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Battle River (A60) to Schnee Hill
October 6, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 3:00 pm MDT
This hike of 10.4 km is along the stunning Battle River. This huge river valley was created at the end of the last ice age when the melt water that created Lake Edmonton broke through the ice and drained the huge lake in just a few days. The pictures from October 15th, 2017.
We’ll be starting from the “A60” at about 10 a.m. From Highway 13 take the ‘South Bittern Lake Road’ for 5½km – “A60” is ~300m after crossing bridge just before turn going back uphill. Please park before the row of trees, ~200m from the bridge (without blocking the farm road) to allow vehicles to make it through the turn safely.
Hikers on a bridge built by Waskahegan Trail volunteers. Seems sturdy enough….
You could enjoy glorious views by owning that house, or enjoy them for free along the Waskahegan Trail!…
The Battle River in its huge valley…
Beautiful fields to wander through…
A pleasant and inspiring hike with good company…. 🙂
In Edmonton we will meet at the Century Park ‘Park & Ride’ (‘Free Parking’ Section I, near the 109th Street Entrance/Exit) and carpool leaving at 9 a.m. Participants may proceed there directly on their own, but should check the website prior to departure in case of a change.
If you are new to WTA hikes, then you should visit the Guided Hikes webpage for essential information. For further information specific to this hike, refer to The Waskahegan Trail Guide Book, pages 48-49, or contact the Hike Leader – JoAnne B. & Lee S. via e-mail or 780-487-0645.
The current Government of Alberta COVID-19 public health action plan indicates that all COVID-19 public health measures have been lifted. However, WTA group event attendees are encouraged to assess and manage their personal risk.