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Hike, Headwall Lakes? Smith Dorrien
This has to be the most delectable valley on the east side of the highway, containing within its boundaries all the finest components of mountain scenery: blue lakes, waterfalls, meadows, talus slope and a karst pavement.
The prerequisite to heaven is a jaunt through Smith-Dorrien's network of skiing and mountain-biking trails. Colour-coded logging roads make access to the valley easy. After this you follow an occasionally steep and well-used trail to the upper lake, which is also the scrambler's access to The Fortress.
Hiking Distance: 7.0 Kilometers
Height Gain: 457 Meters / 1500 Feet to Upper Lake
High Point: 2341 Meters / 7680 Feet
Difficulty Level: Moderate / Intermediate
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 at the north end of North Edworthy Park.
Travel Distance: 124.9 Kilometers One Way / One Hour and 54 Minutes Driving
Event Coordinator: For inquiries, please contact the event coordinator Paul Omlin at (403) 270-7879, prior to 8:30 p.m.
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.
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 7:45 AM until 5:00 PM
Bowness Rd & Shaganappi