Bourgeau Lake / Harvey Pass
To Attend: review event details and answer questions in RSVP
Event Type: T4 Hike Trail Rating System
Event Location: Banff
Event Duration: 10 hours + driving
Difficulty Rating: T4: Difficult
Who's Invited: Members only
Distance: 23 km
Elevation Gain: 1500 m
This will be a long day so all participants must bring 3L - 4L of water, and don't forget to bring more snacks/food then usual. Please note that since this is a difficult hike I'll check hiking history and might be touching base with you.
Note you will need to be in good shape to complete this event as the elevation gain is just under ... well, a lot! It will be my first time up there, I don't think there are difficulties but it will be a long day:
So, we'll walk at a steady pace with limited breaks!
ONLY THOSE WHO ANSWER THE RSVP QUESTIONS WILL BE PERMITTED ON THE HIKE. Organizers have the authority to decide who is allowed on their trip based on your profile and hiking history. Please ensure your profile is up to date.
For safety reason (mainly wildlife), we'll keep the group together. Not willing to separate the group so everybody need to make sure they can handle 1500M ELEVATION!
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE DESCRIPTION.
Items to Bring:
· 3-4 LITERS of H2O plus snacks and lunch
· Proper hiking boots
· Dress in layers - you'll warm up & cool down quickly. Weather can change quickly BE PREPARED for sun, rain, snow, wind, bugs, bears!!!
· Bear spray
· First Aid kit
· $20 cash for gas per person, paid to your driver at the end of the day.
. Park pass.
· Hiking poles · Camera - Sun hat
WAIVERS: Your written consent is required for attending this event. You will be asked to provide the name and phone number of an emergency contact. Please read the Waiver by clicking HERE. I will bring the group waiver form to the Calgary Meetup location.
Your Hosts are volunteers and not trained guides. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, your current physical condition, current trail conditions and current avalanche conditions for the trip and you are responsible 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.
Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning. Your participation is at the discretion of your Event Host.