An easy walk to the beautiful Watridge Lake, with the option of climbing up to the mysterious karst spring.
Distance: 3.7 km one way to the lake
Elevation gain: 60 metres (to lake)
Distance to karst spring: 800 metres
Elevation gain: 122 metres
Difficulty: moderately steep (but short)
Trailhead Location: Mr. Shark trails, Smith-Dorrien area
Driving Distance: 130 km. one way. The Calgary Ski Club suggests a compensation of $0.06 cents per kilometer both ways for the driver(s) of the carpools.
Duration of hike: Four Hours
Meeting Time and Place: Please arrive no later than 7:45 a.m., at North Edworthy Park, north side, to arrange carpooling, as we will be departing at 8:00 a.m. sharp.
RSVP Deadline: Friday, Aug 2, at 9:00 pm.
What to Bring: Please see the standard Day Trips Checklist under Resources https://calgaryskiclub.org/resources/cross-country/ on the Club website.
Notice of Cancellation: The trip leader will contact registered participants by phone or email if the trip is cancelled or postponed. Registrants are asked to change their RSVP if they have a change of plan.
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.
Contact: Bob Wilson, (403)[masked], or (cell) (403)[masked]