM

Meet location: See notes

Cost ($): 15

Max Participants: 12


Earliest Signup: 8:00 pm Wednesday before trip

To register, email request to: sinup10@canmoreseniors.org
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