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 (MAY 11)
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 leader: Chelsea Owasi and Christina Hiebert Click for more information
Arrival Time: by 6:45 PM. We will begin the hike no later than 7:00 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: Sage Creek Trails. We do not need to venture far to connect with nature. Winnipeg has a number of active transportation routes, including in the newer community of Sage Creek. The pathway winds through natural prairie grass and ponds in an urban setting with a surprising variety of prairie wildlife!
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: The walk will be up to two hours in length and distance will be approximately 6 KM.
Experience: Have the ability to walk with the group (while physically distancing) at a slow to moderate pace for the duration of the activity and come to the activity with appropriate outerwear and layers. Be comfortable hiking in the dark and have a light source with you to use if / when needed.
Terrain: Packed limestone, gravel, and asphalt. Trail is suitable for all levels.
Pace: This activity will be at a slow to moderate pace.
Reach out to Chelsea if you are interested in bringing your dog. Please review dog policy here.
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.