Past Meetup

Moderate Snowshoeing - Mt Kidd Fire Lookout

Details

With recent high avalanche conditionts, I have selected a trail which is safe and provides great views:)

Rating: Moderate

Elevation: 2212 m
Distance: 6.2 km
Elevation gain: 695 m
Time: 5 hours

A good level of fitness is required as our pace is moderate-fast. Please be realistic about your abilities. You must be able to commit to the entire event.

MORE INFORMATION:

http://bobspirko.ca/Snowshoe/MtKiddLO/MtKiddLO.html

http://benthereclimbedthat.ca/Outdoors/Mount_Kidd_Fire_Lookout_Snowshoe/index.html

EQUIPMENT:

• Snowshoes

• Hiking or winter boots

• Gaiters

• Ski or hiking poles

• Headlamp

• Proper seasonal clothing (dress in layers, toque, gloves, wool socks)

• Lunch and drinks (tea/coffee)

• Sun glasses/SPF rated lip balm

• No jeans, no cotton clothing of any kind!
Snowshoes and hiking poles can be rented at either Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) or UofC Outdoor Center.

DRIVING AND DIRECTIONS:
We will meet at the in Calgary meeting point and carpool from there. Please be on time as we will only wait a short while past the departure time before we leave.

WAIVER:
You must sign a trip waiver and contact information form to attend this event. The event organizer will have these for you.