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Cross-Country Ski to Watridge Lake

Description:  An easy ski to a lovely lake, with the option of walking further to the Karst Spring up the mountain.

Special Note:  This trail may now be track-set, due to an agreement with the government.  Drivers will need to purchase a parking pass. (Please see below.)

Distance:  6.5 km to the lake and return.

Elevation Gain:  50 metres.

Difficulty:  Mostly easy. A 20 metre drop down to the lake requires some snow-plowing skills.

Safety Precaution:  This will be January!  Make sure you are properly dressed and have extra clothing in your pack in case of emergency.

What to Bring:  Extra clothing in pack, lunch, adequate fluids.

Event Trailhead:  Mount Shark Trails, Smith-Dorrien Road, Kananaskis Country

Driving Distance:  130 km one-way.

Drivers Please Note:  An agreement between the Provincial Government and Nordiq Alberta will bring back trail grooming in exchange for users purchasing and displaying a parking pass.  Please follow this link to do so: 
Kananaskis Grooming

When:
Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Where:
Edworthy Park, North Parking Lot
Map to Edworthy
Shaganappi & Montgomery View NW
Calgary, AB  

Canada
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Robert S Wilson
Category:
XC Skiing
Registration is required before Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 6:00 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Capacity:
10
Available Slots:
3
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