Grant Macewan Mountain club

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Mount Solomon Beginner Hike

  • 04 June 2022
  • 05 June 2022
  • Mt. Solomon near Hinton


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Organizer: Bozena Pomorski

Activity Type: Day Hiking

Difficulty Rating: Beginner day hike. 10.3 km loop trail, takes average 4 hours to complete. I am planning for 5-6 hours.

Itinerary: Arrive Friday, June 3 evening or Saturday morning. Hike Saturday, June 4 & return Sunday, June 5, 2022 after a short hike in the area.

Where: near Hinton. 10.3 km loop trail, takes average 4 hours to complete. I am planning for 5-6 hours as we won't be rushing and we will take a long lunch break at the top to enjoy the amazing views.

Trail starts at the Black Cat Ranch - How to Get to the Black Cat Ranch (

(Check the description carefully. Print or take the picture of the map with directions to the start of trail at the Black Cat Ranch.)

Participants can stay at the Jasper Gates RV campground (Jasper Gates Resort & RV | Just Minutes from Jasper National Park. Book your stay today.) or in a hotel. You can join us for one day only or two, depending on your schedule.

We will meet at the Jasper Gates Resort & RV Campground at 10:00 am (main parking lot by the office) and start the hike after a short drive to the Black Cat Ranch.

Trail #18 will take us to the top. We will return back by taking trail # 9 which is easier and not as steep.

Mount Solomon - Alberta, Canada | AllTrails

Who: Beginner and intermediate hikers are welcome - an opportunity for hikers of various levels to start the season and enjoy new area close to Hinton. Let's start the season by trying something new and warm up slowly for Summer Adventures!

We can plan Saturday or Sunday dinner in Hinton or at the Brewery at the Jasper Gates depending on the group preferences. Let's organize fire and some snacks after the hike at the campground for our group.

Prerequisites / Courses Required: None
Here are some ideas for something to do on Sunday. Things to Do in the Area | Jasper Gates Resort & RV

Required items to bring: Camping Gear if camping, Bear Spray, Hiking Gear, Hiking Poles, Boots, Spikes, Rain Gear, Laughter and lots of humor.

As per club guidelines, participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodations and transportation.

Please refer to the GMMC Policies regarding Animals, Carpooling, Accommodation, and Cancellation.

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