2018 Trip Archive

Jun 2018

Date/Time Description

Wed Jun 20

9:00 amA
Little Lougheed
6 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
8:00 amA-
at B pace
Pigeon Mountain
15.4 km Hike with 980 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details
9:00 amC
Johnson Canyon to Ink Pots
10 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Maureen Martel View Details

Wed Jun 27

8:00 amB
Healy Meadows/Pass
20 km Hike with 655 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details

Jul 2018

Date/Time Description

Fri Jul 06

5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

HAPPY HOUR *** HAPPY HOUR
At Canmore Seniors Centre. Bring small appetiser to share… View Details

Wed Jul 11

9:00 am -
5:00 pm
B
Buller Pass (South)
15 km Hike with 670 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Jul 25

7:30 amA
Lake Louise / Devil’s Thumb
10 km Hike with 738 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details
8:30 amA
Memorial Lakes from Ribbon Lake Trailhead
17 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Bill Rowe View Details
7:30 amB
Birdwood Lakes / Smuts Pass
14.6 km Hike with 497 m elevation gain led by Julia Hall & Linda Korsbrek View Details

Aug 2018

Date/Time Description

Wed Aug 01

8:00 amA
North & South Buller Loop FULL
17 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details
8:00 amB
Kananaskis / South Mist Hills Circuit
11 km Hike with 800 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
8:50 am -
4:50 pm
B
Windy Point/Wind Valley
11.5 km Hike with 560 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Aug 08

7:15 amA
Molarstone Mountain CANCELLED
24 km Hike with 1060 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details

Thu Aug 09

5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

Meanderthal Happy Hour
At Seniors Centre. Bring small appetiser to share and… View Details

Wed Aug 15

7:30 amA
Mount Allen- Olympic Summit CANCELLED
14 km Hike with 1000 m elevation gain led by Kevin Smith View Details
7:45 amA-
at B pace
Pocaterra Ridge/Kananaskis Highway 40
10.5 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details

Wed Aug 22

8:30 amA
at B pace
Tent Ridge horseshoe – Spray Lakes Rd.
10.5 km Hike with 830 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
All dayC
Sherbrook Lake – Yoho N.P.
6.2 km Hike with 259 m elevation gain led by Maureen Martel View Details

Wed Aug 29

7:30 amA
at B pace
The Summit Series #4 – Mount Bourgeau
23 km Hike with 1500 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Sep 2018

Date/Time Description

Sun Sep 02

8:30 amB
at guide pace
Canmore Whiteman Gap to EEOR
5.5 km Hike with 1000 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Sep 05

8:00 amB+
North & South Buller Passes loop FULL
17 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
8:15 amB
Baldy Ridge Loop – Cat Creek
13 km Hike with 452 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
8:30 amB
Galatea to Guinn’s Pass – Hyw 40 FULL
18 km Hike with 922 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
8:45 amC+
at C pace
hwy.40 east of PLPP to Kananaskis Lookout
10-15 km Hike with 300-500 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Thu Sep 06

5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

Meanderthal Happy Hour
Bring a simple appetizer to share, your beverage of choice View Details

Sat Sep 08

9:00 amB-
The Pub Series #3 – Malcolm Hotel to former Georgetown site
11 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Wed Sep 12

7:30 amA
From Helen Lake, behind Dolomite peak to Mosquito Creek – Changed to King Creek Ridge due to weather FULL
20 km Hike with 800 m elevation gain led by Dana Roman View Details
8:15 amB
Mount Lipsett – Hwy 40 FULL
14.5 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
8:30 amB
Arnica Lake and Ridge Beyond FULL
13 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
8:45 amB-
at C pace
Bow Lake to Helen Lake
12 km Hike with 460 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:30 amC
Rummel Lake
12 km Hike with 454 m elevation gain led by Bob Raina View Details
All dayD
Banff Train Station to Bow Falls and Return
5 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Wed Sep 19

8:15 amA
Panorama Ridge via Taylor Lake (updated) FULL
19 km Hike with 1000 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
8:30 amB+
at guide pace
Headwall Lakes FULL
14.6 km Hike with 457 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:45 amC
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge to Bow Glacier Falls – Banff NP – See Update
9-11 km Hike with 200-250 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:30 amD
Canmore Old Dam on Three Sisters Creek
4 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details

Wed Sep 26

8:30 amA-
at B pace
Pocaterra Ridge – Kananaskis – See Update FULL
10.5 km Hike with 800 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
9:30 am -
3:30 pm
B
Tryst Lake & Ridge
9 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amC+
at C pace
Stoney Squaw Loop FULL
4.5 km Hike with 280 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:30 amD
Barrier Lake Forestry Trail – Kananaskis
4 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Oct 2018

Date/Time Description

Wed Oct 03

7:00 amA
Mt Burke – South Kananaskis CANCELLED
16 km Hike with 935 m elevation gain led by Bill Rowe View Details
10:00 amB
Cougar Creek area hike (Updated)
8 km Hike led by Richard Weingardt View Details
10:15 amB
at guide pace
Local Hike to be determined (Updated)
7 km Hike led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
10:00 amD
Heart Creek
4.5 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Thu Oct 04

1:00 pm -
3:00 pm

Seniors test climbing at Elevation Place. Free
Elevation Place Senior's Day. Come to test climbing, free… View Details

Wed Oct 10

8:30 amB+
at B pace
Black Prince Lakes CANCELLED
11 km Hike with 650 m elevation gain led by Dana Roman View Details
9:30 amB
Montane Trail – Cougar Creek to Johnny’s Trail return FULL
.10 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
8:45 amC
at C pace
Kootenay NP McLeod Meadows to Dog Lake CANCELLED
6-12 km Hike with 50-200 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Oct 17

9:15 amB
at guide pace
High Rockies Trail – Buller to Rummel
8.5 km Hike with 400 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:15 amC+
at guide pace
Sunset Ridge – Montane Traverse – Meander Trail – loop
10 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
10:30 amD
Jamboree Grounds to Bow River
5 km Hike with 25 m elevation gain led by FrancesRobinson View Details

Tue Oct 23

8:45 amB-
at guide pace
Baldy Pass from NORTH side
15-17 km Hike with 450-550 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Oct 24

8:30 amA
at B pace
Porcupine Ridge
8 km Hike with 690 m elevation gain led by Clifton Potter View Details
9:00 amB
Prairie View Ridge and possibly Barrier Mountain if trail conditions permit CANCELLED
5-7 km Hike with 500125 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details
9:15 amB
at guide pace
Pocatera Cirque
6.9 km Snowshoe with 215 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amB-
Yamnuska Natural Area and Big Fir Tree FULL
10 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
10:30 amD
Johnson Lake
4 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Fri Oct 26

10:30 amD
Harvie heights to pools
3.3 km Hike with 105 m elevation gain led by Jim Mullin View Details
5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

MEANDERTHAL’s END OF SEASON POTLUCK AND SLIDE-SHOW
Volunteers Needed. Details TBA @ Seniors Centre View Details

Sat Oct 27

9:30 amB-
The Pub Series #4 – St. James’s Gate Irish Pub / Hoodoo Trail Banff FULL - UPDATED
10 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Tue Oct 30

10:00 am
XC and Snowshoe Pre-season Organising Meeting
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Oct 31

9:00 amB
Sparrowhawk Tarns & Forbes Grotto
12 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:15 amB
at guide pace
Yamnuska Ridge to Raven’s End
8 km Hike with 520 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Nov 2018

Date/Time Description

Tue Nov 06

9:00 amB-
at B pace
Great Divide starting at Lake O’Hara end RECON in search of snow
15-20. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Nov 07

8:15 am
at guide pace
Saw Mill – to Chester Lake – trail head – Intermediate CANCELED
10 km Snowshoe with 300 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
9:30 am
Chester Lake & Elephant Rocks – Intermediate FULL
8.0 km Snowshoe with 350 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Fri Nov 09

6:00 pm
Kamano Kodo Trail Presentation
at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures, presenter: Hiro Shinozaki View Details

Sat Nov 10

8:30 am
at guide pace
Transceiver Practice
led by Clifton Potter View Details

Wed Nov 14

9:00 amB+
at B pace
Moraine Lake Road in pursuit of 1 cm. new snow
18. km XC Ski with 250-280 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
9:30 am
Burstall – Hogarth Lakes – Easy/Practice FULL
5.3 km Snowshoe with 70 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Sat Nov 17

9:00 am
CNC Opening – Geoff is Snow Hosting
XC Ski led by CNC hosts View Details

Tue Nov 20

9:00 am -
1:00 pm
B-
at B pace
X-C Great Divide starting at Lk Louise end
22. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details
9:45 am -
3:00 pm

X-C New & Skiers not meeting “B” requirement
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Nov 21

9:30 am
HRT – Black Prince to Kent Creek – Intermediate FULL
6.2 km Snowshoe with 150 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Tue Nov 27

9:00 am
Lower Tramline, Upper Tramline & Return
20-24 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details
9:45 am -
3:00 pm

X-C New & Skiers not meeting “B” requirement
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Nov 28

8:15 am
at guide pace
Saw Mill – to Chester Lake – trail head – Intermediate
10 km Snowshoe with 260 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Dec 2018

Date/Time Description

Mon Dec 03

All dayB
at B pace
Elk Pass lot, up Hydroline to Elk Pass circuit (might include Patterson also)
13-15. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Tue Dec 04

9:00 am -
5:00 pm
C
at guide pace
X-C Novices At Lake Louise
XC Ski with 100 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Dec 05

9:30 amB
at guide pace
Chester Lake and Elephant Rocks FULL
10 km Snowshoe with 420 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Mon Dec 10

8:45 amB+
at B pace
XC – Moraine Lake Road to Moraine Lake (option to go just to turnaround)
24..18. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Tue Dec 11

10:00 am
at guide pace
XC all levels on CNC Open Trails
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Dec 12

9:00 amC
at guide pace
Penstock Loop and Canyon Trail
8 km Snowshoe with 100 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
9:30 am
SS – Commonwealth Lake – Moderate
6 km Snowshoe with 200 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Mon Dec 17

9:00 amC
at C pace
Yoho Valley Road to switchbacks
11. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Tue Dec 18

8:45 amB+
at B pace
XC – Tyrwhitt Meadows – Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
18 km XC Ski with 300 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
9:45 am
XC All levels at CNC Stadium and Open Trails
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Dec 19

9:15 am
at guide pace
XC – Paradise Valley to third bridge – intermediate light ski touring – See Update Dec 11
13.2 km XC Ski with 217 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
9:30 am -
2:30 pm

SS – Ross Lake – Intermediate
10 km Snowshoe with 230 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Dec 27

9:00 amB
at B pace
XC – Blue Pipestone Loop (if construction completed) with Merlin
14-15 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details