Read this page in its entirety before your RSVP
Due to recent snow and wind conditions in the rockies our event has be relocated to Junction hill. This is a good hike with some nice views along the ridge and peak including Mount Head and Holy Cross. Trail head is located at the highway 40 wintergates.
Distance 8.6 km; Elevation 830m; Duration approx. 7-8 hours + driving
This event is best suited for experienced and strong hikers only. If you are unsure about your abilities, feel free to contact the Event Host.
If you live in or near Okotoks we will meet you at the Okotoks Recreation Center 99 Okotoks Drive at 8:20 and carpool and caravan from there. Please let me know if you are taking the Okotoks option.
Required Items to Bring:
Micro Spikes, snowshoes, poles, warm layered clothing,
gloves/mittens, water and lunch, hot drinks, gaiters, first aid kit,
More info on equipment: Getting ready for snowshoeing
Hike Reference: http://bobspirko.ca/Hiking/JunctionHill/JunctionHill.htm
Money for commuting - $20 for gas per person, paid in cash to your driver. We will be stopping in Okotoks for a bite and a pint so please be aware of that when you get a ride.
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