What Activities are Permitted?

Breakdown of what is allowed and what is not allowed

The following activities are permitted:

  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Back-country skiing
  • Scrambling¹
  • Cycling (except mountain biking)
  • Training courses (e.g. first-aid, navigation, avalanche)³

The following activities are not permitted:

  • Downhill skiing & snowboarding
  • Trail running
  • Mountaineering¹
  • Rock climbing
  • Mountain biking
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Rollerblading
  • Social gatherings²
  • Protests/rallies²
  • Indoor events (movies, lectures, slideshows)²
  • Trips at very high altitude4


¹ Scrambling (permitted) is defined as “Class 2″ (or “Class 3″ if no rope is required). Routes that require a rope are not permitted. Travel on glaciers is not permitted.

¹ Mountaineering (not permitted) is defined as “Class 4″ climbing or any glacier travel (belaying, use of fixed ropes, or roped travel).

² Gatherings & Events (not permitted): please contact info@wanderung.ca and we will be happy to publicize relevant events, meetings, movies, slideshows, etc. in the weekly Wanderung newsletter.

³ Training courses (permitted): should be offered by accredited trainers. Course activities should relevant to the activities Wanderung supports. Callout organizers should be taking the course, not instructing it (unless they are an accredited trainer and the course is free).

4 Very high altitude trips (not permitted): trips which spend a significant fraction of the time above 3500 m.