Some aspects of Parks Canada's 3-year pilot project for seasonal, vehicle-free cycling on the Bow Valley Parkway are less than ideal for families and casual cyclists. Make the most of the opportunity with careful planning and an adaptive mindset.
Tag: Highway 1A
Over A Million Trips on the Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail!
The trip counter on the Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail between Canmore and Banff registered the one millionth trip milestone in mid-June. There was absolutely NO fanfare or media coverage that I've been able to find! But it's a great excuse to share our top recommendations for cycling adventures that include the Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail.
2020 – A Great Year for Biking
One good thing about 2020? Bike pathways were not closed!
The Great Outdoors (PBC October 2020)
I can think of at least three good reasons Photo Blogging Challenge host PJ went with the Great Outdoors for October's theme. First, chief medical officers keep telling us to head outside for daily exercise (while social distancing, of course). Second, it's a broad theme, which hopefully means more participants. Finally, reading all participating posts will be like a mini vacation with stops around the world!
Grotto Mountain Pond: A Quick Geocaching Stop Along Highway 1A
Did you know that there are 3 distinct sections to Highway 1A in Alberta? These are not official, nationally-planned alternatives to the nearby sections of the TransCanada Highway 1, but are provincial highways that offer a (generally) more scenic, lower speed limit option to the TransCanada. The westernmost section of 1A is also known as …
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