Uplift Adventures has partnered with some of the best chefs in southern Alberta! Dawn and Mark Rigby, who own Country Encounters (Bed and Breakfast) and Encounters Wine Bar and Small Plate Kitchen. We are thrilled to bring some the best of the best to you. Pair this with an interpretive hike and you have yourself a wonderful and educational adventure.

Please book your adventure at least one week in advance. You are welcome to call us to check availability if you are booking within the week.

 

Brunch & Hike

Enjoy a gourmet brunch specially cooked to fuel you for your adventure. Indulge in the savoury food at one of Crowsnest Pass’ most heartening Bed and Breakfasts, Country Encounters. On this adventure, we will explore a unique and historical part of Crowsnest Pass and escape on the journey that the miners walked every day to work.

Must have a minimum of 4 people booked for adventure to occur.


BRUNCH & HIKE

Join on this special brunch and hike. Enjoy a gourmet brunch specially cooked to fuel you for your adventure. Indulge in the savoury food at one of Crowsnest Pass’ most heartening Bed and Breakfasts, Country Encounters. On this adventure, we will explore a unique and historical part of Crowsnest Pass and escape on the journey that the miners walked every day to work. On this experience, you will find yourself engaging all of your senses as you learn about the history, biodiversity and geology of Crowsnest Pass. Even locals who have attended this experience gain a new appreciation for a trail they have hiked several times.

Is this the adventure for you? You will like this adventure, if you are someone who likes to learn while going on a leisurely adventure. The adventure is rated as easy with short sections of uphill/downhill.

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:

10:30am | Meet at Country Encounters

10:45 - 11:45am | Brunch

11:45 - 12pm | Change into adventure clothes

12 - 3pm | Interpretive Hike

INCLUDED:

* Brunch at local BnB

* On-trail snacks & beverages
* Safety equipment, such as bear spray, first aid kit, and emergency communication devices
* Use of hiking poles (upon request)

* Your local, professional guide

* Small group sizes

PRICE: $89/person + GST

PLEASE NOTE:

** Shuttle services can be arranged at an addition cost. Please inquire prior to the event.

Event can be cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Minimum of 4 people for this exclusion adventure to happen.

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Hike, Wine & Dine

We will explore a beautiful creek bed that is rich in the history and culture of Crowsnest Pass. Allow our guide to tell stories while experiencing the unique ecosystem and take in the views at this local’s favourite outdoor spot. After building up an appetite, pick from a variety of small plates designed especially for your adventure. Pair it with one of the our carefully chosen wines and you have the recipe for a perfect evening.


HIKE, WINE & DINE

On this adventure, we will explore a unique and historical part of Crowsnest Pass and escape on the journey that the miners walked every day to work. On this experience, you will find yourself engaging all of your senses as you learn about the history, biodiversity and geology of Crowsnest Pass. Even locals who have attended this experience gain a new appreciation for a trail they have hiked several times. We will return to Encounters Small Plate and Wine Bar to enjoy our favourite high-end restaurant.

Is this the adventure for you? You will like this adventure, if you are someone who likes to learn while going on a leisurely adventure. You also like to indulge in some of the finest food in the area. The adventure is rated as easy with short sections of uphill/downhill.

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:

5pm | Meet at Country Encounters (across the street from the wine bar)

5 - 5:15pm | Sign in and enjoy a pre-adventure snack

5:15 - 8pm | Adventure Time! Interpretive Hike to McGillivray Mines

8 - 9:30pm | Dinner and wine at Encounters Small Plate and Wine Bar

INCLUDED:

* Pre-adventure snack

* On-trail snacks & beverages
* Safety equipment, such as bear spray, first aid kit, and emergency communication devices
* Use of hiking poles (upon request)

* Your local, professional guide

* 9oz glass of wine

* (3) small plate meals

* Small group sizes

PRICE: $105/person + GST

PLEASE NOTE:

** Shuttle services can be arranged at an addition cost. Please inquire prior to the event.

Event can be cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Minimum of 4 people for this exclusion adventure to happen.

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Need Some More Information?

The interpretive hikes vary in length; however, you will always want to bring:
* Warm clothing for the weather as the weather changes quickly in the mountains
* A waterproof layer, such as a rain coat
* A backpack
* Sunglasses
* Sunscreen
* Hat
* 1L of water
* Hiking or running shoes
* Your camera!
* You are welcome to bring your own snacks, but it is not required
* Gear [ You can rent gear from us when you book ]
We want to share this adventure with you; however, we understand that ‘life’ happens sometimes.There is a 48 hour cancellation policy, which allows you to change/cancel or refund your booking up to 48 hours outside your booked adventure (up to 7 days for group bookings). Please call us at least 48 hours prior to your adventure to cancel or reschedule and we will fully refund, no questions asked.Late-comers or no-shows will not be rescheduled or refunded.For group bookings (6 people or more), we require a cancellation of 7 days or more.
"Oh Cann-a-bis". While it is legal in Canada, we want to make sure all of our guests enjoy their experience with Uplift Adventures. Also for liability reasons, we are going to ask our guests to not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs during the adventure.
We don't always have the answers on our website. Don't hesitate to contact us with your questions.
Phone: 403.583.5884
Email: info@upliftadventures.ca

YOUR ADVENTURE INCLUDES

Food

Locally sourced food

On-trail snacks & beverages

Permits

We are an accredited company and play by the rules.

Professional Guides

Our guides are certified through the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. This is the highest standard for backcountry guides in North America and is recognized around the world!

Emergency Gear

Your guide is trained for emergencies and has their 80hr Wilderness First Aid. We will carry and supply the emergency equipment including radios, satellite devices, first aid kit and more.

WANT A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE?
COME FIND US IN CROWSNEST PASS

Crowsnest Pass, AB

South Canadian Rockies

SW Alberta

403.583.5884

info@upliftadventures.ca