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James Walker Creek Hike / Kananaskis Country - Postponed!

James Walker Creek Trail Sept 2021

Description:   Like Headwall Lakes, this valley is accessed via the color-coded Smith-Dorrien skiing and mountain biking network of logging roads.  So, it’s a fairly easy walk to the lake.  Once there, you’re within reach of twin cirques divided by Mt. James Walker. 


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


•  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


•  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


•  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 Covid19 symptoms.


Hiking Distance:   8.6 Kilometers Loop

Height Gain:         259 Meters / 850 Feet

High Point:           2118 Meters / 6950 Feet

Travel Distance:  133 Kilometers One Way / 1 Hour and 38 Minutes

Difficulty Level:    Moderate


Rendezvous Point:  North Edworthy Park, Northwest Corner and 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. 

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

Please make sure that you purchase your Kananaskis Conservation Pass ahead of time.

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Edworthy Park, North Parking Lot. Northwest Corner
Look for the Yellow Ford Focus
Map to Edworthy
Shaganappi & Montgomery View NW
Calgary, AB  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Paul Omlin
Trip Coordinator
Lori Davidson
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
Paid Events
Paid events involve third-party vendors like hotels, airlines, or tour operators. Most have no refunds or cancellations after specified dates. Contact your event host and as soon as possible if you cannot attend. We will refund your money, less a $25.00 fee, if the Event is full and we can arrange for someone to take your spot, or if there is no cost to the Club. Please arrange cancellation and trip interruption insurance to protect yourself.
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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