2024 Trip Archive

Jul 2024

Date/Time Description

Wed Jul 31

7:45 amA
at B pace
North and South Buller Pass
17 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld and Robert Reed. View Details

Jun 2024

Date/Time Description

Wed Jun 26

8:30 amC+
at guide pace
Yoho NP, Takakkaw Falls to Laughing Falls by valley bottom trail
12 km Hike with 150 m elevation gain led by Geoff W View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
West Wind Pass
6 km Hike with 375 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Jun 19

9:30 amD
at guide pace
Trails in BVPP including Elk, River, Morraine
5.2 km Hike with 55 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details
8:00 amA-
at B pace
Pigeon Mountain
15 km Hike with 980 m elevation gain led by Ed Neufeld View Details

Wed Jun 12

8:30 amD
at guide pace
Emerald Lake
5.1 km Hike with 55 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details

Thu Jun 06

5:00 pm -
6:30 pm

CSA Happy Hour – Sponsored by the Meanderthals
Bring a simple appetizer and your choice of beverage View Details

Wed Jun 05

9:30 amB
at C pace
Mount Yamnuska : Raven’s End -( Chimney )
8.5 km Hike with 534 m elevation gain led by Allan Pilotte View Details
8:30 amA
at B pace
King Creek Ridge
7.0 km Hike with 731 m elevation gain led by Fred Swaine View Details

May 2024

Date/Time Description

Wed May 29

10:30 amD
at guide pace
Johnson Lake Banff NP
3 km Hike with 55 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Kananaskis Forestry Interp Trail and Lusk-Baldy area
6-10 km Hike with 200 m elevation gain led by Geoff W View Details
9:00 amB
at C pace
Eagle Hill Trail /Sibbald / Jumpingpound Trails
14.6 km Hike led by Allan Pilotte View Details
8:30 amA
at B pace
Porcupine Ridge FULL
8.0 km Hike with 690 m elevation gain led by Fred Swaine View Details

Sat May 25

9:30 amB-
at B pace
The Pub Series – above Harvie Heights including waterfalls – Stoneys Pub Silvertip FULL
7.5 km Hike with 300 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Fri May 24

9:00 amB-
at guide pace
Stoneworks Canyon
12 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Thu May 23

2:00 pm -
4:00 pm

Trip Leaders Orientation/Refresher
led by John Reeves and Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed May 22

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Flowing Waters & the Montane Trail – Bow Valley Park Cancelled
5-6 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Kananaskis Forestry Interp Trail and Lusk-Baldy area Postponed to May 29
6-10 km Hike with 200 m elevation gain led by Geoff W View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
Stoneworks Canyon Moved to Friday
12 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:30 amB
at C pace
Mount Yamnuska : Raven’s End -( Chimney ) CANCELLED - moved to June 5
8.5 km Hike with 534 m elevation gain led by Allan Pilotte View Details

Wed May 15

9:15 amD
at D pace
Lower Troll Falls
4 km Hike with 110 m elevation gain led by Giles Bourgeois View Details
9:00 amC+
at guide pace
Yoho NP, Wapta Falls
5-6 km Hike with 100 m elevation gain led by Geoff W View Details
9:30 amB
at C pace
C- Level Cirque
8 km Hike with 455 m elevation gain led by Allan Pilotte View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
Mockingbird Fire Lookout Postponed from May 8th
6.2 km Hike with 370 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
8:30 amA
at A pace
Wasootch Ridge
10 km Hike with 760 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details

Mon May 13

9:15 amC
at C pace
Monday Hoodoos Toe Loop
7.8 km Hike with 214 m elevation gain led by Shirley Woolsey View Details

Thu May 09

5:00 pm -
6:30 pm

CSA Happy Hour – Sponsored by the Meanderthals
Bring a simple appetizer and your choice of beverage View Details

Wed May 08

10:00 amD
at guide pace
Quarry Lake to the Reservoir & return
5 km Hike with 35 m elevation gain led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:30 amC
at guide pace
Yamnuska Natural Area & Big Tree
11 km Hike with 215 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre, Dianne Chetek View Details
9:15 amB-
at B pace
Eagle Hill from Seventy Buck trailhead
8.4 km Hike with 350 m elevation gain led by Chuck Buckley View Details
9:00 amA
at A pace
Cosmic Ray Road
16 km Hike with 900 m elevation gain led by Patty Glover View Details

Wed May 01

9:30 amC
at guide pace
Yamnuska Natural Area & Big Tree CANCELLED until next week
11 km Hike with 215 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre, Dianne Chetek and Fred Swaine View Details

Apr 2024

Date/Time Description

Fri Apr 26

9:00 amD
at D pace
Something Fishy this Friday:save the date CANCELLED
Hike led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Apr 24

10:00 amC
at C pace
“Sunset Ridge” Montane traverse – Meander trail loop
7.1 km Hike with 250 m elevation gain led by Allan Pilotte View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Grotto Horseshoe Slabs and Midline FULL
7.4 km Hike with 430 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Apr 17

9:30 am
at guide pace
Meanderthal All Levels Season Opener – Bow Valley Provincial Park See Notes re:conditions
5 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre + other CSA Members View Details

Mon Apr 15

1:30 pm
Meanderthal Spring Meeting – CSA – Creekside Hall
led by John Reeves View Details

Thu Apr 11

5:00 pm -
6:30 pm

CSA Happy Hour – Sponsored by the Meanderthals
Bring a simple appetizer and your choice of beverage View Details

Wed Apr 03

9:30 am
at guide pace
Chester Creek Moderate CANCELLED
7.3 km Snowshoe with 350 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Stewart Creek Golf Course
4-5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Mar 2024

Date/Time Description

Wed Mar 27

9:30 am
at guide pace
Rawson Lake – Moderate
8 km Snowshoe with 305 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Loop around the Quarry Dog Park Area
3-4 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Wed Mar 20

9:30 amD
at guide pace
Sundance Canyon Trail&Marsh Loop
5.4 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details
9:30 amB-
at guide pace
Surprise Corner to Hoodoos
10 km Hike with 120 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Wed Mar 13

9:30 am
at guide pace
Commonwealth Lake
6 km Snowshoe with 200 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Jamboree Grounds to Bonsai Rocks & River
4.5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Wed Mar 06

9:30 am
at guide pace
Stanley Glacier & Haffner Creek – Intermediate
6 km Snowshoe with 250 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Lake Minnewanka parking lot to Upper Bankhead & return
4-5 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details

Feb 2024

Date/Time Description

Wed Feb 28

9:30 am
at guide pace
High Rockies – Sawmill to Blacksmith – Moderate
6 km Snowshoe with 150 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:15 amD
at guide pace
Evan Thomas Creek to bridge washout
4.5 km Hike with 50 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details

Wed Feb 21

9:30 am
at guide pace
Little Buller Creek to Spray Lk – Moderate
6 km Snowshoe with 110 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Canmore Golf Club
4-5 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details

Wed Feb 14

9:30 am
at guide pace
Ross Lake Area – Moderate FULL
5 km Snowshoe with 200 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:00 amD
at D pace
Lower Kananaskis Lake trail snowshoe
5 km Snowshoe with 50 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details
11:00 amC
at D pace
Harvie Heights area loop hike ( or snow shoe ? )
5 km Hike led by Gian- Duri Giger View Details

Wed Feb 07

9:30 am
at guide pace
Monica Creek via Gawby Gulch – Intermediate
6 km Snowshoe with 320 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
9:00 amD
at guide pace
Elkwood campground snowshoe
4 km Snowshoe led by Gwen Craig View Details

Jan 2024

Date/Time Description

Wed Jan 31

9:00 amD
at D pace
Hogarth Lakes loop Cancelled
5.2 km Snowshoe with 88 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details
9:30 amB
at guide pace
Prairie view Lookout
12 km Hike with 633 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
8:00 amB
at B pace
XC Fairview, Moraine Lake Road, Upper Tramline Cancelled
22.5 km XC Ski with 301 m elevation gain led by Jeff Goldberg View Details

Sat Jan 27

9:45 amB
The Pub Series – Stoneworks Canyon – Silvertip Market (Updated!) FULL
7 km Hike with 330 m elevation gain led by Richard Weingardt View Details

Wed Jan 24

9:30 am
at guide pace
Rummel Creek Moderate
7 km Snowshoe with 360 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:30 amD
at guide pace
Stewart Creek Golf Course
3-4 km Hike led by Gwen Craig View Details
9:00 amB
at guide pace
Pipestone XC ski
14 km XC Ski with 150 m elevation gain led by Clifton Potter View Details

Thu Jan 18

10:30 amB
Pipestone outer loop (changed)
16 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Jan 17

9:30 am
at guide pace
Rummel Creek Moderate Changed to walk in Canmore
7 km Snowshoe with 360 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details

Sun Jan 14

8:30 amB
Great Divide to the BC boundary arch and shelter return Cancelled - Too Cold
16 km XC Ski led by Helen Read View Details

Wed Jan 10

9:30 am
at guide pace
Rummel Creek Moderate CANCELLED
7 km Snowshoe with 360 m elevation gain led by Frank McIntyre View Details
10:00 amD
at guide pace
Grassi Lakes Trail Cancelled - Too Cold
3.5 km Hike with 160 m elevation gain led by Gilles Bourgeois View Details

Mon Jan 01

4:00 pmC+
at C pace
“Moonlight” hike to Rundleview Ridge FULL
5.5 km Hike with 190 m elevation gain led by Maryann Ayim View Details