Wasootch Peak is an unofficial summit just across from Kananaskis Village. It is an easy scramble, but a difficult hike. If we don't get much snow there are options to do some moderate scrambling along the way.
Elevation gain: 900M
Distance: 5 km
Time:about 5-7 hrs on trail
We drive West on hwy #1 head South on hwy #40. We park on the side of the road about 200 M North of the Kananaskis Village/ Nakiska Ski area junction.
Do your research of the trip before you sign up. This is steep hike with rocks and scree.
Rules of Conduct (clickable): By participating in this CORA activity, you automatically agree to follow the CORA Rules of Conduct. Please read them by clicking here.
TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event. Your organizer will be your witness. Yearly membership fee is $20 which lasts until the Annual General Meeting. Alternately, you may participate as a non-member for $5 for the day.
CORA trips start at the trailhead. As a convenience to participants only, we meet at the meeting point in Calgary then car pool from there. Please be on time. We don't want to have to wait around long. You may choose to meet us at the trailhead, but please advise us ahead of time. Please indicate in your RSVP COMMENTS if you can drive, if necessary. I need to know if we have adequate transportation for all participants.
Please reimburse some $$ to drivers for gas. Gas contributions for drivers to be equally divided among participants in each vehicle.
EQUIPMENT: Weather can change quickly -- Weather can change quickly -- sun, rain, snow, wind, hot, or cool -- BE PREPARED.
MANDATORY: - Sense of humor, 1-2 liters of water/Gatorade, snacks (energy food) layers (NO COTTON Shirts), Dress for winter, warm sturdy boots, sun glasses, personal first-aid kit, warm gloves, fleece hat, hiking poles, no jeans!.MICROSPIKES.
RECOMMENDED: -a camera, extra batteries, gaitors.
See you on the Trail!.