The annual Hummingbird Mountain Trip corresponds with the timing of the Obstacles & Mountain Readiness Weekend Clinic at Scott Phillips Ranch the weekend before. Group will do day rides most days and likely one campground cleanup day. Please plan to help with picking up garbage and clearing trails if you come on this trip.
At Whitehorse Creek Campground 60 km South of Hinton. The group will be clearing the overgrown Drummond Creek trail. Ken will use the trail clearing criteria to choose crew from the sign up list based on required skills. Members not involved in the trail clearing are invited to come, ride the area and socialize around the campfire if extra campsites are available.
Little Elbow, Kananaskis Campground near Bragg Creek. There is 45 sites and 60 covered tie stalls with water pump/manure bin by stalls. Bring 2-3 bags of shavings/horse and fork to clean stalls. Cost is $33/night per site including 2 horses, $7/night/additional horse.
Riverwood Ranch is located near the small farming community of Evansburg, Alberta, approximately sixty minutes West of Edmonton. Friday will be obstacles, Saturday trail ride, and a Sunday cattle drive. Riverwood ranch also has horses available for those who would like to use theirs.
Henry and Marg Wierenga welcome ATRA to their Pastures for our Annual May Long Group Camp and Ride!
Cost is $30/person for the weekend. Deadline for Registration and Payment is April General Meeting.
Come ride with us at Able Ranch, north of Bon Accord, near lily lake. Make sure you get your pledge sheets as a minimum donation of $50/adult rider (15+) and $25 for youth rider (14-) is required. Camping Friday night before the ride is available, and a bbq will follow.
This is also a volunteer opportunity, and an opportunity for non riders to also use the pledge sheets and come out and have a good time.
Follow signs from Wye Rd turn North on RR 200. Pack a lunch for the trail. Ride out at 11am.
This is a walking trail ride. No dogs, drinking, smoking on the trail. Cancelled if colder than –10.
30th Birkie International Ski Race 'Ski the Greatest Adventure on Snow' is being hosted Feb 11, 2018 at the Blackfoot Recreation area. Organizers will be barrel grooming the north Blackfoot Trail for skate skiers as well as track setting other trails within the park for competitors. The groomed trails will be damaged by horse hoof prints. Atra members and other riders are being asked to avoid riding the groomed trails in the month prior to the Birkie event' Information on the status of the Blackfoot for recreational purposes can be found at Alberta Parks.
From Hwy 14, go south on RR 215 (which becomes RR 220). After 3.5 miles road bends right, staging area is on your left. Or from Hwy 625/Hwy 21 head east & turn north on RR 221. Turn east on Twp Rd 504A for 1 mile. Pack a lunch for the trail. Ride out at 11am. This is a walking trail ride. No dogs, drinking, smoking on the trail. Cancelled if colder than –10.