Recent trips
Week of 18-Apr-2024 to 24-Apr-2024
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Activity
Destination
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18-Apr,
2024
18-Apr-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Sunshine backcountry for ticker holders

Participants: Evan,Ivan,Jim

Three of us headed out for day of powder skiing south of Sunshine resort in the Quartz bowl more...

Week of 11-Apr-2024 to 17-Apr-2024
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Activity
Destination
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15-Apr,
2024
15-Apr-2024
Road bike
Horse Creek Road/Grand Valley Road Loop-EASY PACE

We were three (one on an E-Mountain bike, one on a E-Road bike and one on a conventional road bike) heading into a fairly strong headwind t more...

14-Apr,
2024
14-Apr-2024
Off-Trail hike
Sandy McNabb Hills/Long Prairie Ridge

A fine spring day in the foothills with a melange of dry trails, icy trails and soggy slush trails. We started out in the cool car pool meeting pla more...

12-Apr,
2024
12-Apr-2024
Trail hike
Ha Ling Peak 124573

Participants: Leslie, Jane, Barbara, Patty, Marianne, Deborah, Christine

After meeting at the nordic centr more...

Week of 4-Apr-2024 to 10-Apr-2024
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Activity
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10-Apr,
2024
10-Apr-2024
Off-Trail hike
Canyon Crk Ice Cave 545416

It was a sunny,bright day with perfect blue skies ,just to end up exploring a dark hole in the ground. The road and trail were in decent conditions more...

8-Apr,
2024
8-Apr-2024
Off-Trail hike
Prairie C trail

We were aiming to climb Rock Point Ridge, but unfortunately the coordinator's leg suddenly became painful and didn't work properly… so we turned ar more...

6-Apr,
2024
6-Apr-2024
Trail hike
Yamnuska East Ridge 327658

Wanting to get out today, but running out of ideas with the warm but snowy weather, I wasn't sure if anyone would be interested in this short trek more...

Week of 28-Mar-2024 to 3-Apr-2024
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2-Apr,
2024
2-Apr-2024
Trail hike
Prairie Mtn - W.Ridge Loop

With the fluctuating weather, trail conditions were a blend of everything. The first section was VERY muddy. I think the most mud I've ever walked more...

2-Apr,
2024
2-Apr-2024
Road bike
Irrigation Canal to Chestermere- EASY PACE

When I posted this trip it was supposed to be sunny and warm. It did get warmer towards the end of the ride but there was very little sun.

We more...

31-Mar,
2024
31-Mar-2024
Off-Trail hike
Entrance Ridges (Carry Ridge)

No better way to spend Easter Sunday than out in our beautiful foothills with good company.Participants: Francisco C/S, Peter, Alda more...

30-Mar,
2024
30-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Gypsum Mine tree skiing / powder runs

Soft new powder snow , sunshine and good company . 30 cm of cold powder on a firm melt crust . Perfect snow conditions.

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30-Mar,
2024
30-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Paradise Valley to Giant Steps

Blue sky day to start with 20cm. of fresh new snow. Three of us started on AT gear with skins and two on touring gear with wax shortly after 10:00a more...

Week of 21-Mar-2024 to 27-Mar-2024
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Activity
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25-Mar,
2024
25-Mar-2024
Track skiing
West Bragg Ski Trails: general

It was a glorious day with fine springlike weather and good, mostly winterlike snow conditions, to ski my favourite loop at West Bragg Creek. O more...

24-Mar,
2024
24-Mar-2024
Track skiing
Pipestone trackset trails

Blue sky day and very nice snow conditions. There wasn't a lot of snow on the highway shoulder near Lake Louise, so we wondered what we had more...

24-Mar,
2024
24-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Gypsum Mine tree skiing / powder runs

20 to 25 cm blower on a suncrust . It was delightful . We skied 4 laps on untracked snow. The first two in the gully, the next two down

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Week of 14-Mar-2024 to 20-Mar-2024
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Activity
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17-Mar,
2024
17-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Hilda, Parker Ridges

The skiing was better than we expected .Of course after 3 days with temperatures above 12C our expectations were not that high.

Ullie,Gar more...

18-Mar,
2024
18-Mar-2024
Trail hike
Mesa (Square) Butte 720280 - Curley Sand loop

The last day of winter felt like spring, almost summer,and inevitably the first day of spring will feel like winter has returned. It didn't take lo more...

18-Mar,
2024
18-Mar-2024
Road bike
Slater Park to Ralph Klein park via Canal

the trip went from Slater Park to Ralph Klein Park where we had lunch and enjoyed hiking up to the whistling art display. It was very warm and love more...

17-Mar,
2024
17-Mar-2024
Off-Trail hike
Entrance Ridges (Carry and Muley Ridge)

A short yet extremely satisfying hike, particularly for the coordinator who had never been in the area before. Our feet didn't get as muddy or more...

17-Mar,
2024
17-Mar-2024
Trail hike
Nose Hill Loop

It was easy to believe that Spring was on the way, with blue skies, little wind, and warm temperatures. Even the portion of the trail that was icy more...

16-Mar,
2024
16-Mar-2024
Trail hike
Grass Pass 714875 via Pack Trail Coulee

What a gorgeous day to be in the snow covered mountains! There was a cold wind where we parked the cars but the rest of the day was warm and mostly more...

14-Mar,
2024
14-Mar-2024
Off-Trail hike
South End of Lawson snowshoe

It was a beautiful blue sky day as we headed to the mountains and arrived to find very little wind, even on the short walk along the road. The trai more...

14-Mar,
2024
14-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Skoki Lodge via Deception Pass

Made it in one long but gloriously sunny day.

We left the Fish Creek trail head at 9.00am and returned about 6.15pm for a 9 1/4 hour day of more...

Week of 7-Mar-2024 to 13-Mar-2024
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Activity
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12-Mar,
2024
12-Mar-2024
Scramble
Evan Thomas ice falls: winter hike or snowshoe

As a result of the dry summer and fall the waterfalls weren't as spectacular as in previous years.In fact the first one (Moonlight)was reduced more...

12-Mar,
2024
12-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Sunshine backcountry turns ski for passholders.

Four of us rode up gondola and Standish chairlift and skied over to Twin Cairns for short gentle runs. After 4 hours and 20 minutes exited. Data 8 more...

10-Mar,
2024
10-Mar-2024
Trail hike
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

It was a beautiful day for a hike – no wind, blue sky, and temperatures just above normal. The trails were not as good, though. In the mornin more...

9-Mar,
2024
9-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Burstall Pass & AT/Telemark slopes

Participants: Bill, John, Ulrike, Gordon, Jenny, Gary, Andre.

Had a great day touring out t more...

8-Mar,
2024
8-Mar-2024
Trail hike
Sulphur Springs - Riverview loop

This turned into a harder - MUCH harder - workout than any of us were expecting. We knew that we would be walking through some soft snow but didn&# more...

7-Mar,
2024
7-Mar-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Gypsum Ridge ski tour

Good weather and snow. It was -17C at 9 a.m. and -3C at 3 p.m., with light wind all day. For the most part an up track already existed. We saw a ha more...

Week of 29-Feb-2024 to 6-Mar-2024
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6-Mar,
2024
6-Mar-2024
Trail hike
Prairie Mtn - W.Ridge Loop

Three hardy hikers experienced Prairie Mountain at its very best: fresh snow draping the trees, blue sky, and zero other hikers. Ravens provided su more...

Week of 22-Feb-2024 to 28-Feb-2024
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Activity
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24-Feb,
2024
24-Feb-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Amiskwi Lodge

A meter of new snow . Too much snow . The downs were at times spectacular .The ups in knee deep snow exhaustingly hard work. We paid the price for more...

28-Feb,
2024
28-Feb-2024
Trail hike
Merlin View loop

It was a great day for a foothills hike - 20 degrees warmer than the previous day! Highlights included lots of sun, no need to wear spikes, and a c more...

25-Feb,
2024
25-Feb-2024
Trail hike
Cross Conservation Area, Paradise Trail loop

As we drove up the hill to the parking lot at Cross Conservation Area, we entered the fog. Although the fog gradually dissipated, it wasn’t u more...

23-Feb,
2024
23-Feb-2024
Trail hike
Eagle Hill

Many thanks to all that came before us and packed down the trail leaving it in good hiking condition. At a moderate no rush pace we made to the top more...

22-Feb,
2024
22-Feb-2024
Off-Trail skiing
Sunshine PL Quartz Hill Pass

In a winter of very low snow precipitation, there have been negligible day backcountry trips by Ramblers. This was an attempt to remedy this. Stric more...