2017 Mountain Experience Ride June 1st

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This mountain trip has something for every rider and every level. Sign up for three days for out and back rides from the Lake Louise Hi-Hostel located in Lake Louise village or four days to include the Icefield Parkway to Sunwapta Pass. These rides except the ride up the Icefield Parkway to Jasper can be tailored to your ambition and ability. There is great scenery in all directions. Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and the valley of the ten peaks, Emerald Lake, the Spiral tunnels, and Bow Lake. If you’re lucky you ‘ll see the 2 nd cutest animal in the world, hear the call of the varied thrush and watch the antics of the Whiskey Jack and Clark’s nutcracker. There is a good possibility of seeing a bear.





Schedule and ride options:



Distance (km)

3- & 4-day rideThursday June 1stRoad TripSaskatoon - Hi-Hostel, Lake Louise803 km
 Friday June 2ndHighway 1 West

From Hi-Hostel to Field & Emerald Lake. 

Optional: hike around Emerald Lake

75 km 
 Saturday June 3rdHighway 1A

From Hi-Hostel to Banff

                             to Johnston Canyon

                              to Castle Junction

115 km

65 km 

53 km 

3-day rideSunday June 4th Icefield Parkway

To Bow Lake and Num Ti Jah Lodge

To Bow Summit

80 km

90 km 

 Monday June 5thRoad TripReturn to Saskatoon 
4-day rideSunday June 4thIcefield Parkway

To Bow Lake and Num Ti Jah Lodge

continue over Bow Summit to Rampart Creek Hostel

40 km

93 km

 Monday June 5thIcefield Parkway

Options depend on weather and interest

Rampart Creek Hostel over Sunwapta Pass to Sunwapta Falls Rocky Mountain Resort with van shuttle back to Lake Louise


cycle to Lake Louise


88 km



93 km


 Tuesday June 6thRoad TripReturn to Saskatoon 


Some more details:
  • Accommodation: 4 nights at Lake Louise Hi-Hostel for 3 day ride. The 4-day ride option includes 3 nights at Lake Louise Hi-Hostel, 1 night at Rampart Creek Hi-Hostel, and a final night back at Lake Louise

  • Meals: Riders will need to provide most of their own meal except for lunches. There will be a group evening meal provided to celebrate the adventures

  • Transportation: drive-yourself and carpooling (there will be a meeting closer to leaving date to organize carpooling).

  • Costs: ~300-425 depending on length of trip. This includes accommodation, lunches and the group meal. A $150 deposit is required at time of registration











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