winter scramble/snowshoe kent ridge D5 moderate

  • February 2, 2013 · 8:00 AM
  • McMahon Stadium

"Bob Spirko"

Distance: 7kms.

Time:6 to 8 hours plus driving time.

Elevation gain:750m.

must be fit for this trip for we will be breaking trail,bushwacking and breathing in the fresh air...For i am not a guide or a babysitter.

  • Mountaineering type snowshoes. Must work on steep snow.
  • Winter Hiking boots
  • Dress for Winter it will be cold, No cotton.
  • Climbing helmet
  • Hiking poles or Ice axe


  • Food
  • Microspikes
  • oh and a head light just to be on the safe side.

Recommended : Camera, personal first aid,and smiles all around

Driving directions:From Hwy 1, take the Hwy 40 exit and head south for about 50 km. Turn right (west) onto the Kananaskis Lakes Trail. Drive 2.2 km down this road and turn right (south) onto the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail (also known as Hwy 742), and drive approximately 1 km west of the entrance to the Peninsula Day Use Area park on the north side of Hwy 742, just past an unnamed creek.

Costs: Members are free. Non-member fee is $5.

Transport: CORA trips start at the trail head. We meet at the meeting point in Calgary to make organizing trips easier and help ensure we know who's showing up. Please be on time. We can arrange carpooling at the meetup.You may choose to meet us at the trail head, but please advise us ahead of time.

TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event. The trip waiver can be found here. Please read the document before we depart. To participate you must have paid your yearly membership fee is $20 which lasts until the Annual General Meeting. If you have a 2012 membership, it will continue to be accepted until our AGM in February/March 2013. However, 2013 memberships, which last until the 2014 AGM, are now available to be purchased. Alternately, you may participate as a non-member for $5 for the day.


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  • Nancy-Anne R.

    Blue bird day, lot of snow and tons of fun!

    February 2, 2013

  • Bastian B.

    Defiantly a good one, good on ya Patrick, hope to see everyone again soon for another one!!!

    February 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Amazing, as usual! Thank you to Patrick for organizing and to everyone for the great company!

    February 2, 2013

  • Morgan

    Gorgeous sunshine, great company, amazing view at lunch! Five stars. Thanks Patrick.

    February 2, 2013

  • patrick

    good day for it

    February 2, 2013

  • Bastian B.

    Got your date change and am still keen...

    January 24, 2013

  • patrick

    oh and if your still up for something to do mguillvary is still a go.

    January 22, 2013

  • patrick

    hello there coras'explorars i am going to have to move this trip to the following saturday.for i had double booked myself.

    January 22, 2013

  • Nancy-Anne R.

    what gear is expected? avi? obviously snosshoes and poles.

    January 21, 2013

  • patrick

    there should be try it out.

    January 20, 2013

7 went

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