2021 Trip Archive

Nov 2021

Date/Time Description

Mon Nov 15

2:00 pm
Lifelong Learning – Winter Safety and Trip Planning
Presented by: Jeremy Mackenzie View Details

Oct 2021

Date/Time Description

Wed Oct 27

9:30 amB
at guide pace
Canmore Creek and West Highline FULL
10 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Oct 20

10:30 amD
at guide pace
Banff Train Station to Bow Falls
5 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
Horseshoe Slabs & G8/G9 Loop FULL
11 km Hike with 430 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Fri Oct 15

9:30 amB
at guide pace
C-Level Cirque from Upper Bankhead Parking lot FULL
7.8 km Hike with 455 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey View Details

Wed Oct 13

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Behind Quarry Lake & Dog Park
3-4 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Wed Oct 06

9:30 amB
at guide pace
Galatea Creek to Lilllian Lake FULL
12.5 km Hike with 450 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
8:00 amB+
at B pace
Mount St. Piran
13 km Hike with 950 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Sep 2021

Date/Time Description

Wed Sep 29

10:00 amD
BVPP – Flowing Waters and Montane Trail
5 km Hike with 75 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details
10:00 amC
at guide pace
Wild About Nature: Stoney Trail Hike, Kananaskis FULL
6.5 km Hike with 40 m elevation gain led by Darren Colello View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
Tryst Lake & Ridge FULL
9 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Sep 22

9:30 amD
at guide pace
Bow River Walk, Lake Louise
7.1 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details
8:30 amB-
at guide pace
Arethusa Cirque FULL
8 km Hike with 350-450 m elevation gain led by Linda Korsbrek & Julia Hall View Details
8:00 amB
at B pace
Healy Pass to view autumn colours of Larch
20 km Hike with 710 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Wed Sep 15

9:30 amD
at guide pace
Lake Louise Bow River Loop FULL
7.1 km Hike led by Frances Robinsin View Details
8:00 amB-
at guide pace
Paget Lookout CANCELLED
7 km Hike with 520 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
Arnica Lake and Ridge Beyond FULL
13 km Hike with 750 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Wed Sep 08

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Above Cascade Ponds to Johnson Lake & return
7-8 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:00 amC
at guide pace
Wild About Nature: Johnson Lake Hike
2.8 km Hike with 75 m elevation gain led by Darren Colello View Details
8:00 amB
at guide pace
Mount Lipsett -south of Highwood Pass Hwy 40 Cancelled - Bear closure
14.5 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
8:00 amB
at guide pace
Rae Glacier FULL
8.4 km Hike with 400 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:00 amB
at guide pace
Jumpingpound Ridge- North East Extension FULL
10 km Hike with 570 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Wed Sep 01

9:30 amD
at guide pace
Paint Pots to Marble Canyon & return
7.5 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details
9:00 amC+
at guide pace
Chester Lake and Elephant Rocks
11 km Hike with 375 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger View Details
8:00 amB-
at guide pace
Picklejar Lakes FULL
12 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
Jewel Pass – Prairie View Loop FULL
15 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Aug 2021

Date/Time Description

Sat Aug 28

7:30 amA
at C pace
Tent Ridge Horseshoe
10.5 km Hike with 950 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details

Wed Aug 25

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Jamboree Grounds to the Garden Boulders, then to the river & return
6-7 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
8:00 amB
at guide pace
Burstall Pass FULL
15.6 km Hike with 472 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:00 amB+
at guide pace
Lineham Ridge – south of Highwood Pass Hwy 40
12 km Hike with 720 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Wed Aug 18

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Cougar Creek, parts of Horseshoe Loop
5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 amC
at C pace
Rawson Lake, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
7.8 km Hike with 305 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details
9:30 amC
at C pace
West Louise / Sherbrooke Lake
6-7 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Geoff Willliams View Details
8:00 amB
at guide pace
Plain of Six Glaciers (see notes) FULL
14 km Hike with 475 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Mon Aug 16

8:00 amB
at guide pace
Picklejar Lakes CANCELLED
9 km Hike with 600 m elevation gain led by Susan Dorion View Details

Sun Aug 15

8:30 amB+
at C pace
Little Lawson up to 650 M. (not doing final push to summit which would be 750 M) CANCELLED DUE TO SMOKE
8 km Hike with 650-700 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Aug 11

9:30 amD
at guide pace
Peter Lougheed Park- Canyon dam to William Watson Lodge & return
6-7 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
7:30 amB
at guide pace
Stanley Glacier and Ridge
11 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Aug 04

9:00 amD
at guide pace
Ribbon Creek
5-6 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details
10:00 amC
at C pace
Stoney Lookout Changed to Banff Art in Nature Trail
Hike led by Maureen Martel View Details
8:00 amB-
at guide pace
Sherbrooke Lake and beyond
12-14 km Hike with 350-450 m elevation gain led by Martin Hall View Details
8:00 amB+
at guide pace
Three Lakes Valley (Beyond Chester Lake) FULL
15.3 km Hike with 780 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Mon Aug 02

8:30 amC
at C pace
Kananaskis Fire Lookout from Pocaterra\’s \”Back door\” FULL
9 km Hike with 290 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Jul 2021

Date/Time Description

Fri Jul 30

9:30 amC
at guide pace
Larch Islands, ” Canmore Wild “
6 km Hike led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed Jul 28

10:00 amD
at guide pace
BVPP, Montane Trail & Flowing Waters
5 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Watridge Lake and Karst Spring
9 km Hike with 200 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger View Details
7:30 amB-
at guide pace
Paget Lookout Cancelled due to Smoke – Changed to Stoneworks Canyon
7 km Hike with 520 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu Jul 22

5:30 pm
HAPPY HOUR HAPPY HOUR(S)
View Details

Wed Jul 21

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Banff Railway Station Parking Lot to Bow Falls & return
4-4.5 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Banff NP Moose Meadows to Johnston Waterfalls EDITED
10 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
8:00 amB-
at guide pace
High Rockies – Sawmill to Kent Creek
13 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
7:40 amB
at B pace
Sparrowhawk Tarns FULL
13 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details

Thu Jul 15

7:45 amC+
at guide pace
Emerald Basin to Falls FULL
11 km Hike with 400 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Jul 14

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Cascade Ponds to Bankhead & return
5.5-6 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details
8:00 amB
at guide pace
South Buller Pass FULL
15 km Hike with 670 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
8:30 amA
at B pace
Tent Ridge horseshoe
10.5 km Hike with 830 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details
8:00 amA
at A pace
Piggy Plus col
14 km Hike with 660 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details

Wed Jul 07

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Lake Minnewonka to Stewart Canyon
4 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
10:00 amC
at guide pace
Boom Lake, off of Radium Highway 93 South, Banff National Park
10.2 km Hike with 175 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger and Jim Bell View Details
8:30 amC
at guide pace
Yoho NP, Wapta Falls
6-8 km Hike with 100-150 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
7:30 amB
at guide pace
Rummel Lake and Pass
17 km Hike with 570 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:00 amB+
at guide pace
Healy – Simpson – Pass Circuit
20.2 km Hike with 655 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details
8:00 amA
at A pace
Burstall Pass (changed from Piggy Plus col)
Hike led by Patty Glover View Details

Jun 2021

Date/Time Description

Wed Jun 30

10:00 amD
Mount McGilvary Bunker Cancelled - Too Hot
4.5 km Hike with 130 m elevation gain led by jim mullin View Details
9:00 amB
at C pace
Spencer Creek maybe to waterfall FULL
8. km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Jun 23

10:30 amD
at guide pace
Heart Creek
4 km Hike with 75 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details
10:00 amC
at guide pace
Ribbon Creek Trail, Kananaskis
13.5 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Jennifer Ranger View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Trails off Hwy 68 (Sibbald Meadows Pond and Sibbald Lake Area)
8-12 km Hike with 1-200 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
Windy Viewpoint FULL
10.6 km Hike with 400 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Mon Jun 21

8:00 amB
at guide pace
Eiffel Lake Almost Cancelled
10 km Hike with 525 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
9:00 amB+
at guide pace
Razor’s Edge FULL
12 km Hike with 440 m elevation gain led by Susan Dorion View Details

Wed Jun 16

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Barrier Lake Forestry Trail & Many Springs FULL
4.5 km Hike with 75 m elevation gain led by Frances Robinson View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Trails off Hwy 68 (Sibbald Meadows Pond and Sibbald Lake Area) Delayed to June 23
8-12 km Hike with 1-200 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:00 amB
at guide pace
Prairie View Lookout FULL
10 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
West Wind Pass FULL
6 km Hike with 395 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:15 amB+
at guide pace
Wasooch Ridge
11.7 km Hike with 1010 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Fri Jun 11

9:15 amB
at guide pace
Castle Lookout
7.4 km Hike with 520 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed Jun 09

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Baldy Pass to Porcupine Creek & Return
5.5 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Rafters Six Loop FULL
11.0 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details
8:45 amA-
at guide pace
Echo Canyon
15 km Hike with 700 m elevation gain led by Clive Pyburn View Details

Fri Jun 04

9:30 amB-
at guide pace
Grotto Midline
7.4 km Hike with 330 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Jun 02

10:30 amD
Hospital hill and beyond
4 km Hike with 80 m elevation gain led by Jim mullin View Details

May 2021

Date/Time Description

Fri May 21

9:30 amB+
at guide pace
Wasootch Ridge CANCELLED due to new COVID Restrictions
11 km Hike with 1010 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed May 19

9:30 amC
at guide pace
N.Baldy and Lusk Forestry Interp Trails CANCELLED due to new COVID Restrictions
7-10 km Hike with 100-200 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:00 amB
at guide pace
Prairie View Lookout CANCELLED due to new COVID Restrictions
11.0 km Hike with 500 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Fri May 14

12:00 amC
TRIP REPORT – Quarry Lake and Canmore Creek
Hike led by Frank and Mona McIntyre View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Castle Lookout trail CANCELLED due to new COVID Restrictions
7.4 km Hike with 540 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed May 12

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Ribbon Creek CANCELLED due to new COVID Restrictions
5-6 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Horseshoe Slabs and Grotto Midline CANCELLED
7.3 km Hike with 430 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
12:00 amB
TRIP REPORT – McGillivray Creek
Hike led by Graham Lock and Fred Hall View Details

Tue May 11

8:00 amD
at guide pace
Birding Cave and Basin Marsh in Banff CANCELLED
7 km Hike led by Caroline Lambert View Details

Thu May 06

7:30 amD
at guide pace
Birding around Canmore by foot CANCELLED
8 km Hike led by Caroline Lambert View Details

Wed May 05

10:30 amD
at D pace
Middle Lake Bow Valley Park
4.5 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by jim mullin View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Rafter Six Loop CANCELLED
11.0 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Mon May 03

10:00 amC+
at guide pace
Montane Traverse/Silvertip Footpath FULL
11 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Susan Dorion View Details

Apr 2021

Date/Time Description

Wed Apr 28

10:45 amD
at D pace
Jamboree Grounds FULL
5-6 km Hike led by Frances Robinson View Details
10:00 amB
at guide pace
Horton Hill from Lusk Creek FULL
3.5 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Fri Apr 23

9:30 amB
at guide pace
Prairie View trail with optional fire outlook FULL
13.5 km Hike with 699 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed Apr 21

10:30 amD
at guide pace
Vermillion Lakes path
5-6 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
10:00 amB
at guide pace
Yamnuska Natural Area – West FULL
11 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Kevin McCormick View Details

Fri Apr 16

8:00 amD
at guide pace
Birding walk around Canmore FULL
5-5.5 km Hike led by Caroline Lambert View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Meander- Montane Traverse- Johnny’s- trail- ” horse trail ” loop
11 km Hike with 615 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed Apr 14

10:30 amD
at guide pace
Walk from AB Info Centre to Harvey Heights
5-6 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Fri Apr 09

8:00 amD
at guide pace
Birding around Canmore by foot FULL
5 km led by Caroline Lambert View Details
8:30 amB
at guide pace
Grotto Canyon
6-10.8 km Hike with 480 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed Apr 07

9:00 am
at guide pace
Stanley/Haffner Moderate
6 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by second leader for the same trip Gian-Duri Giger View Details
8:30 am
at guide pace
Stanley/Haffner Moderate FULL
6 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Walk along Palliser Trail & Back
5-5.5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
10:00 amC
at guide pace
Gumboots, Grippers and Cameras. Spring Nature around Quarry
Hike led by Geoff Williams View Details

Fri Apr 02

8:30 amD
at guide pace
Birding around Canmore by foot FULL
5 km led by Caroline Lambert View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Yamnuska Ridge to ” Raven’s End ” – Updated FULL
7.2 km Hike with 460 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Mar 2021

Date/Time Description

Wed Mar 31

9:30 am
at guide pace
Boom Creek/Lake Moderate FULL
7.5 km Snowshoe with 150 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Tue Mar 30

12:00 am
at guide pace
Meander XC @ CNC – End of season wind-up and socially distanced picnic CANCELLED - UNCERTAIN CONDITIONS
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Mar 24

10:00 am
at guide pace
Gumboots and Grippers – explore seasonal swamps around Quarry area with your camera
Hike led by Geoff Williams View Details
9:30 am
at guide pace
Ross Lake Moderate FULL
10 km Snowshoe with 230 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Tue Mar 23

11:00 am
at guide pace
XC help @ CNC – Adapting to Spring skiing
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Fri Mar 19

10:30 amB-
at C pace
Harvie Heights Loop, Sunset Ridge
10 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Gian-Duri Giger View Details

Wed Mar 17

9:30 am
at guide pace
Rawson Lake & Creek Moderate FULL
8 km Snowshoe with 305 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Larch Island
4.5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig & Jim Mullin View Details

Wed Mar 10

9:30 am
at guide pace
Chickadee Valley Moderate FULL
8 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Johnson Lake
4.5 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Tue Mar 09

10:00 am
at guide pace
MEANDER XC @ CNC – Beginner and technique revision
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
12:00 amC+
at guide pace
MEANDER XC @ CNC – Multi-trail exploration
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Mar 03

9:30 am
at guide pace
Monica W Creek Moderate FULL
5 km Snowshoe with 220 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Banff- Lake Minnewanka to Upper Bankhead FULL
4-5 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details

Tue Mar 02

1:00 pm
at guide pace
Meander XC @ CNC – Explore trail sections missed by many
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
10:00 am
at guide pace
Meander XC @ CNC – Beginners, exercises, and basics revision
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Feb 2021

Date/Time Description

Wed Feb 24

9:30 am
at guide pace
Chester Creek Moderate
5 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Ribbon Creek
5-6 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Tue Feb 23

10:00 am
at guide pace
MEANDER XC @ CNC – morning beginner
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
1:00 pmC+
at guide pace
MEANDER XC @ CNC – afternoon trail exploration
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Feb 17

9:30 am
at guide pace
French Creek Via Burstall – Moderate
6 km Snowshoe with 295 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Johnson Lake
4.5 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Tue Feb 16

10:00 am
at guide pace
Meander XC at CNC – Maximise sharing
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
1:00 pmC+
at guide pace
Meander XC at CNC – Explore trails on new snow
6-10 km XC Ski with 100 m elevation gain led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Feb 10

9:30 am
at guide pace
French Creek Via Burstall – Moderate CANCELLED
6 km Snowshoe with 295 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Feb 03

9:30 am
at guide pace
Lower Rummel Crk Loop – Intermediate
5 km Snowshoe with 240 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Horseshoe Loop FULL
5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Tue Feb 02

10:00 amC
at guide pace
Tuesday XC beginners and confidence building
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
1:00 pmC+
at guide pace
Meander XC at CNC – Trail Tour
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Jan 2021

Date/Time Description

Thu Jan 28

5:15 pmC-
at C pace
Moonlight Hike to Grassi Lakes
4.3 km Hike with 234 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim and perhaps also Linda Korsbrek View Details
5:15 pmC-
at D pace
Moonlight Hike to Grassi Lakes
4.3 km Hike with 234 m elevation gain led by Jim Mullin View Details

Wed Jan 27

10:30 amD
at D pace
Quarry Lake, Spray Reservoir CANCELLED
5 km Hike with 40 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details

Tue Jan 26

10:00 amC
at guide pace
Tuesday XC beginners and confidence building
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
1:00 pmC+
at guide pace
Meander XC at CNC – Trail Tour
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Jan 20

10:30 amD
at D pace
Spray River
4-5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
10:00 amC
at B pace
Silvertip Footpath and beyond
7 km Hike with 400 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details

Tue Jan 19

10:00 amC
at guide pace
Tuesday XC beginners and confidence building
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details
1:00 pmC+
at guide pace
Meander XC at CNC – Trail Tour
XC Ski led by Geoff Williams View Details

Wed Jan 13

10:30 amD
Stewart Creek Viewing Platforms
4.6 km Hike with 89 m elevation gain led by James Mullin View Details
10:00 amC+
at B pace
Rundleview Loop FULL
8.8 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details

Wed Jan 06

10:30 amD
at D pace
Behind Quarry Lake & The Dog Park
4 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details

Fri Jan 01

6:45 pmD
Grassi Lakes
4.5 km Hike with 225 m elevation gain led by jim mullin View Details
6:45 pmC
Moonlight Hike to Grassi Lakes FULL
4.3 km Hike with 234 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim (and possibly Linda Korsbrek as well); please sign up with Maryann and I will divide the group up if there is a need. View Details