2019 Trip Archive

Jan 2019

Date/Time Description

Tue Jan 01

5:00 pmC
at C pace
Starlight/Headlamp hike to Grassi Lakes
4.3 km Hike with 234 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details
10:00 am -
2:00 pm
D
at D pace
Walk/Hike on Canmore Trails with lunch at CSA after – See Details
5 km Hike led by Maureen Martel View Details

Wed Jan 02

9:30 am
SS – Cheswall Creek – Intermediate FULL
5 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Jan 03

9:00 amB+
Skier Bob Special Circuit PLPP
18. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Fri Jan 04

9:30 amB-
at B pace
SS – Shark Lake from Tent Ridge parking CANCELLED
7.5-8 km Snowshoe with 185 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey View Details

Tue Jan 08

10:00 am -
12:30 pm

XC – Morning Session at CNC
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Jan 09

10:30 amB
Hike – Rafter Six trails FULL
11 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
8:30 amB-
at B pace
XC – Pipestone Loop near Lake Louise
13.2 km XC Ski with 220 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
SS – Black Prince/Warspite Lake – Intermediate FULL
5 km Snowshoe with 150 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
10:00 amD
Hike – harvie heights enchanted forest
3.2 km Hike with 89 m elevation gain led by Jim Mullin View Details

Thu Jan 10

9:00 amA-
at B pace
XC – Lake Louise (Updated)
18-20 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details
5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

Happy Hour
At Canmore Seniors Centre, Townside Hall. View Details

Fri Jan 11

9:30 amB
XC – Goat Creek to Banff
19 km XC Ski led by Bill McKeever View Details
9:00 am
at guide pace
SS – Chickadee Valley – Intermediate FULL
8 km Snowshoe with 300 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Tue Jan 15

10:00 am -
12:30 pm

at guide pace
XC – Morning Session at CNC
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Jan 16

10:00 amB
Hike – Jura Creek & Canyon (Updated) FULL
7 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
10:00 amC
at guide pace
SS – Meander round Goat Creek area
6-7 km Snowshoe with 50 m elevation gain led by Phil Wilson View Details
10:00 amD
SS – Banff – Lake Minnewanka to Upper Bankhead
4 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 am
SS – East End of Tent Ridge – Difficult Note Details - FULL
6 km Snowshoe with 335 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Jan 17

9:00 amB-
at C pace
XC – Yoho: Field Info Centre to end of Kicking Horse Trail FULL
20-21 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Sun Jan 20

11:00 am -
2:30 pm

Avalanche Awareness Day
Hosted by Alberta Parks, at Burstall Pass day use area. View Details

Mon Jan 21

7:00 pmC
at C pace
XC – Moonlight Ski at Canmore Nordic Centre
5-6 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Tue Jan 22

10:00 am -
12:30 pm

at guide pace
XC – Morning Session at CNC
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Jan 23

9:45 amC+
at guide pace
SS – Boom Creek/Lake Area
7.5 km Snowshoe with 160 m elevation gain led by Phil Wilson View Details
9:30 amD
SS – Lake Louise, Snowshoe Trail off Great Divide Trail
4-5 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 am
SS – Stanley Glacier/Haffner Creek – Intermediate FULL
6 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Jan 24

8:45 amA-
at B pace
XC – Blueberry Hill in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
17 km XC Ski with 350 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Tue Jan 29

8:30 amA
at B pace
XC – Lake O’Hara Fire Road to ACC Elizabeth Parker Hut FULL
23-24. km XC Ski led by Helen Read / Chuck Buckley View Details
10:00 am -
12:30 pm

at guide pace
XC – Morning Session at CNC
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Jan 30

9:45 amC
at guide pace
SS – Moose Meadows to Upper Johnston Canyon Falls
7.5 km Snowshoe with 270 m elevation gain led by Phil Wilson View Details
9:30 amD
at D pace
SS – Ribbon Creek
5.5 km Snowshoe with 75 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details
9:15 am
SS – Commonwealth Ridge – Difficult FULL
8 km Snowshoe with 540 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 am
at guide pace
SS – Shark Lake – Intermediate FULL
7.5 km Snowshoe with 115 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Feb 2019

Date/Time Description

Fri Feb 01

9:30 amB
XC – Spray Lake from Shark, photographers heaven
10 km XC Ski with 50-100 m elevation gain led by Dana Roman View Details

Sat Feb 02

10:00 amB
Hike – The Pub Series #5 – Canmore Legion / Bow River east FULL
11 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Tue Feb 05

9:00 amC
at C pace
XC – Great Divide/up Peyto Blue/Fairview loop to snow couch/down Peyto Green DATED MOVED
15 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Feb 06

9:00 amB-
at B pace
SS Paint Pots via Marble Canyon Intermediate CANCELLED
9 km Snowshoe with 80 m elevation gain led by AJ Lemay View Details
10:00 amD-
Hike Yamnuska Meadow lake loop CANCELLED
3.1 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Jim Mullin View Details
9:30 am
SS Engadine Creek Difficult CANCELLED
5 km Snowshoe with 320 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Fri Feb 08

5:45 pm
The Shin-Etsu Trail
by Hiro Sinozaki at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures View Details

Mon Feb 11

9:15 amB
at B pace
XC – Boom Lake: short and sweet
10-11. km XC Ski with 275. m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Feb 13

9:00 amB-
at B pace
SS Paint Pots via Marble Canyon Intermediate FULL
9 km Snowshoe with 80 m elevation gain led by AJ Lemay View Details
10:00 amD
at D pace
SS -Trail around back of Quarry Lake Dog Park CANCELLED
3-4 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 am
SS Engadine Creek Difficult FULL
5 km Snowshoe with 320 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Feb 14

9:30 amA
at B pace
XC-Chester Lake and maybe Elephant rocks
8 km XC Ski with 350 m elevation gain led by Dana Roman View Details
1:00 pmC+
at C pace
Warmer day? Join me for an afternoon XC
10-14 km XC Ski with 100 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Sat Feb 16

8:00 amB+
at B pace
XC – Ski and Lunch at Lake O’Hara Lodge
22-23 km XC Ski led by Helen Read and assist with Chuck Buckley as needed View Details

Tue Feb 19

9:00 amB+
at B pace
XC – Elk Lakes Cabin via West Elk Meadows and Couch
21-22. km XC Ski with 437 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
11:00 am -
1:30 pm

XC Help Session on CNC Trails
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Feb 20

10:30 amD
at D pace
SS – Quarry Lake/Power Line Trails
3.5. km Snowshoe led by Maureen Martel View Details
9:30 am
SS Smith Lake-Copper Lake – Intermediate FULL
5 km Snowshoe with 200 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Tue Feb 26

9:30 amA-
at B pace
XC – Skogan Pass starting from Nakiska Ski Resort
19. km XC Ski with 616 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
9:45 am -
1:00 pm
C
at guide pace
XC CNC CANCELLED – cold and wind-chill warning
XC Ski with 100-300 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams, Paul D, Bill M View Details

Wed Feb 27

9:30 amA-
at B pace
SS – Rummel Creek
8 km Snowshoe with 325 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
10:00 amC
at C pace
SS – Explore Canmore Creek/ TransAlta forebay area
7-8 km Snowshoe with 150 m elevation gain led by Phil Wilson View Details
10:15 amD
at guide pace
SS – Yamnuska Meadows
4.5-5 km Snowshoe led by Frances Robinson View Details
9:30 am
SS – Kirsten Tarns – Intermediate Note Leader Change
7 km Snowshoe with 140 m elevation gain led by Lee Eckstrand View Details

Thu Feb 28

9:00 amB
at guide pace
XC Intermediate at Ribbon Creek Area
12-14 km XC Ski with 200-300 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Mar 2019

Date/Time Description

Tue Mar 05

11:00 am -
2:00 pm
B
at C pace
XC Explore Difficult CNC Trails and how to ski them
XC Ski with 100-300 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Mar 06

10:00 amD
SS – Trails around Kananaskis Village
5 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 am
SS – Chummel Creek – Intermediate FULL
8 km Snowshoe with 337 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Mar 07

5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

Meanderthal Happy Hour
Everyone welcome, especially our new members View Details

Fri Mar 08

9:45 am
at B pace
SS Engadin burn/creek – moderate CANCELLED
5 km Snowshoe with 350 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Sat Mar 09

9:30 amB+
at B pace
XC -Sundance Lodge via Healy Creek (Sunshine Road lowest parking lot)
22. km XC Ski with 420 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Tue Mar 12

10:00 am -
1:00 pm

XC drop-in session all levels
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Mar 13

9:30 amD
SS – Peter Lougheed Park, Elkwood Loop
4 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 am
SS Rester Creek – Difficult FULL
9 km Snowshoe with 315 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Sat Mar 16

10:00 amB-
Hike – The Pub Series #6 – Iron Goat / Cougar Creek
8 km Hike with 200 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Mon Mar 18

7:00 pm
Climbers Paradise: Making Canada’s Mountain Parks
Presented by PearlAnn Reichwein at Canmore Library View Details

Tue Mar 19

10:00 am -
1:00 pm

XC On-trail Mutual Help Session All Levels
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams, Paul D, Bill M View Details

Wed Mar 20

9:30 amB-
at C pace
SS New Mine Meadow loop trail
5 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by Fred Hall View Details
10:00 amD
Banff Townsite, Bow River Walk
3-4 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 am
SS Chickadee Valley – Intermediate FULL
8 km Snowshoe with 300 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Mar 27

9:30 amB-
at guide pace
Montane Traverse to Johnny’s Trail – Loop
10. km Snowshoe with 200 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Apr 2019

Date/Time Description

Wed Apr 03

1:15 pmB-
Lady MacDonald (to first viewpoint 460m)
5.6 km Hike with 460 m elevation gain led by Paul and Nancy D'Agostino View Details
9:30 am
Meanderthal Spring Meeting – Creekside Hall Canmore Senior’s Centre – 600B 9th Street
led by John Reeves - Meanderthal Chairman View Details

Sat Apr 06

9:00 am
Mountain Weather COURSE
led by Rod Plasman View Details

Wed Apr 10

9:30 amB
at B pace
Sulphur
6 km Hike with 670 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey View Details

Sat Apr 13

9:30 am
Bear Day 2019
Alberta Parks and WildSmart are once again hosting Bear Day at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park’s Day Lodge View Details

Wed Apr 17

9:15 am
at D pace
Annual Opening Hike For All Levels – Bow Valley PP READ UPDATED DETAILS
3-4 km Hike with 60 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Apr 24

9:00 amA
Lady Macdonald helipad
6.6 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
9:30 amB
Horseshoe Slabs and Grotto Midline FULL
7.3 km Hike with 430 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
TransCanada Trail from Dead Man’s Flats to Lac des Arcs FULL - Meet at Trailhead Under the Power Lines south of the Dead Man’s Flats overpass.
11 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Graham Lock View Details
10:00 amB-
at guide pace
Harvie Heights Loop FULL
10 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Jamboree Grounds
5 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details

Mon Apr 29

9:30 amC
at C pace
Hoodoos from Surprise Corner – Banff Bring grippers and poles
9.5 km Hike with 170 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey View Details

May 2019

Date/Time Description

Wed May 01

8:30 amA
Wasootch Ridge Meet at gravel parking lot behind Holiday Inn
10 km Hike with 960 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Highline Trail Meet at Quarry Off Leash Park
15 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amB
Lake Minnewanka to Campground 8 FULL
17 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Paul and Nancy D'Agostino View Details
10:00 amB
Yamnuska Natural Area – east Hike Changed
9 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
TransCanada Trail from Dead Man’s Flats to Lac des Arcs CANCELLED - unsafe icy conditions
11 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Graham Lock View Details
10:00 amD
at D pace
Bow Valley Provincial Park- Flowing Waters and Middle Lake
4-4.5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Wed May 08

9:30 amA
at A pace
Grotto Buttress Lookout
7.5 km Hike with 1200 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
9:30 amB
at B pace
Castle Lookout FULL - see notes on parking
7.4 km Hike with 520 m elevation gain led by Susan Dorion View Details
9:30 amB
Yamnuska Natural Area FULL
11 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Banff Railway Station to Bow Falls
4-4.5 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details

Thu May 09

9:00 am
Leader’s Orientation SEMINAR
led by John Reeves, Frank McIntyre & Richard Weingardt View Details
5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

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

Tue May 14

1:00 pm -
4:00 pm

Digital Navigation Tools SEMINAR
led by Yamnuska Mountain Adventures View Details

Wed May 15

9:30 amB
at guide pace
Quaite Creek Trail to Prairie View Lookout & Return View Details for parking
11.8 km Hike with 580 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
TransCanada Trail from Dead Man’s Flats to Lac des Arcs FULL - See notes on parking
11 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Graham Lock View Details
10:00 amC
at C pace
Montane Traverse and Silvertip Loop
10-11 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Jim Wilker View Details
10:00 amD
Bow river loop plus
4 km Hike led by Jim Mullin View Details

Thu May 16

8:30 amB+
Bike – New Destination: Castle Junction to Laggans at Lake Louise CANCELLED - rain
57 km Bike led by Helen Read View Details

Mon May 20

9:00 amB+
The Summit Series #5 – Engagement Mountain & Razors Edge FULL
9 km Hike with 600 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Wed May 22

9:00 amA-
at guide pace
Echo Canyon FULL
13 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Clive Pyburn View Details
9:30 amB
at B pace
Yamnuska Ridge to the Chimney FULL
7 km Hike with 460 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
TransCanada Trail from DMF to LDA FULL - See notes on parking
11 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Graham Lock View Details
9:30 amC
at D pace
Bow Valley Provincial Park FULL - See change to Parking
10-11 km Hike led by Sherry Dudinsky View Details
10:00 amD
at D pace
Barrier Lake
8.2 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Thu May 23

9:30 amB
at guide pace
Chock Rock in McGillvray Creek and beyond FULL - See notes on parking
10 km Hike with 430 m elevation gain led by Graham Lock View Details

Wed May 29

8:30 amA
South Baldy Peak FULL
12.6 km Hike with 1028 m elevation gain led by John Reeves View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Chock Rock on McGillivray Creek FULL - See notes on parking
10 km Hike with 430 m elevation gain led by Graham Lock View Details
9:30 amB
Lake Minnewanka to Campground
17 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Marty Davies View Details
8:00 amC
at guide pace
Glen Bow Ranch Provincial Park FULL
8-10 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Margaret Froese View Details
9:45 amC
at guide pace
Tunnel Mountain, Banff N. P.
5 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Maureen Martel View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Middle Lake to Whitefish Day Use Area/Many Springs
6 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Thu May 30

9:00 amB+
Bike – Castle Junction to Laggans at Lake Louise
57 km Bike led by Helen Read View Details

Jun 2019

Date/Time Description

Wed Jun 05

8:30 amA
at A pace
Exshaw Ridge – to peak 6 FULL
13.5 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Pat Petley View Details
9:00 amB
Jewell Pass – Prairie View loop FULL
15 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
9:30 amB
at B pace
West Wind Pass FULL
6 km Hike with 395 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Banff NP Castle Junction area, Smith and Copper Lakes FULL
6 km Hike with 200 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:30 amC
at C pace
Karst Springs
9 km Hike with 302 m elevation gain led by Bob Raina View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Heart Creek and the Cave
5 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Thu Jun 06

8:45 amB+
at B pace
Bike – PLPP Winter Gate to Highwood Pass parking lot CANCELLED
35 km Bike with 540 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

Meanderthal Happy Hour
At Canmore Seniors Centre, new members welcome. View Details

Wed Jun 12

9:00 amA
Windtower
10 km Hike with 970 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Spencer Creek FULL
9.2 km Hike with 579 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:00 amC+
at B pace
High Rockies Trail: Rummel to Sawmill
15-16. km Hike led by Helen Read View Details
8:00 am -
5:30 pm
C
at C pace
YOHO NP West Boundary – Wapta Falls viewed from both Banks
11 km Hike with 230 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:00 amC
at C pace
Jumping Pound Loop FULL
9.3 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Janet Amy View Details
10:00 amD
Banff – Cascade Ponds to Bankhead and return
5.5-6 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Thu Jun 13

6:30 amC-
at guide pace
Birding Hike to Lorette Beaver Ponds
7 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Caroline Lambert View Details
9:00 am
Meanderthal Leader’s Seminar REGISTRATION CLOSED
led by John Reeves View Details

Mon Jun 17

8:45 amB
at B pace
BIKE – Fenlands in Banff to Castle Junction return FULL
60 km Bike led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Jun 19

8:00 amA
South peaks at Upper Canyon Creek Delayed to Next Week
12 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
8:00 amA-
at B pace
Pigeon Mountain FULL
15.4 km Hike with 980 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details
9:00 amB+
at B pace
Cory Shoulder FULL
7 km Hike with 575 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey and Arlene Skinner View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Boom Lake, Banff National Park CANCELLED
10.2 km Hike with 175 m elevation gain led by Sherry Dudinsky View Details
9:00 amD
at D pace
Harvie Heights to TV towers
Hike led by jim mullin View Details

Wed Jun 26

8:00 amA
South peaks at Upper Canyon Creek
12 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
8:00 amB+
Healy Meadows/Pass FULL
20 km Hike with 655 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details
8:30 amB+
Healy Meadows SECOND TRIP - FULL
20 km Hike with 655 m elevation gain led by John Martland View Details
8:30 amB
at B pace
Jumping Pound Ridge FULL
11.5 km Hike with 600 m elevation gain led by Frances Hunter and Shirley Woolsey View Details
9:30 amC+
at C pace
Hummingbird Plume Lookout, Kananaskis FULL
13 km Hike with 470 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details
8:45 amC
at C pace
Fullerton Loop & Ranger ridge
9 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
9:00 amC
at C pace
Spray River Loop Meet Time Changed - FULL
10.5 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Margaret Froese View Details
9:15 am -
3:30 pm
C
at guide pace
Hwy 68 Seventy Buck Lookout and Loop – Exploratory
6-8 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:00 amD
at D pace
Jumping pound loop east half
5 km Hike with 180 m elevation gain led by James Mullin View Details

Jul 2019

Date/Time Description

Wed Jul 03

9:00 amA
at A pace
Orphan Changed Meet Time
8.8 km Hike with 985 m elevation gain led by Pat Petley View Details
8:30 amB
at guide pace
Paget Peak plus “Walk in the Past” railway trail FULL
11 km Hike with 640 m elevation gain led by John and Jill Martland View Details
8:45 am -
5:00 pm
B
at B pace
Elbow Valley – Powderface Ridge FULL
10 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
8:00 amB-
at B pace
Jumping Pound Mtn and West ridge FULL
10 km Hike with 450 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
C Level Cirque
8 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Rawson Lake, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park POSTPONED
7.8 km Hike with 305 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details
9:30 amC
at C pace
Rummel Lake FULL
12 km Hike with 454 m elevation gain led by Bob Raina View Details
9:00 amD
at guide pace
Marble Canyon and Paint Pots
6.6 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Thu Jul 04

5:30 pm -
7:00 pm

Meanderthal Happy Hour
Everyone is welcome to join us at the Seniors’… View Details

Wed Jul 10

7:45 amA
Mt Allan FULL
16 km Hike with 1350 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
8:00 amB+
Rummel Lake and Pass FULL
16 km Hike with 537 m elevation gain led by Susan Dorion View Details
9:00 amB
Eagle Hill/Deer Ridge Loop Meeting Place Moved
13.5 km Hike with 650 m elevation gain led by David Colpitts View Details
9:15 amB
Stanley Glacier and Ridge FULL
11 km Hike with 500. m elevation gain led by Paul and Nancy D'Agostino View Details
8:15 am -
5:00 pm
C+
at C pace
Yoho Valley – Takakkaw Falls to Laughing Falls by valley bottom trail. Notes Updated
10 km Hike with 170 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
8:30 amC
at C pace
Bow Summit CANCELLED
3 km Hike with 230 m elevation gain led by Jean Finley View Details
9:30 amC
at C pace
Chester Lake- Spray Lakes Road FULL
9.2 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Sherry Dudinsky View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Baldy Pass parking lot to Porcupine Creek
5.5 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Tue Jul 16

6:00 amD+
at guide pace
Birding Hike to Johnston Canyon
5 km Hike with 130 m elevation gain led by Caroline Lambert View Details

Wed Jul 17

8:00 amA
Smutwood Peak FULL
18 km Hike with 975 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
7:45 amA-
at B pace
Pocaterra Ridge FULL
10.5 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details
8:30 amB+
at guide pace
Galatea to Guinns Pass
18 km Hike with 922 m elevation gain led by Arlene Skinner/Marty Davies View Details
9:00 amB+
at guide pace
Goat Range Pass FULL
13 km Hike with 800 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:30 amB-
at C pace
Spencer Creek FULL
10 km Hike with 600 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
9:30 amC
at C pace
Ptarmigan Cirque FULL
5.5 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Bob Raina View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Stoney Squaw FULL
5 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Thu Jul 18

9:00 amB-
at B pace
High Rockies Trail from Sawmill to Peninsula/Canyon area (car shuttle)
13.8. km Hike with 250-300 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Tue Jul 23

6:30 amC
at guide pace
Birding Hike to Sundance Canyon loop trail
9 km Hike with 155 m elevation gain led by Caroline Lambert View Details

Wed Jul 24

8:30 amA
at A pace
Yamnuska traverse
11 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by John Reeves View Details
8:30 amB+
Pickle Jar Lakes FULL
10.5 km Hike with 662 m elevation gain led by Kevin and Joy Smith View Details
8:00 amB
at B pace
Sherbrooke Lake and beyond
15 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Glenda Waddingham View Details
8:00 amB
at B pace
Helen Lake and Ridge above Katherine Lake CANCELLED
14 km Hike with 650 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
9:00 amB
South Buller Pass
15 km Hike with 740 m elevation gain led by Paul and Nancy D'Agostino View Details
8:45 am -
5:00 pm
C
at guide pace
Special-Photo: Kootenay NP. Dog Lake, Various falls, Paint Pots
Hike with 100-200 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Rawson Lake, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park CANCELLED
7.8 km Hike with 305 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details
9:00 amD
at guide pace
Peter Lougheed Park, Canyon Trailhead to Wm. Watson lodge and return
7 km Hike with 14 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Thu Jul 25

9:00 amB-
at B pace
Stoneworks Canyon via Montaine Trail
12 km Hike with 420 m elevation gain led by Diane Campbell View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Sunshine Meadows
10 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details

Wed Jul 31

7:00 amA
North Molar Pass to South Molar Pass on ridge ( highline) FULL
25 km Hike with 940 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
8:00 amA
at guide pace
Tent Ridge Horseshoe FULL
10.5 km Hike with 823 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details
8:00 amA-
at B pace
North and South Buller Pass CANCELLED
17 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details
9:00 amB+
at guide pace
Three Lakes Valley (Past Chester Lake) FULL
15.3 km Hike with 780 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:00 amB
at C pace
Helen Lake (not beyond)
12 km Hike with 455 m elevation gain led by Sherry Dudinsky View Details
8:45 am -
5:00 pm
B
at guide pace
Castle Mountain Lookout POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBA
7-8 km Hike with 5-600 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:15 amC
at guide pace
Kootenay N. P., Stanley Glacier FULL
9. km Hike with 400 m elevation gain led by Maureen Martel View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Stoney Squaw – B.N.P.
5 km Hike with 255 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Aug 2019

Date/Time Description

Wed Aug 07

7:00 amA+
at A pace
Fortress Mountain via Hedwall Lakes return Chester Lake FULL
17 km Hike with 1240 m elevation gain led by Bill Rowe View Details
8:00 amB+
at B pace
Rummel Lake and On to Pass FULL
16 km Hike with 535 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
8:30 amB
at guide pace
Arnica Lake FULL
10. km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Joyce Sakon and Susan Dorion View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Boom Lake, off of Radium Highway 93 South, Banff National Park FULL
10.2 km Hike with 175 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details
10:00 amC
at guide pace
Banff N. P. Johnson Lake
7 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Maureen Martel View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Barrier Lake/Jewell Bay
8 km Hike with 75 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Mon Aug 12

8:00 amC+
at C pace
Emerald Basin to upper waterfall CANCELLED
11 km Hike with 350-400 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Aug 14

7:30 amA
at A pace
Snow Peak FULL
19 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by Bill Rowe View Details
5:45 amB+
at B pace
Eiffel Lake and possibly on to Wenkchemna Pass CANCELLED-SEE NOTES
19 km Hike with 720 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
8:15 amB+
at guide pace
Piggy Plus FULL
15 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:45 amB+
at guide pace
Sparrowhawk Tarns
10 km Hike with 680 m elevation gain led by Fred Hall View Details
5:00 amB
at B pace
Sentinel Pass at Moraine Lake
12 km Hike with 725 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
8:00 amB
at B pace
Buller Pass South FULL
15 km Hike with 670 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
8:15 am -
5:00 pm
C+
at guide pace
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge to Bow Glacier Falls – Banff NP FULL
9-11 km Hike with 200-300 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
8:00 amD
at guide pace
Bow Summit on Icefields Parkway
7 km Hike with 230 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Mon Aug 19

8:00 amC+
at C pace
Emerald Basin to upper waterfall
11 km Hike with 350-400 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Aug 21

7:00 amA
Ships Prow
10 km Hike with 1050 m elevation gain led by Clifton Potter View Details
7:30 amA
at B pace
Birdwood Traverse – Smuts Pass to Burstall Pass FULL
20.5 km Hike with 1000 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
8:00 amB+
at B pace
Galatea to Guinn’s Pass
18 km Hike with 922 m elevation gain led by Susan Dorion View Details
8:30 amB+
at guide pace
South Lineham Ridge
12 km Hike with 720 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
9:00 am -
6:00 pm
C
at guide pace
Yoho N.P., Sherbrooke Lake FULL
6.2 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Maureen Martel View Details
9:30 amD
at guide pace
Ptarmigan Cirque
5 km Hike with 219 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Wed Aug 28

6:30 amA+
at A pace
NILES
24 km Hike with 1650 m elevation gain led by J.R. Michel View Details
8:00 amB+
at B pace
Bourgeau Lake + Harvey Pass FULL
18.4 km Hike with 1019 m elevation gain led by Arlene Skinner View Details
8:00 amB
at guide pace
Picklejar Lakes circuit
13.5 km Hike with 600 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Windy Point Viewpoint FULL
10.6 km Hike with 400 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
at D pace
Harvie Heights to pools
3.5 km Hike with 105 m elevation gain led by Jim Mullin View Details

Sep 2019

Date/Time Description

Wed Sep 04

7:15 amA
at B pace
Aster Lake
22 km Hike with 1000 m elevation gain led by Dana Roman View Details
7:45 amB
at B pace
Helen Lake and ridge above FULL
14 km Hike with 550 m elevation gain led by Glenda Waddingham and Susan Dorion View Details
9:00 amB
at B pace
Yamnuska Ridge FULL
7.2 km Hike with 460 m elevation gain led by Marty Davies View Details
10:15 amD
at guide pace
Heart Creek
4 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details

Wed Sep 11

7:30 amA
at A pace
North – South Buller Passes loop Hike Changed
16 km Hike with 810 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
8:30 amB
at B pace
Arnica Lake and Ridge Beyond FULL
13 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
8:00 amB-
at guide pace
Ink Pots via Moose Meadows FULL
14 km Hike with 525 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Rawson Lake, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park – ONE MORE ATTEMPT! FULL
7.8 km Hike with 305 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Elbow lake and beyond
4 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Tue Sep 17

7:00 amB+
at guide pace
Healy – Simpson – Pass circuit
20.2 km Hike with 655 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
8:30 amB
at guide pace
Rawson Lake and Rawson Ridge
11 km Hike with 670 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Sep 18

7:00 amA
at B pace
Devil’s Thumb
10 km Hike with 738 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details
9:30 amB+
at B pace
Ha Ling to peak
7.63 km Hike with 781 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey View Details
8:15 amB
at guide pace
Bell ridge – Hwy 93 (Boom) to O’Brien & Taylor Lakes
18 km Hike with 650 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
9:15 amC+
at guide pace
Lusk Creek-N.Baldy cut Blocks-Barrier Forestry Interp trails
10-12 km Hike with 200-300 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:00 amD
at D pace
Cougar creek dam plus Cancelled
4 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Jim mullin View Details
6:30 pm
Living Smart with Wildlife, at home and on the trail Cancelled
Exshaw Community Centre. Including how to use bear spray! Register by noon Sept 16 View Details

Thu Sep 19

8:30 amB+
at guide pace
Little Lawson peak
8 km Hike with 665 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Sep 25

8:00 amA
Lipalian, Purple Mound, Wolverine Valley FULL
17 km Hike with 1200 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details
8:00 amB
at B pace
Taylor Lake and Beyond FULL
16 km Hike with 740 m elevation gain led by Julia Hall and Linda Korsbrek View Details
9:00 amB-
at guide pace
James Walker Creek FULL
8.6 km Hike with 260 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amC
at C pace
Chester Lake- Spray Lakes Road FULL
9.2 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Sherry Dudinsky View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Old Dam on Three Sisters Creek
5 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details

Oct 2019

Date/Time Description

Wed Oct 02

8:00 amA-
at A pace
Little Galatea
13.5 km Hike with 850 m elevation gain led by Pat Petley View Details
8:30 amB
at B pace
Quaite Valley/Jewell Pass/Prairie View/Barrier Fire Lookout
14.5 km Hike with 550 m elevation gain led by Susan Dorion View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
Pocaterra Cirque
6.5 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:00 am -
4:30 pm
B
at C pace
Banff NP: Castle Mtn. Lookout Trail clear, mostly dry.
8 km Hike with 550 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:30 amC
at guide pace
Grassi Lakes
3 km Hike with 162 m elevation gain led by Maureen Martel View Details
9:00 am -
2:00 pm
D
at guide pace
Bow River Loop, Lake Louise
7.1 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details

Wed Oct 09

8:00 amA
at B pace
Tent Ridge Horseshoe-A Memorial Hike in Honour of Fred Malcolm FULL
10.5 km Hike with 993 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details
8:45 am -
5:00 pm
B
at C pace
Powderface Road: Powderface Ridge from High Start or Cox Hill CANCELLED. Snow + Cold
10-12 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:30 amB
at B pace
Yamnushka Natural Area West
11 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
10:15 amB-
at C pace
“Sunset Ridge”-Montane Traverse-Meander Trail-Loop CANCELLED
10 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
10:00 amD
at D pace
Kananaskis, Ribbon Creek CANCELLED
5-6 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Wed Oct 16

9:30 amB
at guide pace
High Rockies Trail – Buller to Rummel FULL
7.7 km Hike with 355 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Oct 23

9:30 amC+
at B pace
Stoney Squaw
4.4 km Hike with .230 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Banff Railway Station to Bow Falls and return
4-4.5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
5:30 pm
Annual Meanderthal Pot Luck Dinner & Slide Show
Bring a salad,vegetable, entree or dessert and your beverage of choice. View Details

Wed Oct 30

9:30 amB-
at guide pace
Three Sisters Dam to Goat Creek FULL
10.8 km Hike with 310 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
Meadow lake loop
3 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Jim Mullin View Details

Nov 2019

Date/Time Description

Tue Nov 05

10:00 am -
12:00 pm

XC Season Opener/Seminar at Nordic Centre Daylodge
XC Ski led by All View Details

Wed Nov 06

9:30 amB
at guide pace
High Rockies – West Wind to Sparrowhawk
7 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amB-
RECON of Great Divide starting at O’Hara end
14-16. km XC Ski with 100 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Nov 13

8:45 amB
at guide pace
Moraine Lake Road to grooming turnaround at top FULL
18. km XC Ski with 270 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Grotto G-9 FULL
11 km Hike with 450 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
5:00 pm -
9:00 pm
C
at guide pace
SPECIAL Johnston Canyon Sunset and Full Moon Photo Hike
4 km Hike with 60 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Fri Nov 15

10:30 am
at guide pace
Intermediate X/C ski ( or hike ) Recon Harvey Heights to Carrot Creek
8 km XC Ski led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Sat Nov 16

All day
CANMORE NORDIC CENTRE TRAIL FEES START
View Details

Wed Nov 20

9:00 amB
at B pace
Moraine Lake Road
15.6 km XC Ski with 250 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
9:30 amB
at B pace
Montane Traverse to Johnny’s Trail – Loop FULL
10 km Hike with 200 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Thu Nov 21

9:00 amB+
at guide pace
RECON: Hwy 40 into back end of Pocaterra and Tyrwhitt FULL
15-2-3. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Fri Nov 22

3:00 pm
Glide Wax Clinic
led by Bill McKeever View Details

Tue Nov 26

10:00 am -
12:00 pm

at D pace
XC Season Start Refresher & Beginners Help Must sign-up or session won't run
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
1:00 pm
Glide wax clinic. CNC
XC Ski led by Bill McKeever View Details

Wed Nov 27

10:15 amB
at guide pace
Snowshoe “Training Day”
Snowshoe led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Nov 28

8:45 amB
at guide pace
Lower/Upper Tramline/Fairview/MLR to kms 7 and down
22. km XC Ski with 470 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Dec 2019

Date/Time Description

Tue Dec 03

9:15 amB
at guide pace
Elk Pass circuit via Hydroline FULL
13 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details
10:00 am -
12:00 pm
C
at guide pace
XC help session. Speed Control & Turning For All Levels. Must sign up to ensure session runs
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Dec 04

9:30 amB
at guide pace
Black Prince/Warspite Lake
5 km Snowshoe with 150 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Chester Lake – Moderate Snowshoe
8 km Snowshoe with 300 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Fri Dec 06

9:00 amB
at B pace
Elk Pass and Tyrwhitt Basin
16 km XC Ski with 300 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Wed Dec 11

9:15 amB+
at guide pace
Lake O’Hara Fire Road to lake
20. km XC Ski with 400. m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
9:30 am
at guide pace
Ross Lake – Intermediate FULL
10 km Snowshoe with 230 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Dec 12

8:45 am -
5:00 pm
C+
at guide pace
Yoho Valley (Takakkaw) Road To Zig-zags Due to conflict with Banff Springs Tea, now moved to Thursday 12th. Sign up ASAP.
10 km XC Ski with 100 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Fri Dec 13

9:00 amB-
at B pace
Cascade Fire Road – 20 km
20 km XC Ski with 200 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Tue Dec 17

9:00 amB+
at guide pace
PLPP: Skier Bob Special clockwise (possible trip to The Couch) FULL
17 km XC Ski with 430 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details
9:45 amC
at guide pace
EXPLORATORY wander round Goat Creek area CANCELLED
6-7 km Snowshoe with 100 m elevation gain led by Phil Wilson View Details

Wed Dec 18

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

Thu Dec 19

9:00 amC+
Cascade Fire Road
12-15 km XC Ski with 150 m elevation gain led by Bill McKeever View Details

Sat Dec 21

9:45 amB
Snowshoe – The Pub Series – Aroma Mexican Restaurant / Bow River loop FULL
11 km Snowshoe with 50 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Fri Dec 27

11:00 am -
12:30 pm
D
at D pace
Special XC for the slowed down, unsteady, nervous, and flatlanders.
1-3 km XC Ski with 10 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams and Doug Armstrong View Details

Sat Dec 28

9:00 amC
at C pace
YOHO: Kicking Horse Trail down to Ottertail River
14. km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Mon Dec 30

9:00 amB+
at B pace
Blueberry Hill – Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
17 km XC Ski with 465 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details