Board Meeting – March 2022

Zoom Web Meeting

Members are always welcome to attend our board meetings. Find out what’s going on behind the scenes as we talk about and plan our trail maintenance, hiking events, and everything else we do to help our members get the most of their involvement and to keep our the trail and the association thriving. If you ... Read more

River Valley Loop

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

Note: updated following scouting the hike on March 15th. We will meet at the parking lot at the Forest Heights Park (parking lot for the tennis courts at 103 Avenue and 84 Street) at about 10:15 a.m., with the hike leaving promptly at 10:30. Participants should check the website prior to departure in case of ... Read more

Hike Committee Meeting (ZOOM Web Meeting)

Zoom Web Meeting

Note: Our hike leaders & other members will get together ZOOM call to develop the 2022 Spring-Summer (early May to early November) weekly hike schedule and associated trail maintenance schedule. We had intended to meet in the common area at the Southgate Mall but construction in the area limited access & it now closes at ... Read more

Mactaggart Sanctuary

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

This weeks hike has Johanne & Dennis leading us through some of their favourite sections of the Mactaggart Sanctuary. Picture from Johanne & Dennis scouting the area. We'll meet at the Mactaggart Sanctuary Trail Parking Lot on 23rd Ave at about 10:15 a.m. The hike will leave from the parking lot at 10:30 and we ... Read more

Annual General Meeting

Zoom Web Meeting

https://waskahegantrail.ca/2022/03/18/2022-annual-general-meeting/

Southend Saunders Lake (A33 to A30)

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

This hike, 9.8 km round trip, follows the shoreline, giving views of waterbirds and red tailed hawks, with a deer being a bonus. We'll meet at the trail head beside Rollyview Road at the end of Saunders Lake at 9:45 a.m. (parking area across the highway). The hike will leave from 'A33' at 10:00. The ... Read more

East Battle River (Duhamel) to Rest & Be Thankful Hill

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

Traditionally our first out of town hike of the season & a glorious way to start spring. The hike follows the Battle River east towards Stoney Creek and Camrose. It starts by following the river, low in the valley across open grassland, but eventually winds its way up out of the valley, stepping over a ... Read more

Blackmud Creek

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

We'll meet at the strip mall parking lot at James Mowatt Trail/Ellerslie Road (in front of Dollarama & Starbucks) at 9:45 a.m. The hike will leave from at 10:00. The pictures from April 12th, 2015. We’ll be largely following the route of a recent “Northern Lights Walking Club”, starting from the parking lot, going down ... Read more

Cloverlawn (A39 towards Stan’s Bench/A38 & Mud Lake)

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

The "Cloverlawn" hike a modification of 3 favourites (Stan's Bench, Source of the Blackmud & Coal Lake North End) to accommodate a lost section of the trail along Mud Lake (as we can no longer get all the way to "Mix Stopover"). We'll meet at the trail head "A39" (on Township Road 483A) at 9:45 ... Read more

Ministik A87 to Horseshoe Lake & “Smell The Roses”

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

This will be one of our hikes within the Ministik Bird Sanctuary. We'll all be starting "A87" (Spilstead Access) going towards Knull Lake. There will be two groups, with: the Smell The Roses group will have a more leisurely pace to the end on Knull Lake (~6km round trip) taking in the views, examining the ... Read more

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.