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Buller Meadow / Kananaskis Country / Smith Dorrien Highway - Postponed!

Buller Pass

Due to the high temperatures forecasted for Wednesday, this hike will be postponed to a later date.

Description:
 Buller Meadow Trail is a varied gradual uphill climb through trees and alpine terrain, flower meadows and a high rocky pass with a fabulous view.  May consider bringing a windbreaker as it may be windy at the pass, hiking poles and traction aids just in case.  

 

• Events are subject to cancellation or change on short notice due to changes in government restrictions.

• Carpooling - Use your own discretion and what you are comfortable with. 

• No food / snack sharing.
• Bring your own wipes and hand sanitizer and a mask. 

• Social distancing and any other rules set out by authorities must be followed. Please respect others. 

• Washrooms may not be available - please be prepared to pack out what you bring in, such as toilet

   paper, etc. 

• Please make yourself aware of the risks in participating in this sort of event and decide accordingly. 

• Don`t forget the usual items; bear spray, proper clothing, water, food, equipment and first aid kit. 

• Trip participants are asked to provide their cell contact information and emergency contact information

   to the trip coordinator, prior to, due to the 'meet at trail head' requirement. 

• Please do not sign up if you are experiencing any flu like, cold, or Covid-19 symptoms. 

 

Hiking Distance / Duration:  Day Hike, 4 to 5 Hours

Distance:  7.4 Kilometers to the Pass (14.8 Kilometers Out and Back)

Height Gain:  670 Meters (2200 Feet) 

High Point:  2484Meters (8150 Feet)
Driving Distance:  127.6 Kms One Way / Approximately 1.5 Hours

Difficulty:  Moderate

 

Rendezvous Point:  North Edworthy Park, Northeast Corner. Look for the Yellow Ford Focus.    Please arrive 15 minutes before so a vehicle convey can be arranged, as we will be leaving at 8:00 a.m. sharp.

  

Event Coordinator:  For inquiries, please contact the event coordinator Paul Omlin at (403) 270-7879.  On the day of the event, if your plans change, you can call or text Lori at her cell (403) 803-2953.

 

Guest Policy:  The Club is currently discouraging guests of a member, from outside the club, attending an event at this time due to the pandemic situation and potential liability issues.  Once the government has lifted and has relaxed restrictions, guests are more than welcome to attend two events, as per the Calgary Ski Club Policy. 

Pet Policy:  As this is a busy and popular trail, pets will not be allowed.  

When:
Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where:
North Edworthy Park, Northeast Corner, Look for the Yellow Ford Focus
Carpool Meeting Location / North Edworthy Park
Shaganappi Trail and Montgomery View N.W.
Calgary, AB  

Canada
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Paul Omlin
Trip Coordinator
 
Lori Davidson
Category:
Hiking
Registration is closed
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Cancellation Policy:
Free Events
If you register and cannot attend, please cancel your registration as soon as possible. Doing so ensures we are not waiting for you and allows others to sign up for the event. Please email the event host if you missed the cancellation cut-off date and cannot cancel online.
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Available Slots:
12
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