CANCELLATION NOTICE: 2020 Sunshine Meadows Hike and Yoga day trip with Explore More - Hike and Yoga
DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION AND RESTRICTIONS SURROUNDING COVID-19, THE SUNSHINE GONDOLA IS NOT RUNNING THIS SUMMER AND WE WILL BE SUBSTITUTING AN ALTERNATIVE TRIP. DETAILS COMING SOON.
Stretch your perspective...
Explore More Hike and Yoga offers full-day, all-inclusive hiking and yoga excursions departing Calgary. Join us on one of our trips to explore the mountains and our inner selves.
The trip from Calgary to our hike and yoga destinations offers beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy the journey as much as the destination while travelling in the comfort in our Nissan NV 3500 van.
Saturday trips to Kananaskis Country, Peter Lougheed Park and Banff area leaving Calgary @ 7:00am
Join us for a day of exploring Alberta's beautiful mountains and our inner selves.
return transportation from Calgary
one-hour yoga class with certified instructor
lunch (vegetarian option available on request)
6:45 -7:00 AM: For those registered for transportion, gather at Chinook LRT (free parking), load up Big Red and hit the road
9:30 AM: To meet us on the "trail", find us under Canadian flag near the Gondola line
11:30 AM / 12:00 PM: Break for lunch, take photos, chat
12:30 / 1:00 PM: Head back to trail head
2:30 / 3:00 PM: Yoga class*
3:30/ 4:00 PM : Depart for Calgary
6:00 / 6:30 PM: Arrive Chinook LRT, Calgary
After enjoying the 20 minute scenic ride up the Gondola, and breathing deeply in the fresh air from the open air chair lift to the top, we arrive on the Sunshine Meadows trail; one of the most scenic trips from Sunshine Village. Come stand on top of the world and be transported to a different plane of existence as we hike from the top of the Standish Chair Lift through the meadow in the valley and back to Sunshine Village
Length: 3 hours each way
Elevation gain: 4150 m/ 500 ft
Maximum Elevation: 2360 m
Please bring plenty of water, a yoga mat**, sunscreen, snacks, and dress in layers and appropriately for the weather (note that the temperature can drop significantly with higher elevation).
* If the weather permits, the yoga portion will be held where we hike, before we leave the park. If weather does not permit (too cold or raining) we will hold an optional 6 pm yoga class at a studio after returning to Calgary
**Yoga mat is provided, however if you prefer more cushion for your practice, please feel free to bring your favorite mat.
Registration (closes 24h before departure).
Chinook LRT Station (Departure) (View)
153-229 61 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2H 0G6
|Minimum Age: 12|