January 26, 2013 · 6:45 AM
Where: Red Earth Creek – Banff National Park
When: January 26, 2013
Who: 10 people
Distance: 21.0 km
Elevation: 300 meters
Safety: Weather, temperature, exposure
Equipment: X-country skis, water, lunch, pack, appropriate clothing
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE WRITE-UP BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR THIS TRIP!!!
Drivers will be required, so please indicate if you can drive.
Red Earth Creek Trailhead is 20 km west of Banff on the Trans-Canada Highway. The trail climbs gradually through lodgepole pine forests to the Shadow Lake Trail. The last few kilometres returning to the highway can be exhilarating. This will be a long day.
It is your responsibility to make sure you have acquired all required 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, self-reliant, responsible, cautious, and aware of hazards. As well, mountain weather can be unpredictable, so be prepared for changes. Check the weather before the trip to determine appropriate clothing. For safety reasons, if you show up for this trip unprepared or with inappropriate clothing / gear you will not be permitted to continue on the trip.
If you have any questions I can be contacted at [masked]
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