Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies

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As we enter our 84th year offering members the Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies legendary hiking experiences, we also want to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. So as a present, we are eliminating the $20 membership fee for 2017.

Photo courtesy of Robert VanderzweerdeIn summary, here are the details of this year's camp/hike:

  • We are hiking at Waterton Lakes National Park
     
  • Key logistical information (the bus pick-up location and time, hotel bookings, and more) and key questions about how Waterton Lakes is unique can be found on the Getting There and FAQ pages.
     
  • Camp dates and remaining availability are shown below
     
  • Camp fees are $1,200 per person per week (GST is included)
     
  • Membership fees are waived for 2017
     
  • For t-shirts, click here to see the availability and sizing guidelines

To register, you must fill out and sign a this 2-page Registration Form.

NOTE: The form is interactive and can be filled out electronically but you must open it using Adobe Acrobat Reader, not your Internet browser.

Then, send the registration form plus a $200 deposit and include a post-dated cheque or money order for the balance dated May 1st. If you cannot include a post-dated payment (e.g. if you are paying by Interac or PayPal), the payment must be made in full. See payment and options below.

No booking is complete until the registration form, deposit, signed waiver and post-dated payment are received by the Registrar.

Once booking is confirmed, a confirmation letter, with detailed trip information, will be sent to you.

Availability

Camp Dates in 2017 Maximum Remaining
1 July 16 to 22 54 Sold Out
2 July 23 to 29 54 Sold Out
3 July 30 to Aug 5 54 Sold Out
4 August 6 to 12 54
5 August 13 to 19 54 Sold Out

Registrations are open to everyone, however, at least 67% of bookings per camp are reserved for returning hikers until February 1. Afterwards, registrations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Payment Options

Skyline Hikers can accept payment denominated in Canadian dollars. All payments should be made out to "Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies" or "Skyline Hikers" or "SHCR".

Residents of Canada:

  • Personal cheque
  • Postal or bank money order
  • Interac e-transfer (contact the Registrar for instructions)
  • PayPal (see below)

Non-residents of Canada:

  • Postal or bank money order in Canadian dollars
  • Cashier's cheque or bank draft (also known as teller's or bank cheque) in Canadian dollars
  • Wire transfer in Canadian dollars (contact the Registrar for instructions)
  • Personal cheque (US residents only) in US dollars and if the funds are insufficient after converting to Canadian dollars, you will be notified
  • PayPal (see below)

If you wish to use PayPal, add a 3% service charge to the total on your registration form and click on the link below to pay. Payment must be made in Canadian Funds (CAD).

Sorry, we do not accept credit cards.

Payments are subject to cancellation fees (see the registration form for details). Any monies paid cannot be carried forward to future years.

You may want to consider the purchase of appropriate insurance to cover against your cancellation of participation. Some vendors of trip cancellation insurance include auto clubs (e.g., CAA and affiliates), insurance companies and financial institutions (e.g. Co-operators, RBC Insurance), and travel agencies. There are also online sources for trip interruption insurance – such as Kanetix.ca, TravelInsuranceQuotes.ca, Expedia.ca, Travel-Insurance-Worldwide.ca, or InsuranceHotline.com.

Membership

Registration for camp includes membership in the Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies, which is valid through to June 30th of the following year.

Those who have attended previous annual camps and are not participating in this year's camp are invited to maintain their status as a member in good standing through membership renewal. The annual membership fee is $20.00 per person ($30.00 per family) which has been waived for 2017.

Please use this membership form to renew your membership.

As a member of the Skyline Hikers you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Receive advance notice of registration for annual camp and hike program.
  • Receive information bulletins and circulars, including annual newsletter.
  • Help sustain Skyline Hikers as a not-for-profit organization.

Lifetime members receive a membership certificate and no longer have to pay the annual membership fee. Lifetime membership is automatically granted if you've attended ten (10) or more camps. Lifetime membership can also be purchased for $200.00 but you must have attended at least three (3) camps.


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