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August 2016

Cancelled -Maintenance: Trappers & Ross Creek reroute

August 31, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Cancelled due to wet conditions and rain in the area. Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 101. For the section Trappers to Oster Lake, we need to finish a short section near the park fence near Trappers Lake and adjust the new ladder on the fence. We will not be clearing within Elk Island park at this time. After Trappers we will drive to Ross Creek and we will be working on a reroute in Ross…

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September 2016

Maintenance: Kopp Lake start

September 7, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 27 We will move onto Kopp Lake at A34 and clear across to the wet areas before the middle that likely need boardwalks. We will work on the boardwalks before clearing more trail, using wood previously left there.  We will finish the following Wednesday. Call or email Karen to say you are coming. If you decide last minute just show up at McDonald’s. Please bring your lunch, water, wear older…

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Maintenance: Kopp Lake

September 14, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 27 We will mow, chainsaw, clip, add signage and clear debris. Some shingles are needed on the middle bridge. Distance is 4.7km. We will also finish anything left from the previous Wednesday. (ie boardwalks) Call or email Karen to say you are coming. If you decide last minute just show up at McDonald’s. Please bring your lunch, water, wear older clothes and be prepared for hiking. Workers are insured by…

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Cancelled -Maintenance: Ministik Berg A88 to the ponds

September 17, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Cancelled due to rain this morning and possibility this afternoon, wet conditions not good for equipment. Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 77 Maintenance work crew to be made up largely from the Canadian Rockies Meetup group members that have volunteered. We go one way from A88 to the road with mower, chain saw, signing and clipping, clearing debris. In the meantime drivers and others will start at the road after dropping off the first group…

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Maintenance: Battle R A60 to Schnee hill

September 21, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 49 We will mow, chainsaw, clip, add signage and clear debris. A stile needs replacing.  Distance is 5.3km. Call or email Karen to say you are coming. If you decide last minute just show up at McDonald’s. Please bring your lunch, water, wear older clothes and be prepared for hiking. Workers are insured by WCB. Transportation is provided by Waskahegan. We also treat you to a coffee and a muffin…

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Maintenance: Battle River Gwynne

September 28, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 47 We will mow, chainsaw, clip, add signage and clear debris. .  Distance is 3.6km. Call or email Karen to say you are coming. If you decide last minute just show up at McDonald’s. Please bring your lunch, water, wear older clothes and be prepared for hiking. Workers are insured by WCB. Transportation is provided by Waskahegan. We also treat you to a coffee and a muffin afterwards.

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October 2016

Maintenance: Miquelon A84 Boardwalks & Kopp L

October 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 67 & 27 We need to finish lengthening the boardwalks near A84 at Miquelon. Kopp Lake at A35 needs a new stile and the first bridge needs replacing. We could move the old wood to wet spots further down the trail. Call or email Karen to say you are coming. If you decide last minute just show up at McDonald’s. Please bring your lunch, water, wear older clothes and be…

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Maintenance: Battle R. A60 boardwalks (cancelled/date changed!)

October 12, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0

Date changed as October 12th in the country will be snowy still in the morning, and then melted snow later which will make it wet & muddy & therefore less safe on the trail and access roads. Forecast for Wednesday October 19th looks more promising.

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Maintenance: Battle R. A60 (Cancelled)

October 19, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Cancelled as snow in the country around Edmonton and forecasts for Camrose indicate our season has come to an end. See you next year! Date changed as October 12th in the country will be snowy still in the morning, and then melted snow which will make it wet & muddy & therefore less safe on the trail and access roads. Forecast for Wednesday October 19th looks more promising. With wood left there and taking a cart full of wood with…

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Maintenance: Ross Creek (Cancelled)

October 26, 2016 @ 8:50 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
McDonald’s 82 Ave & 75 St., 7419 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, Ab T6B 0G3 Canada
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Cancelled as snow in the country around Edmonton and forecasts indicate our season has come to an end. See you next year! Trail Maintenance:   call Karen 780-642-6372 See guide book p. 105 There are a few boardwalks that need fixing or extending A109 to A112. Call or email Karen to say you are coming. If you decide last minute just show up at McDonald’s. Please bring your lunch, water, wear older clothes and be prepared for hiking. Workers are…

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