Trails Fest at the Canmore Nordic Centre - Sunday, Jun 11, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Social 
Event Location: Canmore Nordic Centre (988 Olympic Way, Canmore, AB T1W 2T6) 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 10:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 11:00 PM  
Event Duration: 5 Hours 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Vincent Zafra

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 200
Maximum No. Guests: 200
Minimum Group Size: 200
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 200
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No



Trails Fest is an opportunity for us to engage in a fun day of all things trails related. Learn about cool trail projects, explore diverse trail related clubs, groups and associations, and take part in facilitated trail activities, workshops and presentations. Visit the event page here

Event Itinerary

10:00 - 2:00

Connect with over 30 Clubs & Organizations, Screen ‘Living with Wildlife’


Welcome from MLA Cam Westhead for Banff – Cochrane and Canmore Town Councillor Ed Russel, BBQ Lunch (free, first come first serve)

1:30 - 3:00

Guided Activities and Workshops (hiking, biking, trail running, orienteering, and more...).

Workshop SignUp

click on the topic you are interested in and register. All workshops are free of charge and begin at 1:30 pm.

Bear Necessities

Monitoring Human Use of Wildlife Corridors in the Bow Valley around Canmore

Introduction to Orienteering

Map Reading Skills

WildSmart on the Trail

Trail Crew Orientation

Maintaining Historic Horse Trails

How to Get There:
Event Directions:  
  1. Merge onto Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W
  2. Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W and take exit 89 from Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W toward Canmore/Town Centre
  3. Follow Palliser Trail in Canmore.
  4. Continue on Palliser Trail. Take Railway Ave and Three Sisters Pkwy/AB-742 to Olympic Way in Kananaskis

Regsitration via the ACC calendar is not required to attend this external event.

For any further questions, do not hesitate to contact Vince via email ( or via text (403.561.0988)

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

Trip Feedback
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 11:00 PM.