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Meanderthals Upcoming Trips

  MEET @  Gravelled Area By Railway Fence Behind Save-on (Unless Listing Says Otherwise) And leave Extra Vehicles There. See Map
Rev.2018 Jan 22 12:00 rw, 17:20 rw, 22:10 rw
Trip Sign-up STARTS At 8 pm Wednesday Of Week Before Trip Week (ie for trips next Mon-Sun). Ends at 7 pm the day before trip.
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As conditions can change rapidly or an event may have to be modified, check Website in the morning before heading out
XC Help Sessions At CNC Are No Longer on Fixed Days   No CNC Refresher Listing means No Drop-in
This winter, XC refresher days at CNC will vary depending on events, conditions, & leaders' schedules.
Ongoing for ski season
Clinic All Glide wax clinic at CNC wax room. 2 hrs 4
$5 Clinic to iron skis with glide wax. $5 cost. Email or phone me to arrange time. 403-493-8508 Bill McKeever
Tuesday January 23
XC Refresher All Levels Nordic Centre / Meet in Daylodge West-end room km m 1500 m hrs Unlimited
10 am - Noon
1 - 3 pm
$0 Experienced skiers will help if asked
If you leave Lodge to Ski without group, please leave a note at Daylodge Info Desk
Geoff Williams
Wednesday January 24
Snowshoe   FULL Easy Lake Louise - Great Divide 4 km m m 5.5 hrs 15
9:30 am $9 Will snowshoe at Great Divide, then Ice Sculptures, then lunch at Info Centre. Gwen Craig
Snowshoe   FULL Difficult East End of Tent Ridge 6 km 335 m 2215 m 6 hrs 15
9:30 am $6 trail breaking and bushwhacking involved Frank McIntyre
Friday January 26
Snowshoe Moderate Spray Lakes Road - Hogarth Lakes 4.5 km 30 m m 4 hrs 16
9:30 am $7 Shirley Woolsey
XC   FULL Intermediate Lake Louise - Pipestone Loop 13 km m m 5-6 hrs 10
10:00 am $10 Outside loop including Merlin. Paul and Nancy D'Agostino
Saturday February 3
XC Moderate to Advanced Yoho - Lake O'Hara Fire Road 22 km 450 m m 8-9 hrs 12
7:45 am $12 Ski and lunch @ Lake O'Hara Lodge. Lunch served between noon to 2 on 1st come first serve basis. Lunch is homemade soup, bread, dessert, tea/coffee. Cash only. Bring $22 change. Tip usually included. Helen Read

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Thursday January 18
XC   FULL Moderate PLPP - Up Packers/Pocaterra/Lynx /Wooley/Wheeler/Amos circuit. 17-18 km m m 5-6 hrs 10
9:00 am $10 Helen Read
Wednesday January 17
Snowshoe   FULL Difficult at Moderate Speed Cheswall Creek via Chester Lk Trail 6.4 km 260 m 2160 m 6 hrs 15
9:30 am $6 some sliding and trail breaking involved Frank McIntyre
Snowshoe   FULL Easy at Moderate speed Peter Lougheed Visitor Centre - Penstock Loop and Canyon Trail 8 km 100 m m 5-6 hrs 15
9:00 am $10 Kevin McCormick
Snowshoe Easy Trail around Quarry Lake and Dog Park 3-4 km m m 3 hrs 15
10:00 am $0 MEET AT QUARRY LAKE DOG PARK PARKING LOT. Bring your lunch. Gwen Craig
Tuesday January 16
XC Refresher All Levels Nordic Centre / Meet in Daylodge West-end room km m 1500 m hrs Unlimited
10 am - Noon
1 - 3 pm
$0 Experienced skiers will help if asked
If you leave Lodge to Ski without group, please leave a note at Daylodge Info Desk
Geoff Williams
XC   FULL Intermediate Goat Creek to Banff 19 km m m 5-6 hrs 12
10:00 am $0 Meet behind SaveOn and carpool. Return Bus fare $3 for seniors. Bill McKeever
Sunday January 14
Clinic All Glide wax clinic at CNC wax room 1 2 hrs 4
2:00 pm $0 Clinic to iron skis with glide wax. $5 cost. If you can’t come tomorrow, email me for another day. Bill McKeever
Wednesday January 10
Snowshoe   CANCELLED Easy at Moderate speed Peter Lougheed Visitor Centre - Penstock Loop and Canyon Trail 8 km 100 m m 5-6 hrs 15
9:00 am $5 Kevin McCormick
Snowshoe   CANCELLED Difficult Cheswall Creek via Chester Lk 6.4 km 260 m 2050 m 6 hrs 15
9:30 am $6 some sliding and trail breaking involved Frank McIntyre
Snowshoe   CANCELLED Easy Trail around Quarry Lake Dog Park 3-4 km m m 3 hrs 15
10:00 am $0 Including power right of way. Bring your lunch - will eat at Nordic Centre. Gwen Craig
Tuesday January 9
XC   Cancelled Moderate Harvie Heights to Carrot Creek, return 8 km m m 4 hrs 6
10:15 am $0 flat/undulating, skier tracked, wax less skis recommended Gian-Duri Giger
XC Refresher All Levels Nordic Centre / Meet in Daylodge West-end room km m 1500 m hrs Unlimited
10 am - Noon
1 - 3 pm
$0 Experienced skiers will help if asked
If you leave Lodge to Ski without group, please leave a note at Daylodge Info Desk
Geoff Williams
Friday January 5
XC Moderate PLPP - Elk Pass Trail up Blueberry Hill 16 km m m 6 hrs 10
9:00 am $10 Includes a short visit to the Snow Couch. Helen Read
Wednesday January 03
Snowshoe   FULL Intermediate French Creek via Burstall Shoulder 6 km 295 m 2050 m 5 hrs 15
9:30 am $6 some sliding and trail breaking involved Frank McIntyre
Tuesday January 02
XC Refresher All Levels Nordic Centre / Meet in Daylodge West-end room km m 1500 m hrs Unlimited
10 am - Noon
1 - 3 pm
$0 Experienced skiers will help if asked
If you leave Lodge to Ski without group, please leave a note at Daylodge Info Desk
Geoff Williams
Monday January 1
Hike All Levels Town Trails 3-5 km No Elevation Gain 3 hours approx. No limit
10:00 am This is an annual walk on the Town trails to get the New Year off on the right foot. We meet at Creekside just before 10:00am. At the end of the walk, we return to Creekside and have lunch in the Town side hall. Bring a lunch (can be left at the hall during the walk) and any goodies left over from the Holidays. More info at martelpm@telus.net Maureen Martel/any other volunteer
Hike C Moonlight Hike to Grassi Lakes 4.3 km 234 m 2 hrs No Limit
6:45 pm $1.00 Let’s start the year off with a moonlight hike to Grassi Lakes. January 1 will be a full moon, with the moon rising at 4:51 pm and no light from the sun by 6:47 pm. We will hike on the road rather than the trail, but will add on the view of the waterfalls. Bring grippers and a headlamp in case it is cloudy. Dress warmly. Everyone is invited to my house for hot drinks afterwards. Maryann Ayim
XC SUPERMOON Ski Intermediate Minnewanka Road towards Cascade Fire Road up to Bankhead Parking Lot 5-8 km 2-3 hrs 10
7:00 pm $3 headlamp necessary and maybe money for a beverage. Helen Read