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Happy Trails Hike

  • Fri, March 05, 2021
  • 1:45 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Sturgeon Creek Greenway Trail, Winnipeg
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(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

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 (MARCH 3) 

Happy Trails Hikes are about movement, connection and getting out on the trails in or around Winnipeg during the week. This series of hikes, happening select weekdays is open to all levels and designed to connect us with others. Some hikes will have a theme and others are just an opportunity to get active outdoors while connecting with like-minded women from the Backcountry Women community.

Event leader: Kate Rudge Click for more information!

Arrival Time: 1:45 PM. We will begin the hike no later than 2:00 PM. The time arranged allows for you to have time to attend to personal needs such as organizing your gear and for the event leader to share information with the group. 

Location: Sturgeon Creek Greenway Trail follows the creek through habitat that is home to more than 30 fish species, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and more. 

This trail is suitable for all mobility levels and close to bus routes. There are numerous points of interest along the way. Details of meetup location will be sent to registered participants.  

Backcountry Women acknowledges that this hike will take place on Treaty 1 Territory. 

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 6km. This trail takes about 1-1.5 hours to complete.

Experience: All skill and mobility levels are welcome. You should have the ability to travel with the group (while physically distancing) at a slow to moderate, steady pace for the duration of the activity.   Appropriate footwear and layered clothing is required.

Terrain: Relatively flat; asphalt trail along Sturgeon Creek passes through an urban green space. We will turn around prior to reaching an area of crushed limestone trail (at Hamilton Ave.)There are no windbreaks along this route so please be sure to dress accordingly with layers and wear or bring an extra windbreaker or rain jacket with you.

Pace: This activity will be at a slow-moderate, steady pace.


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.

This event allows cancellation no less than 2 days before start of event. If you are no longer able to attend, please see our Cancellation Policy.

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