We will ski up the Lake O'Hara road with the objective of reaching Lake O'Hara before turning around. Our pace will be moderate.
Photo credit: http://www.hikebiketravel.com/16959/winter-weekend-lake-ohara-lodge-yoho-national-park/lake-ohara-march-2012-370/
Distance: 24 km round trip
Elevation: 430 m.
Time: 6 hours + on trail at a moderate pace
Location: 2.5 km west of the Alberta/BC border, Lake O'Hara turnoff
ONLY THOSE WHO ANSWER THE RSVP QUESTIONS WILL BE PERMITTED ON THE TRIP. 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, including a current photo. NO WHINERS.
Carpool fare will be $5 per passenger for this trip, from the Hostel
NO GUESTS, you must be a member to sign up!
GEAR: XC Skis, waxes, boots, poles, backpack, water, lots of clothing layers, mitts, toques, etc, snacks, lunch, thermos of warm nourishment, first aid kit, sunglasses, sunscreen,
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 event. You will also be asked for the name and phone number of an emergency contact. Please come prepared with this information.
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 event with the group.