Past Meetup

Gorge Creek, Located in the Elbow / Sheep Wildland - West of Turner Valley

This Meetup is past

5 people went

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Details

Description: A scenic and hilly trail that follows Gorge Creek Valley through alternating meadows and gorges into the Front Ranges between Mount Rose and Bluerock Mountain. At the northern terminus it connects with Threepoint Mountain and Volcano Creek trails near Threepoint backcountry background. When you are on the trail you will be able to see all kinds of available circuits. Most popular is its use as an access trail to Mount Ware.

Hiking Distance: 11.4 Kilometers

Height Gain: 411 Meters

High Point: 1951 Meters

Travel Distance: 100 Kilometers One Way

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Carpool Departs at 8:00 a.m., please arrive 15 minutes before. The Club suggests a compensation of 6 cents per kilometer both ways for the driver(s). We will meet in the gravel parking lot, just below the big brown H, prior to the entrance of Heritage Park.

Driving Distance: 1 Hour and 20 Minutes / 90 Kilometers approximately.

Event Coordinator: For inquiries, please contact the event coordinator Tigger / Lori at [masked] or (403)[masked]. On the day of the event, call or text me at (403)[masked].

Notice of Cancellation: The trip leader will contact registered participants by telephone or email if the trip is cancelled or postponed. Registrants are asked to contact the trip leader if they are not able to attend.

Guest Policy: Guests are welcome to 'try us out' on a couple of events. Please complete a Guest Waiver (https://calgaryskiclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Calgary-Ski-Club-Informed-Consent-and-Assumption-of-Risk-Agreement-.pdf) and bring it with you and provide to the trip leader.

Please check the Hiking / Outdoor Adventure Checklist regarding recommended equipment at https://calgaryskiclub.org/resources/hiking-outdoor/#reference .

After the hike, for those that interested, we will be stopping for light snacks and refreshments before returning to Heritage Park.