CORE: A Hiking Club… and More

Hiking – Scrambling – Urban Walks – Cycling – Skiing – Snowshoeing – Camping – Social Events

Welcome to CORE. Organized in 1999, we are a smaller club of active members of varying ages. Our primary activities are hiking and snowshoeing, though we also have active participation in scrambling, urban walks, cycling, skiing, camping, and social events.

HOT ON THE TRAILS:

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Lake Louise Shuttle

Note to Hike Coordinators planning on weekend and holidays trips to trails starting at Lake Louise, Parks Canada sometimes closes the road to Upper Lake Louise to further car traffic, offering a free weekend shuttle service from lower to upper Lake Louise starting Canada Day, July 1st to Labour Day, September 5th. The shuttle service departs from the Lake Louise overflow parking lot located 5 km east of Lake Louise, and operates between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. MDT. 06:00 PM is the last bus out. Note that the shuttle DOES NOT go to Moraine Lake, except for a short period on weekends from September 10th to September 25th, 2016 for the WonderFall festival and larch viewing. ...more info...

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Monthly Meeting

Presentation - Wildlife Safety and Personal Preparedness in the Wilderness

Presenter: Justin Howse - Operations Manager at Norseman Outdoor Specialist 

Norseman - Wilderness Safety   The guest presenter will be Justin Howse, an IGA Professional Interpretive Hiking Guide. Wildlife safety and personal preparedness are among the most common issues for hikers in the Canadian Rockies. Justin will be covering proper wildlife safety and personal care to help you stay safe during your hiking adventures. Topics such as bear safety, tick management, dehydration and personal care will be touched on throughout the evening. Justin has spent much of his lifetime in the many wild places of this country. He is trained in Wilderness First Aid, has a diploma in Biological Sciences, and years of Wilderness Survival Training. He is currently the Operations Manager at Norseman Outdoor Specialist. Ice climbing, hiking and snowboarding are some of the ways he enjoys spending his time in the Canadian Rockies.

Please join us at:

Scarboro Community Centre

1727 14th Avenue S.W.

Tues. July 26, 2016, 7:00 pm

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CORE Newsletters and Adventure Posts:

Complete list of CORE Newsletters and Adventure stories .


  • Butler Creek 2015

CORE Photo Tour

Visit our Photo Albums for more pictures of our summer and winter activities

TWITTER TWEETS: 

The C.O.R.E. Twitter feed represents selected events that may be of interest to the outdoor community. The events and organizations noted are not sponsored nor recommended by C.O.R.E., and are for information only.

Feature Photo: Hailstone Butte Hike August 2015

Feature Photo: Hailstone Butte Hike August 2015

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