This trip will entail travelling through forested terrain and on a frozen lake. yes, we will be breaking our own trail all day. We will travel from the parking area towards Spray Lakes, and will stay on the lake to admire the impressive mountain peaks from the open. We will continue on the lake heading West as far as we want to travel and then make our around back to our starting point.
Event Type: Easy off trail snowshoe trip
Date & Time: Saturday 22 March at 0800 AM
Event Duration: 4-5 hours on trail + 4 hrs driving
Difficulty Rating: Easy Day trip
Distance: 5-7 km
Elevation Gain: 100 - 200m
Location: . At Mount Shark Ski trails.
Event Directions: Drive West along Trans-Canada to Hwy to Canmore and follow Smith-Dorrien Road to Shark Mount Road. Follow it to the end, which will be our starting point.
Equipment required: Snowshoes, hiking boots, mitts/gloves, toque, gaiters, hiking poles, sunglasses layered clothing, wind/water resistant jacket, 2L of water and food.
Gas Money: $20.00 per person.
WAIVER: Your 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.
Your Hosts are volunteers and not trained guides.
All participants are responsible for assessing the current road, weather, own physical, and 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.