West Winds Outdoor Club out of town schedule

SUMMARY of 2017 schedule --- see further below or separate hard-copy TRIP SCHEDULE for full detail *Date *Depart *Meeting Place*Leader* Hike Destination* Area*Gas Cost*Hike Return Distance*Elevation Gain *May 3*9 AM*North*Will A.*A/ Eagle Hill *Bring hiking poles* *Jumpingpound*$8*14.2 km*390 m ****Janelle M.*B/ Jumping Pound Loop*Jumpingpound*8*9 km*244 m *May 10*9 AM*North*Linda S.*A&B/ Spray River Loop*Banff National Park*12*11.5 km*120 m *May 17*9 AM*North*Greg D.*A/ Wasootch Ridge*Kananaskis Valley*8*10 km*550 m ****Susan A.*B/Troll Falls/Hummingbird Plume*Kananaskis Valley*9*10.5 km*395 m *May 24*9 AM*North*Lily L.*A/ Lady MacDonald - Teahouse Ridge*Canmore/Bow Valley*9*8.8 km*888 m ****Jean P.*B/ Canmore Benchlands*Canmore*9*10 km*300 m *May 31*8 AM*Glenmore*Gill R.*A/ Windy Peak Hills*Willow Creek/Hwy 532*15*11.9 km*527 m ****?*B/ Hailstone Butte Trail (not summit)*Willow Creek/Hwy 532*15*8 km*350 m *Jun 7*8 AM*North*Jay A./April A.*A/ Old Baldy Ridge*Kananaskis Valley*9*15.6 km*860 m ****Larry S./Margaret J.*B/ Lower Kananaskis Falls*Peter Lougheed PP*13*9.4 km*60 m *Jun 14*8 AM*North*Barry H./Susan H.*A/ Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit*Peter Lougheed PP*13*16 km*60 m ****Dave A./Susanne A.*A/ Lusk Creek *Kananaskis Valley*8*8+ km*210 m *Jun 21*8 AM*North*Linda S.*A/ Wind Ridge*Canmore/Bow Valley*9*13.8 km*740 m ****Greg P. *B/ Horseshoe Dam*Bow Valley*8*10 km*125 m *Jun 28*8 AM*North*Nolan B.*A/ Jumping Pound Summit -> Cox Hill *car shuttle req'd**Powderface Trail*10*16.6 km*625 m ****Pat F./Pat F.*B/ Bow Falls -> Hoodoos*Banff National Park*12*13 km*50 m *Jul 5*8 AM*North*Jay A./April A.*A/ Black Prince Lakes*Smith-Dorrien*14*10 km*591 m ****Dave A.*B/ Powderface Ridge*Elbow*8*10 km*594 m *Jul 12*8 AM*North*Ann L.*A/ Headwall Lakes*Smith-Dorrien*16*13.6 km*451 m ****Annabelle D./Darlene S.*B/ Chester Lake*Smith-Dorrien*16*10.2 km*310 m *Jul 19*8 AM*North*Anne T.*A/ Mt Lipsett*Highwood River Valley*15*12 km*705 m ****Barb J.*B/ Kananaskis Lookout - from Hwy 40*Highwood Pass*13*8 km*296 m *Jul 26*7 AM*North*Linda S.*A/ Helen Lake*Icefields Parkway*22*13.8 km*570 m ****Dave A.*B/ Bow Glacier Falls*Icefields Parkway*22*9.6 km*135 m *Aug 1 - 4***Will A.*Revelstoke 'Away' Trip - see notes**** *Aug 9*7 AM*North*Greg D.*A/ Healy Pass*Banff National Park*14*18.3 km*180 m ****Will A. *B/ Hummingbird Plune*Kananskis Park*14*10.5 km*395 m *Aug 16*8 AM*North*Susan H.*A/ Burstall Pass*Smith Dorrien*16*15 km*472 m ****Darlene S.*B/ Burstall Pass - afad*Smith Dorrien*16*9 km*200 m *Aug 23*8 AM*North*Jay A./April A.*A/ Forget Me Not Ridge *Bring water shoes**Elbow*7*9.2 km*625 m ****Linda S.*B/ Prairie Link/Powderface Creek/Prairie Creek*Elbow*7*10.5 km*400 m *Aug 30*8 AM*North*Margit S./Reinhard S.*A/ Stanley Glacier - loop to hanging valley*Kootenay National Park*16*11 km*535 m ****Susan A.*B/ Stanley Glacier - to end of official trail*Kootenay National Park*16*9 km*335 m *Sep 6*8 *North*Peter S./Anne S.*A-/ Picklejar Lake*Highwood*13*10 km*500 m ****Barb R/Evelyn D.*B/ Kananskis Lookout*Highwood*12*8 km*300 m *Sep 13*8 AM*North*Ann L.*A/ Smut's Pass*Smith-Dorrien*15*13.8 km*430 m ****Cliff H.*B/Tryst Lake*Smith-Dorrien*15*6 km*260 m *Sep 20*8 AM*North*Susanne A.*A/ Rae Lake + South Overlook*Highwood Pass*12*17.2 km*366 m ****Sharon S.*B/ Rae Glacier*Highwood Pass*12*7 km*605 m *Sep 27*8 AM*North*Kingsley B.*A/ Mt Arethusa*Highwood Pass*13*8 km*890 m ****Joan W.*B/ Ptarmigan Cirque*Highwood Pass*13*4.5 km*210 m *Oct 4*8 AM*North*Line G.*A/ Giant Steps*Moraine Lake*20*20.6 km*385 m ****Susan H.*B/ Lake Annette*Moraine Lake*20*11.4 km*245 m *Oct 11*8 AM*North*Barry H./Susan H.*A/ Cascade Amphitheatre*Banff National Park*12*15 km*640 m ****Jean P.*B/ Stony Squaw*Banff National Park*12*4.5 km*184 m *Oct 18*8 AM*North*Mike S.*A&B/ Fullerton Loop->Bobcat Junction->Baruchs Corner*Elbow*6*8.9 km*260 m Oct 25 *10:30 AM * * *Annual General Meeting * * * * Key phone numbers: Alberta Parks: For all Alberta Parks info, dial 310-0000 first to avoid long distance charges, then one of the following: Admin Office - Canmore 403-678-5508 Kananaskis all areas (403) 678-0760 Kananaskis Village (NOT direct thru' government) 1-403-591-7555 National Parks: Calgary Service Centre 8 A.M to 4 P.M. week days 403-292-4401 Automated Trail Reports 403-292-5478 Banff 1-403-762-1550 Lake Louise1-403-522-3833 Waterton1-403-859-5133 Yoho 1-250-343-6783 Kootenay 1-250-347-9505 TRAIL INFORMATION WEB SITES: Kananaskis Country http://tpr.alberta.ca/parks/kananaskis/trailreport.aspx National Parks http://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/tcond/cond_e.asp?oPark=100092 Linda Stevenson-Hiking Co-ordinator 403-249-8103

May 3: Jumpingpound
On May 3 at 9 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Will A. is leading the A group to Eagle Hill *Bring hiking poles* in the Jumpingpound area on a 14.2 km hike with an elevation gain of 390 m. The suggested gas contribution is $8 Janelle M. is leading the B group to Jumping Pound Loop in the Jumpingpound area on a 9 km hike with an elevation gain of 244 m . The suggested gas contribution is $8

May 10: Banff National Park
On May 10 at 9 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Linda S. is leading the A&B group to Spray River Loop in the Banff National Park area on a 11.5 km hike with an elevation gain of 120 m. The suggested gas contribution is $12. You will need a Parks Pass.

May 17: Kananaskis Valley
On May 17 at 9 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Greg D. is leading the A group to Wasootch Ridge in the Kananaskis Valley area on a 10 km hike with an elevation gain of 550 m. The suggested gas contribution is $8 Susan A. is leading the B group to Troll Falls/Hummingbird Plume in the Kananaskis Valley area on a 10.5 km hike with an elevation gain of 395 m. The suggested gas contribution is $9

May 24: Canmore/Bow Valley
On May 24 at 9 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Lily L. is leading the A group to Lady MacDonald - Teahouse Ridge in the Canmore/Bow Valley area on a 8.8 km hike with an elevation gain of 888 m. The suggested gas contribution is $9 Jean P. is leading the B group to Canmore Benchlands in the Canmore area on a 10 km hike with an elevation gain of 300 m. The suggested gas contribution is $9

May 31: Willow Creek
On May 31 at 8 AM we will leave the Glenmore meeting place. Gill R. is leading the A group to Windy Peak Hills in the Willow Creek/Hwy 532 area on a 11.9 km hike with an elevation gain of 527 m . The suggested gas contribution is $15 . ? is leading the B group to Hailstone Butte Trail (not summit) in the Willow Creek/Hwy 532 area on a 8 km hike with an elevation gain of 350 m. The suggested gas contribution is $15

Jun 7: Kananaskis/Peter lougheed
On Jun 7 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Jay A./April A. is leading the A group to Old Baldy Ridge in the Kananaskis Valley area on a 15.6 km hike with an elevation gain of 860 m. The suggested gas contribution is $9 . Larry S./Margaret J. is leading the B group to Lower Kananaskis Falls in the Peter Lougheed PP area on a 9.4 km hike with an elevation gain of 60 m. The suggested gas contribution is $13

Jun 14: Kananaskis/Peter lougheed
On Jun 14 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Barry H./Susan H. is leading the A group to Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit in the Peter Lougheed PP area on a 16 km hike with an elevation gain of 60 m. The suggested gas contribution is $13 Dave A./Susanne A. is leading the A group to Lusk Creek in the Kananaskis Valley area on a 8+ km hike with an elevation gain of 210 m. The suggested gas contribution is $8

Jun 21: Canmore/Bow Valley
On Jun 21 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Linda S. is leading the A group to Wind Ridge in the Canmore/Bow Valley area on a 13.8 km hike with an elevation gain of 740 m. The suggested gas contribution is $9 Greg P. is leading the B group to Horseshoe Dam in the Bow Valley area on a 10 km hike with an elevation gain of 125 m. The suggested gas contribution is $8

Jun 28: Jumpingpound/Banff
On Jun 28 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Nolan B. is leading the A group to Jumping Pound Summit -> Cox Hill *car shuttle req'd* in the Powderface Trail area on a 16.6 km hike with an elevation gain of 625 m. The suggested gas contribution is $10 Pat F./Pat F. is leading the B group to Bow Falls -> Hoodoos in the Banff National Park area on a 13 km hike with an elevation gain of 50 m. The suggested gas contribution is $12 + Park Pass

Jul 5: Smith-Dorrien/Elbow
On Jul 5 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Jay A./April A. is leading the A group to Black Prince Lakes in the Smith-Dorrien area on a 10 km hike with an elevation gain of 591 m. The suggested gas contribution is $14 Dave A. is leading the B group to Powderface Ridge in the Elbow area on a 10 km hike with an elevation gain of 594 m. The suggested gas contribution is $8

Jul 12: Smith-Dorrien
On Jul 12 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Ann L. is leading the A group to Headwall Lakes in the Smith-Dorrien area on a 13.6 km hike with an elevation gain of 451 m. The suggested gas contribution is $16 Annabelle D./Darlene S. is leading the B group to Chester Lake in the Smith-Dorrien area on a 10.2 km hike with an elevation gain of 310 m. The suggested gas contribution is $16

Jul 19: Highwood River/Highwood Pass
On Jul 19 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Anne T. is leading the A group to Mt Lipsett in the Highwood River Valley area on a 12 km hike with an elevation gain of 705 m. The suggested gas contribution is $15 Barb J. is leading the B group to Kananaskis Lookout - from Hwy 40 in the Highwood Pass area on an 8 km hike with an elevation gain of 296 m. The suggested gas contribution is $13

Jul 26: Icefield Parkway
On Jul 26 at 7 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Linda S. is leading the A group to Helen Lake in the Icefields Parkway area on a 13.8 km hike with an elevation gain of 570 m. The suggested gas contribution is $22 + Park Pass Dave A. is leading the B group to Bow Glacier Falls in the Icefields Parkway area on a 9.6 km hike with an elevation gain of 135 m. The suggested gas contribution is $22 + Park Pass

Aug 1: Revelstoke
On Aug 1 - 4 Will A. is leading the Revelstoke 'Away' Trip - see notes

Aug 9: Banff
On Aug 9 at 7 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Greg D. is leading the A group to Healy Pass in the Banff National Park area on a 18.3 km hike with an elevation gain of 180 m. The suggested gas contribution is $14 + Park Pass Will a. is leading the B group to Hummingbird Plume in the Kananskis Park area on an 10.5 km hike with an elevation gain of 395 m. The suggested gas contribution is $14

Aug 16: smith Dorrien
On Aug 16 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Susan H. is leading the A group to Burstall Pass in the Smith Dorrien area on a 15 km hike with an elevation gain of 472 m. The suggested gas contribution is $16 Darlene S. is leading the B group to Burstall Pass - afad in the Smith Dorrien area on a 9 km hike with an elevation gain of 200 m. The suggested gas contribution is $16

Aug 23: Elbow
On Aug 23 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Jay A./April A. is leading the A group to Forget Me Not Ridge *Bring water shoes* in the Elbow area on a 9.2 km hike with an elevation gain of 625 m. The suggested gas contribution is $8 Linda S. is leading the B group to Prairie Link in the Elbow area on a 10.5 km hike with an elevation gain of 400 m. The suggested gas contribution is $8

Aug 30: Kootenay National Park
On Aug 30 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Margit S./Reinhard S. is leading the A group to Stanley Glacier - loop to hanging valley in the Kootenay National Park area on a 11 km hike with an elevation gain of 535 m. The suggested gas contribution is $14 + Park Pass Susan A. is leading the B group to Stanley Glacier - to end of official trail in the Kootenay National Park area on a 9 km hike with an elevation gain of 335 m. The suggested gas contribution is $14 + Park Pass

Sep 6: Highwood
On Sep 6 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Peter A. is leading the A group to Picklejar Lake in the Highwood area on a 10 km hike with an elevation gain of 500 m. The suggested gas contribution is $13 Barb R./Evelyn D. are leading the B group to Kananskis Lookout in the Highwood area on a 8 km hike with an elevation gain of 300 m. The suggested gas contribution is $12

Sep 13: Smith-Dorrien
On Sep 13 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Ann L. is leading the A group to Smut's Pass in the Smith-Dorrien area on a 13.8 km hike with an elevation gain of 430 m. The suggested gas contribution is $15 Cliff H. is leading the B group to Tryst Lake in the Smith-Dorrien area on an 6 km to hike with an elevation gain of 260 m. The suggested gas contribution is $15

Sep 20: Highwood Pass
On Sep 20 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Susanne A. is leading the A group to Rae Lake + South Overlook in the Highwood Pass area on a 17.2 km hike with an elevation gain of 366 m. The suggested gas contribution is $11 Sharon S. is leading the B group to Rae Glacier in the Highwood Pass area on a 7 km hike with an elevation gain of 605 m. The suggested gas contribution is $11

Sep 27: Highwood Pass
On Sep 27 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Kingsley B. is leading the A group to Mt Arethusa in the Highwood Pass area on a 8 km hike with an elevation gain of 890 m. The suggested gas contribution is $12 Joan W. is leading the B group to Ptarmigan Cirque in the Highwood Pass area on a 4.5 km hike with an elevation gain of 210 m. The suggested gas contribution is $12

Oct 4: Lake Louise
On Oct 4 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Line G. is leading the A group to Giant Steps in the Moraine Lake area on a 20.6 km hike with an elevation gain of 385 m. The suggested gas contribution is $18 + Park Pass Susan H. is leading the B group to Lake Annette in the Moraine Lake area on an 11.4 km hike with an elevation gain of 245 m. The suggested gas contribution is $18 + Park Pass

Oct 11: Banff
On Oct 11 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Barry H./Susan H. is leading the A group to Cascade Amphitheatre in the Banff National Park area on a 15 km hike with an elevation gain of 640 m. The suggested gas contribution is $11 Park Pass Jean P. is leading the B group to Stony Squaw in the Banff National Park area on a 4.5 km hike with an elevation gain of 184 m. The suggested gas contribution is $11 + Park Pass

Oct 18: Elbow Valley
On Oct 18 at 8 AM we will leave the North meeting place. Mike S. is leading the A&B group to Fullerton Loop->Bobcat Junction->Baruchs Corner in the Elbow area on a 8.9 km hike with an elevation gain of 260 m. The suggested gas contribution is $6

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