Where: Elk Lake ACC hut, Elk Lake Provincial Park
When: January 4, 5, 2014
Who: 10 people
Distance: 18.0 km return
Elevation: 200m gain
Safety: Weather, temperature, exposure
Required: First aid kit, Nordic touring skis, skins
READ THE ENTIRE WRITE-UP BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR THIS EVENT!!!
This trip has a manual wait list
This will be an easy – moderate ski tour trip into the Alpine Club of Canada’s Elk Lake cabin. The trail is generally track set as far as Elk Lake Provincial Park, and there is no avalanche hazard on or near the trail.
Day 1: Parking Lot Elk Lake Hut 9.0 km
Day 2: Elk Lake Hut Parking Lot 9.0 km
We will be leaving Calgary at 7:15pm please be gassed up, feed, and ready to leave.
It is your responsibility to make sure you have acquired all necessary equipment, clothing, and food for this trip. All outdoor activities involve a certain degree of risk, so it is up to you to be prepared, resilient, self-reliant, responsible, cautious, and aware of surrounding hazards. As well, mountain weather can be unpredictable, so be prepared for unforeseen changes. For safety reasons, if you show up for this event unprepared or with inappropriate clothing and or gear you will not be permitted to continue on the trip. Organizers are not guides.
If renting gear please make sure it works and all parts are there.
Members are empowered to take responsibility, gain backcountry experience and knowledge, as this event should be viewed as a learning experience as well as a fun filled trip.
- To be on this trip you need to obtain a reservation for the Elk Lake ACC hut.
- Reservations can be made by calling the Alpine club of Canada at 1 (403)[masked]. Book your reservation under your own name!
- Trip members will be responsible for setting up their own car-pooling prior to the trip start date.
- We may be stopping in Banff for hot springs and dinner after the trip. If you are not interested in participating, please make arrangements to car-pool with others not attending, prior to the trip start date.
MANDATORY PRE-TRIP MEETING: November 7, 2013
At the pre-trip meeting all required permits and or reservations need to be presented to the trip organizer, or you risk being removed from the trip. Any fees incurred by the group leader for your participation in the trip must be paid in full by this date. Fees paid by the group leader will be non- refundable and non-transferable (this trip involves commitment).
PLEASE READ CORA RULES OF CONDUCT