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Hike to Bourgeau Lake, Banff National Park - Postponed!

Bourgeau Lake

Description:

 

Set within an amphitheater, carved from the limestone walls of the Massive Range, Bourgeau Lake exhibits a variety of subalpine and alpine scenery, flowers and wildlife.  Its waters are boarded by alpine fir and larch stands, meadows and barren talus slopes, where ptarmigan, marmots and pikas pursue their daily chores.

 

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

• Carpooling:  Please use your own discretion and what you are comfortable with. 

• No food / snack sharing.

• Bring your own wipes, 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:         7.5 Kilometers / 2.5 to 3 Hours One Way

Elevation Gain:           725 Meters / 2378 Feet

Maximum Elevation:  2160 Meters / 7100 Feet

Travel Distance:        131 Kilometers One Way / 1 Hour and 20 Minutes Approximately

Difficulty Level:          Strenuous


Rendezvous Point:   North Edworthy Park, Northeast Corner and look for the White Ford Explorer.  Please arrive 15 minutes before so carpooling can be arranged, as we will be leaving at 8:00 a.m. sharp.

 

Event Coordinator:  For inquiries, please contact the event coordinator Lori at ldavidson@telus.net or (403) 283-7386 (h). On the day of the event, call or text me at (403) 803-2953 (c), if your plans have changed.

 

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. 

 

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

 

When:
Sunday, August 7, 2022, 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Where:
Edworthy Park, North Parking Lot, Look for the White Ford Explorer
Map to Edworthy
Shaganappi & Montgomery View NW
Calgary, AB  

Canada
Additional Info:
Event Host(s):
Lori Davidson
Trip Coordinator
Category:
Hiking
Registration is closed
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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.
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 office as soon as possible if you cannot attend. We will refund your money if we arrange for someone to take your spot or there is no cost to the Club. Please arrange cancellation and trip interruption insurance to protect yourself.
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Available Slots:
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