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Gwynne Section

August 28 @ 9:45 am 3:00 pm MDT

This week’s outing is 7km round-trip along the Gwynne Section to the Gwynne Ski Hill.

The huge valley starting at Gwynne and containing the Battle River as it flows eastward across Alberta, was created in a few days. At the end of the last ice age, glacier water trapped by ice formed huge Lake Edmonton. The water finally broke through the ice at Gwynne and the whole lake emptied, creating the magnificent valley we will overlook. The pictures from October 4th, 2020.

The hike will leave from A57 on Highway 822 at about 10:00 a.m.. Participants should 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 46-47 (Gwynne Section) & 115 (Chickadee Trail)or contact the Hike Leader, JoAnne B. & Lee S.

Details

Date:
August 28
Time:
9:45 am – 3:00 pm MDTw
Event Category:

Organizer

JoAnne B. & Lee S.
Phone:
780-487-0645
Email:
joanneandlee@yahoo.com

Meet at Trailhead – We do not provide organized car pooling. However, participants are encouraged to make their own car pooling arrangements.

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.