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
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.