Regarding COVID-19: Due to the numbers placed on gathering restrictions, we need your cooperation in only signing up for events that you can truly commit to attending.
Masks are mandatory when gathering at the beginning and end of our events. Additionally, we strongly recommend masks be worn during the activity (but are not required as long as physical distance is being maintained) - if group members are closer than 6 feet apart they MUST wear a mask covering their mouth and nose. Please review our full COVID-19 policy and safety practices here.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER: BY MIDNIGHT, TWO DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT (June 22)
PLEASE READ THE REQUIREMENTS AND ALL DETAILS BELOW PRIOR TO REGISTRATION
Happy Trails Hikes are about movement, connection, and getting out on to the trails in or around Winnipeg during the week. This series of hikes, happening on select weeknight evenings is open to all levels and is designed to connect with like-minded individuals from the Backcountry Women community.
Event leaders: Keli Hutton. Click for more information
Arrival Time: by 6:30 PM. We will begin the hike no later than 6:45 PM. The time arranged allows for you to have time to attend to personal needs such as organizing your gear and for the leaders to share information with the group.
Location: The Wild Grape and Elm Trails in Beaudry Provincial Park follow the south bank of the Assiniboine River. The park features river bottom forest including large basswood, cottonwood and maple trees, tall grass prairie and plentiful wildlife including deer, owls and muskrat. Backcountry Women acknowledges that this hike will take place on Treaty 1 Territory.
A valid Manitoba Parks pass is required; a reminder that it must be purchased online.
Overall Difficulty Rating: Due to the factors mentioned below, this activity is rated a 1/5.
This rating is subject to change based on prevailing conditions at the time of the activity, including but not limited to weather.
Duration/Distance: Approximately 5.1 km. These trails take about 1.5 hours to complete.
Experience: All skill levels are welcome. You should have the ability to walk with the group (while physically distancing) at a moderate, steady pace for the duration of the activity. Appropriate footwear and layered clothing is required.
Terrain: Relatively flat. It can be muddy in some areas.
Pace: This activity will be at a steady, moderate pace.
Please leave dogs at home.
Further details will be provided to registered participants. Participants are responsible for having a valid e-mail address, communicating with the event organizer regarding any changes in attendance, and for checking e-mail prior to an event.
Registering for this event secures you a spot and fees are non-refundable and no credits will be issued, unless under exceptional circumstances. If you are no longer able to attend, please see our Cancellation Policy.