2017 FIELD TRIPS
Note: For all ANPC sponsored field trips, participants must sign a form to acknowledge that they have discussed the risks that are associated with their trip.
WHITEHORSE WILDLAND PARK: CARDINAL DIVIDE and PROSPECT CREEK
Please contact Kristen to sign up (email@example.com)
Whitehorse Wildland Provincial Park includes about 174 km2 on the eastern side of Jasper National Park. Its subalpine habitats are home to a very diverse plant population including several rare species and stunning mountain views.
Date,Time and Location: Saturday July 8th and Sunday July 9th starting at 9:30 a.m.
The main plant walk will take place July 8th at Prospect Creek, and an additional morning hike will take place at the Cardinal Divide on Sunday July 9th.
Directions: The meeting location will be in Cadomin, AB (about 300 km from Edmonton or 60 km south of Hinton). Exact meeting location will be announced to folks that sign up.
Overnight accommodation: Cadomin Motel has limited accommodation so early booking is essential. Most of the rooms have limited cooking facilities (eg. microwave). There are no other eating places in the village, so come prepared! Nearest other hotels are located in Edson or Hinton.
Camping is available at Watson Ck, 7 km north of Cadomin, or Whitehorse Recreation Area, 5 km south of Cadomin.
What to Bring: Bring your backpack and personal field gear (weather appropriate clothing, sturdy boots, first aid, bug spray, sunscreen, snacks, water, plant ID gear, etc). This is a mountain climate, so bring layers for all temperatures. Be sure to bring lunch and enough snacks and water for a full day. The local store has very limited choice so it’s best to bring your own supplies. Also, be sure to fill your vehicle with gas in Edson or Hinton.