Snowshoe + Lake Louise Ice Sculptures + Dinner - Sat, Jan 21 2012

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The Basics:
Event Type:Snow Shoe
Event Location: Lake Louise
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 21 2012  12:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: 10:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jan 21 2012 9:00:00 AM
Event Duration:~4-5 hours + travel time
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Jorinda
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Maximum No. Guests:1
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


FRAGRANCE FREE, PLEASE... chemical and fragrance sensitivities. Thanks. :)

UPDATE AT JAN 18 - TEMPS GOOD FOR SATURDAY, TALKED TO PARKS OFFICE, BOOM LAKE AVALANCHE THREAT VERY LOW. Unless it is below -12 in Banff Saturday morning, this event will go ahead.

We'll head into Lake Louise and eat our lunch there and tour the ice sculpture competition.

We shall then snowshoe at Boom Lake

Distance: 10.2 km
Eelvation: 175m

On the way home we'll stop for dinner at Patrino's in Canmore.

Required Items to Bring:
- Snow Shoes - Poles (with snow baskets) - Hiking boots + gaiters, or winter boots - Rentals are available, if required, at U of C Outdoor Centre. - easy to eat lunch & snack items, water or warm beverages - layered clothing!
Recommended Items to Bring:

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Follow the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy. 1) from Calgary to the Lake Louise turn-off. Follow the signs for Lake Louise and Park at the Chateau. Walk up the short path to the lakeshore - you will see the boathouse to your left and the Chateau to your right. Wait there for the group.

To Boom Lakes: Take Highway #1 west to Castle Junction. Take the Radium hot Springs exit and take highway #93 south for about 7 km. The trailhead parking is at Boom Creek Picnic Area.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):380Km
Carpool Departure Time: 10:30 AM
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $121.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Thursday, June 1, 2023). This is based on $0.16/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Alternately your carpool driver may choose to split the maintenance cost plus the actual gas cost among all in the vehicle. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual cost among all people in the vehicle.

If the forecast is for extremely cold temperatures or heavy snow, the event will be either cancelled or re-scheduled.

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!