HIKE to BOURGEAU LAKE/HARVEY PASS

Bourgeau Lake offers a variety of alpine and subalpine scenery.It waters are boardered by alpine fir and larch stands meadows and barren talus slopes. at the 5.5 km. mark you pass by Wolverine Creekand and a  cascading waterfall.Once you reach the lake we will decide as a group if we want to go the 2.2km.to Harvey Pass above the lake.

Total Distance=15km return to the lake and another 2.2 one way to the pass.If we do the pass also it would bring it up to 19.4km.return.Total elevation is 725M plus another 310M to the pass.This will a full day hike,so come prepared not to get back early to the city.We will stop at Canmore or Deadmans Flats for supper on the way back.

What to bring.

Your backpack with 2 liters min. water,lunch and plenty of snacks,good hiking boots,poles if you use them ,bear spray,warm jacket and rain coat.Members only,no dogs.no running shoes or jeans or cotton clothing.If you have any concerns about gear or this hike you can contact me thru the site or text or phone me at[masked]-3790.We will forn a carpool at Shouldice depending on how many people show up.Please bring cash for your driver if you are riding.Please make sure you are physically capable of doing this hike.The Canadian Rockies Trail guide explains the hike in detail.We will hike at a moderate pace with plenty of stops for snacks and water breaks.No speed demons please. Leave your bear bells at home.

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  • Aleksandra

    I'm sad - I cannot go (it's emergency).
    Have the most beautiful time in the mountains:)

    September 19, 2013

  • Craig M

    Sorry Wayne, a friend just invited me on another hike, and i couldn't say no. I owe him one. Will try to make your next one. Have a great day out there. Enjoy the hike.

    September 19, 2013

    • wayne

      Thanks for letting me know,cu on the trail sometime

      September 19, 2013

  • Anne

    Sorry, can't make it on Thursday!

    September 18, 2013

  • Craig M

    This will be my first hike with this meetup group. Looking forward to it. Hopefully the weather will cooperate. Curious if there is a membership fee required for this group. Let me know. Thanks. Also i do have a car and can carpool people if needed.

    September 18, 2013

    • wayne

      There is no membership fee just some gas money for your driver if riding.Look in the site for fee guidelines for gas

      September 18, 2013

  • wayne

    Please note that this meetup that was for today Sept.18th has been posponed and will take place tomorrow Sept 19th same time and place. The reason being wet and clouldy conditions in the Banff area.The forcast for tomorrow is manily sunny high of 18C.Please change your RSVP if you can't make it.

    September 18, 2013

    • Veronika K.

      My friend (who is registered as your guest) will be there. Unfortunately I won't be able to. THX!

      September 18, 2013

  • RITA N.

    Not possible to do Thursday. Have prior commitments. Enjoy your day.

    September 18, 2013

  • Jamie

    Cannot go tomoorow, enjoy!

    September 18, 2013

  • Steve

    Sorry, won't be able to make it

    September 18, 2013

  • Paula

    Sorry, Wayne. Can't make it this time

    September 17, 2013

  • Donna

    Oh Wayne did you confirm payment of 15$ I paid to the gentleman that drove us to the hike 2 Wednesdays ago that left and drove the lady home?

    September 16, 2013

    • wayne

      yes I saw him today and everything is cool

      September 17, 2013

  • wayne

    If the weather on Wednesday is bad,l will postpone the hike and hold it the next day on Thursday,same time 8:30.I will probably won't know what's up with our crazy changing weather until early that A.M. If l do l will sent out a email at between 5:30-6am.or the night before if it looks totally hopeless.We will still do supper as a option and carpool according to who wants to do supper.

    September 16, 2013

    • Jamie

      Still looks good for Wednesday

      September 17, 2013

    • Carol

      My forecast for Banff says 8 C and rain.

      September 17, 2013

  • Carol

    Change of plans. Can't go Wed. but could Thursday if
    day changes.

    September 17, 2013

  • Carol

    Change in plans. If you go Thursday I want to go but
    just can't tomorrow.

    September 17, 2013

  • Hilary

    Sorry, looks like I can't make this one. Have a great time!

    September 17, 2013

  • Donna

    Sorry Thursday is bad for me plus I have a paper due. I feel anti social not going for dinner but I am attending bible study that evening. So please excuse me while I opt out of this Hike. Cheers!!

    September 16, 2013

  • RITA N.

    If you decide to do Thurs, I will have to sit this one out as have to be present for some renovation work in my house this Thurs.

    September 16, 2013

  • Victor G. P.

    Wayne, have to cancel, lending my car to my daughter, her car broke down and is in the shop for repairs.

    September 16, 2013

  • Pearl T.

    Anyone plan not to go for dinner? Maybe we can carpool.

    1 · September 16, 2013

  • Donna

    That is a late start for me. I have plans in the evening. I will travel solo and not go for dinner. Thank you.

    September 16, 2013

  • Jamie

    Thanks Wayne!!

    September 16, 2013

  • wayne

    Please note l have changed the start time to 8.30 am to meet at Shoudice

    September 16, 2013

  • wayne

    When we meet at Shouldice we will see who wants to drive or be a passenger .Please bring cash for your driver if you are riding.

    September 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have to work on Wednesday so can't make it. Have a great hike!

    September 13, 2013

  • Junlyn

    Hi.

    September 6, 2013

  • gayle

    of course.. hopefully great weather..thx wayne

    September 5, 2013

  • Donna

    Put me in coach!!! Haha! Thank you Wayne!!! This will be fantastic!!!

    September 5, 2013

  • gayle

    hey wayne can we go together? ( its me!!)

    September 5, 2013

  • wayne

    If you have a park pass bring it ,if not you can pay the daily rate.

    September 5, 2013

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