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Difficult Scramble - Mt Galatea

Mount Galatea belongs to the long Kananaskis Range located just north of Kananaskis Lakes in the center of Kananaskis Country and it is the highest mountain in Kananaskis.

**Date may change depending on the weather**

A good level of fitness is required as our pace is moderate-fast. Please be realistic about your abilities. You must be able to commit to the entire event.

Rating: Difficult Scramble

Distance: 18.2 km
Elevation gain: 1287 m
Time: 9 hrs

More info: 

Weather forecast:

Trail conditions: TBD



• Hiking boots

• Headlamp

• Hiking poles

• Proper seasonal wear (dress in layers, toque, gloves)

• Lunch and drinks (summit Strongbow)

• Sun glasses, SPF rated lip balm, sunscreen

Gear can be rented at MEC and UofC Outdoor Center.


We will meet at the in Calgary meeting point and carpool from there. Please be on time as we will only wait a short while past past the departure time before we leave.

From the Canmore Nordic Center, drive 40kms+/- south on the Spray Lakes/Smith Dorrien Road (gravel). Turn left at a sign for the Chester Lake day use parking lot.  


You must sign a trip waiver and contact information form to attend this event. The event organizer will have this for you.

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  • Anna

    Didn't get a day off, I'm sorry for pulling out so late. Would have been nice to hike with you that little beast:-)

    July 12, 2014

  • Anna

    Didn't get a day off, I'm sorry for pulling out so late. Would have been nice to hike with you that little beast:-)

    July 12, 2014

  • Liz

    shall we bring bathing suits?

    July 9, 2014

  • Anne

    Bummed that I have to withdraw from this one. The ankle just won't be up and running by that point :(

    July 2, 2014

  • Sarah D.

    Hi all,
    I'm looking to car pool with someone (I'll pitch in gas money of course!), so if anyone has an empty seat for me that'd be awesome.

    April 17, 2014

    • Trevor B.

      We will have lots of vehicles and make a game day decision who is driving at the meetup location:)

      April 17, 2014

    • Pawel

      Sarah smells like gov't cheese.

      June 17, 2014

  • Pawel

    Put me in, coach! I'm ready!

    June 17, 2014

  • Nushin, realistically speaking, what do you think about my skill level and a difficult scramble???

    March 30, 2014

    • Trevor B.

      After being fisted before, you will be ready!

      1 · March 31, 2014

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