What we're about

Who We Are

The Crowsnest Outdoors Society is a local group of outdoor enthusiasts and we coordinate hiking, scrambling, overnight backpacking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing trips throughout the year in the Crowsnest Pass and surrounding areas. We welcome anyone to join our membership and get out with us for evening and weekend trips that range from very easy to very difficult.

View more information about the society here: https://www.meetup.com/CrowsnestOutdoorsSociety/about/

Memberships

To join this Meetup group and attend all of the member-only trips posted in this Meetup group, you must be a paid member of the Crowsnest Outdoors Society. An individual membership is $30/year and a family is $60/year. If you would like to be a member, please visit www.crowsnestoutdoors.com/memberships (http://www.crowsnestoutdoors.com/memberships.) to fill out our membership form and view details about payment information.

In order to be accepted into this group, you must have completed both the membership form and sent payment.

Non-Member Hikes

We will schedule hikes that are open to non-members to give those an opportunity to check out what we are all about! These will only be posted on our Facebook page.

Thank You, Crowsnest Pass

** We appreciate your patience as we transition from having our events on Facebook to this Meetup group. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions. You can email us at crowsnestoutdoors@gmail.com. **

Upcoming events (1)

North Drywood Falls

13019 20 Ave

**Please read the entire description before RSVP'ing** Join Cole and fellow Crowsnest Outdoor Society members for a half day adventure to North Drywood Falls. This is a moderate hike or snowshoe depending on snow conditions - please be prepared for both. Distance: Approximately 8.5 KM return Elevation Gain: 200 meters (approx 650 feet) Difficulty Level: Moderate (Not sure what this means? View our trip ratings here: https://www.meetup.com/CrowsnestOutdoorsSociety/pages/29264667/Trip_Ratings/) Length of Trip: We will have approximately an hour long drive to the trail head, a portion of which will be on well maintained gravel road. Max Group Size: 15 members. When you RSVP, there will be a guest option. This is ONLY for members who have children, to indicate how many children they will be bringing on the hike. Please do not use this for a partner or a friend. They must have their own Meetup account and be part of the group and RSVP on their own behalf. Meeting Time / Location: Please arrive no later than 9:00 AM at Gazebo Park in Blairmore. If you are planning on meeting the group at the trail head, please leave a comment on this event to inform the coordinator and other member Children & Dogs: Children & Dogs are welcome on this hike. Please keep in mind that we will be travelling in a provincial wild land park and dogs must be kept on a leash. Required Gear: - Appropriate clothing for the weather (it's getting colder!) - Snacks and water - Bear spray - Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen) Optional, but Recommended Gear: - Hiking poles - First aid kit - Gaiters IMPORTANT INFORMATION: It is the members responsibility to check this event up to noon on the day of the trip for any updates, changes, or cancellations. The coordinator will try their best to contact all of the members who have RSVP'd, but this is not guaranteed. Trip coordinators / leads of the Crowsnest Outdoors Society are volunteers, not certified guides. All members are responsible for assessing their current physical condition, the weather conditions, and watching themselves on the trail. You are responsible for your own safety and well-being, as well as any children or pets that are with you. RSVP Courtesy: If you have committed to attend and then cannot go, please ensure that you change your RSVP on this event. When the guest list is full, Meetup will automatically create a wait list. By withdrawing, it allows the first person on the wait list to be put on the attendance list. Please make every effort to do this at least 24 hours before the trip (although we understand this could be out of your control).

Past events (22)

End of Summer Club Get-Together

13517 18 Ave

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