Wasootch Ridge Winter Hike T4
Distance: 12 km (Round Trip)
Elev. gain: 762 meters
Time required: 5 - 7 hours
Directions: From Calgary head west on hwy 1 and take the turnoff for hwy 40 K country trail. Take the first left after the Wasootch sign on the right hand side after the Barrier lake info center.
Hike Description: Long ridge walk in Kananaskis Country dividing Wasootch Creek and Porcupine Creek with a smorgasbord of panoramic views. We will hike to the cairn. Start of the trail is fairly steep but soon levels out with beautiful views of the Kananaskis Valley. There may or may not be a trail here so be ready to help out breaking trail!
No Guests Everyone must Sign Up
Dress appropriately for the weather - warm clothing/layers - no cotton, no jeans
MICRO spikes or other traction for your boots
Bear Spray if you have it
Extra Snacks and/or Packed Lunch
Pack garbage out
Suggested passenger commuting costs: $15.00 for gas per person and in cash.
Waivers: As per the new policy for waivers; I will bring the group waiver form with me to both the Calgary Meetup location and the trailhead. You must sign it before you will be allowed to go on this hike. You will also be asked to provide the name and phone number of an emergency contact. You are fully aware that organizers are not professional guides and you assume all responsibility for your safety and well-being. You are fully prepared with proper gear and you're physically fit to do this hike with the group.