WE HAVE REACHED OUR CAPACITY FOR THIS TRIP.
If you would like to join us again up Mount Ward on July 1, please RSVP.
Mount Ward often goes unnoticed within the Crowsnest Pass and the attraction to this hike isn't the mountain itself, but what can be seen from it.
This hike will take us first to Window Mountain Lake and then beyond. We'll stop for lunch at the col of Mount Ward with spectacular views of Window Mountain, Crowsnest Mountain, and the Seven Sisters and then continue a short distance to the summit. This hike does feature some scrambling but is an excellent, low exposure introduction to scrambling if you haven't done any before.
PLEASE INDICATE "GOING" IN THIS EVENT ON FACEBOOK IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDING: https://www.facebook.com/events/1106420912901029/
Or you can RSVP by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Code of Conduct: http://crowsnestoutdoors.com/codeofconduct/
Trip Ratings: http://crowsnestoutdoors.com/trip-ratings/
Difficulty Level: Difficult (scrambling involved)
Distance: 5.5 km one way (11 km return)
Elevation Gain: 950 metres
Time and Location: Meet at Gazebo Park (Blairmore), no later than 8:30 AM. The trail-head is a 30 minute drive, which we will carpool to after a brief safety chat.
Expected Trip Length: 6 - 7 hours (+ driving time)
- Appropriate clothing (layers) for the weather (we could see +20 and sunny or a gale force winds and a snow-capped summit)
- Proper hiking footwear
- Lunch, snacks, and water
- Bear spray
Optional, but Recommended Gear:
- Helmet (a bike helmet is better than nothing)
- Hiking poles
- First aid kit