Highlights along the Elbow River Pathway from its north end in Inglewood to North Glenmore Park include Jeff de Boer's "Rainbow Trout" sculpture, riding through ENMAX Park and several stretches where it's hard to remember you're in the middle of Calgary. But pathway signage is a little scarce and route-finding a bit challenging for first-time riders.
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I had mixed thoughts about urban poling before I gave it a try. The main benefit for someone like me is that using poles while walking significantly UPs the exercise intensity. And while I'm not willing to invest in a pair of urban poles just yet, I am open to the idea. So how will I finally make my decision? I'm planning to borrow a pair for a few weeks, to see how urban poles fit with my long-standing habit of turning every walk into a photo walk. An extended trial will give me a good feel for how easy it is to keep track of 3 things (2 poles + 1 camera) or whether I'd be happy shifting the focus of my walks away from photography to more of an aerobic exercise.
Our First Bike Ride of 2015 – Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail
It's not even the end of March and the Legacy Trail from Canmore to Banff is in excellent shape. With this morning's weather forecast suggesting sunny skies and a high of 17, we applied parental pressure to the point K opted to join us for our first ride of 2015. We got a late start, …
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Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail
What a difference three years and $2 million makes! Completed in 2013, the 4.4 km stretch of paved pathway that allows cyclists to ride from the Travel Alberta Information Centre in Canmore westward into Banff National Park has really improved the overall Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail riding experience. When we rode the Legacy Trail in …