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. Click on “Register for a Trip” for information on how to join us for a trip.

uDrive August 7

August 7, 2020
Registration is:
General Information:

A1:  Wind Ridge 985 m elevation gain and 14.5 km round trip. Expect to take 5.5 hrs.

Trailhead: Pigeon Mountain/Mount Allen parking lot near Dead Man Flats.   It is accessed by exiting into Dead Man Flats off hwy 1 and taking 2nd avenue over hwy 1 up to the parking lot. Although issues not expected, bring your N95 masks just in case there are not enough parking spots and we have to car pool from Dead Man Flats 2 kms away.

Start time: 9:00 am.   Expected return time ~2:30 pm.

B1: Frozen Lake/Fox Lake in Kananaskis.  16 km roundtrip,  500 m vertical. Trail reports from Alltrails indicate it should be dry enough up there now.

Trailhead: Elk Pass parking lot

Start time: 8:30 am

B2: Nihahi Ridge in Elbow Valley. 11-12 Km round trip and ~300 m elevation – a nice hike with a variety of terrain and great views.
Trailhead: Day use parking lot just before the Little Elbow Campground at the end of Hwy #66.
Start time: 9:30 am near the biffy/outhouse.

C: Fish Creek Park.  We will park at Bow Valley Ranch parking lot which is the first right turn when in the Park at the bottom of Bow Bottom Trail S.E.

Start time: 9:30 am

To go on any of the hikes posted on this page, you need to register and drive yourself to the trailhead. If you are a guest, or a member who has forgotten who is coordinating the hike, contact Pat King at king-pd@shaw.ca.  Do not use the Register button below and do not contact the Monthly Bus Coordinator.


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 Sheryl Myden - phone # 403-293-1633 or by Email - sherylmyden@hotmail.com if you have any inquiries.
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Upcoming Trips
SUMMER: SUNSHINE VILLAGE: Eiohippus Lake / Quartz Hill / Rock Isle
August 14, 2020
SUMMER: ELBOW VALLEY: Forget-me-not Ridge / Little Elbow Trail
August 21, 2020
SUMMER: KANANASKIS VALLEY: Memorial Lakes / Ribbon Creek
August 28, 2020