Welcome to Skrastins Outdoor Club

Skrastins provides hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and winter walking activities in the foothills and mountains west of Calgary most Fridays of the year. Bus transportation is provided, with pickup locations in the southwest and northwest. We divide into groups to accommodate different levels of fitness and speed.

We welcome new members who are aged 55+ and guests of any age.

Please look around our website to better understand what we offer. Guests are welcome to register online for the guest waitlist for the upcoming trip by clicking on the "JOIN US" button near the top of this page. Members, after login, just scroll down the page and click on the “Register ” button.  Registration opens at noon on Friday seven days prior to the trip.  Registration closes at 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the trip.

KANANASKIS VALLEY: Baldy Pass/Lusk Creek (June/Sept)²⁰²³

May 31, 2024
Registration is:
General Information:

Hike Options (Distance and Elevation approx.)

Dropoffs: Baldy Day Use Area for As and B1s and Lusk Creek Day Use for B2s and Cs

A1Baldy Pass to Lusk Creek Day Use Area: 14.5km, elev 550m

A2: Baldy Pass to Lusk Creek Day Use Area: 14.5km, elev 550m

B1: Baldy Pass to Lusk Creek Day Use Area: 14.5km, elev 550m

B2(fast): Lusk Creek Day Use to Lusk Pass: 12.6km, elev 470m

B2(slow): Lusk Creek Day Use to Lusk Pass: 12.6km, elev 470m

C: Lusk Creek Day Use to Corral: 8km, elev 190m

C(alternative): Lusk Creek Interpretive Trail: 6.8km, elev 145m


Bus Drop: Baldy Day Use Area, Lusk Creek Day Use Area

Bus Pickup: Lusk Creek Day Use Area

Bathroom break: Stoney Nakoda Casino

Shelter options: Bus (remains at Lusk Creek Day Use Area)

Estimated time on trail: 5 hrs

Estimated Return Time: 5:00 PM



Departure Information:
Regular pickup locations and times: 7:45 AM Grey Eagle Casino – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive SW, 8:00 AM Montgomery Community Association – 16th Ave & Home Road NW
Monthly Bus Coordinator:
Contact Rod Wilkinson by Email rodmwilkinson@gmail.com if you have any inquiries.
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Upcoming Trips
KANANASKIS VALLEY: Barrier lake Fire Lookout (Apr/May)*
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ELBOW VALLEY – Nihahi Ridge/Little Elbow(May/Sep)
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Bow Valley: Pigeon Mountain and Wind Ridge
June 21, 2024