Dec 21, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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Distance: 11 km.......Elevation: 340 m.......Duration: 5 hours + driving
FOR THOSE OF YOU FINISHED YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
Breathe a breath of clear mountain air and sit back and enjoy the wonders of creation. You will deserve it after the slow and steady ascent and knowing that the shopping is all done!
Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM Shouldice Arena - RED Dodge Caravan
Difficulty Rating: T2 Trail Rating System
Itinerary & Description:
Slow and steady all the way.
Hike up to the Elephant Rocks and have lunch or continue on to Chester Lake for lunch.
Last years fun...
What to bring: 2 liters of water plus snacks and lunch...hiking boots or winter boots...snowshoe and poles...appropriate clothing (BE PREPARED for sun, snow, wind)...First Aid Kit
More info on equipment: Getting ready for snowshoeing
Event Directions: Take Hwy 1 west out of Cow Town. Go south on Hwy 40 for approx 56km. Turn right onto Kananaskis Lakes Trail just before the winter gate. Turn north onto the Smith-Dorrien Trail (gravel road) and go about 20-30km. Park at the Chester Lake trail head (past Sawmill).
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