Hiking Kananaskis Country – Pocaterra Ridge

On September 9, @Albertaparks tweeted that Highway 40 was open at the winter gates, allowing access to the summit of Highwood Pass. Normally, these gates are open from June 15 to November 30 each year. Alberta Parks, highway crews and volunteers have been working hard to re-open all of Highway 40 and Kananaskis Country since …

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Hiking Kananaskis Country – Grizzly Col

One of our favourite hiking destinations is the Highwood Pass area in Kananaskis Country. Located in the heart of Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, one of the jewels of the approximately 4,200 square km that make up Kananaskis Country, Highwood pass is the highest paved road in Canada, topping out at 2230 m. It's closed from …

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