Hiking the Bow Valley – Mount Lady MacDonald Tea House

We had an almost six-week break from hiking this summer as Mr. GeoK recovered from a mountain biking accident. By Labour Day weekend, his leg had healed to the point that he was ready for a short hike. We opted to try another classic Canmore area hike - to the abandoned, slowly decaying, only ever …

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Hiking the Bow Valley – Ha Ling

We've been monitoring Twitter and the Alberta Parks and National Parks websites as areas damaged by the extensive June 2013 floods slowly re-open. The Smith-Dorrien (Highway 742) re-opened Friday (July 12) although it's not yet clear what the trail conditions are like. So when @TourismCanmore tweeted on Friday that Ha Ling was open, we decided …

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