I plan on making it to the real summit of Pigeon Mt. But if we get avalanche conditions or strong winds we will go to the south peak. I make it a loop down from the real summit. This part is off trail.
It will be a snowshoe or winter scramble/ hike if we don't get to much snow.
You must be a Member 2013 to attend. I don't have my home computer back yet, so no emails.
Total distance: 15.4 km
Estimated Time: 6-7 hrs + driving
Elevation Gain: 990m Max Elevation: 2400 m.
This trip is not for beginners.
The trailhead is 85 km west of Calgary on Hwy 1. At Dead Man Flats follow the signs to Alpine Resort At final bend turn right to the Pigeon Mt. trailhead.
Rules of Conduct : By participating in this CORA activity, you automatically agree to follow the CORA Rules of Conduct.
TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event.
TRANSPORT: 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, wind, hot, or cool -- BE PREPARED. MANDATORY: - Sense of humour, 1-2 liters of water/Gatorade, lunch/snacks (energy food) layers (NO COTTON Shirts), Dress for winter, warm sturdy boots, snow-shoes, sun glasses, whistle, personal first-aid kit, extra socks, warm gloves, fleece hat, hiking poles, no jeans!.
RECOMMENDED: -a camera, extra batteries, gaitors, microspikes,yaktraks. See you on the Trail!.