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Hiking the Bow Valley – Pigeon Mountain

Generally speaking, we're fair-weather hikers. But when Environment Canada's forecast shows nothing but rain, chance of showers and/or risk of thunderstorms for the next seven days, we become a lot more receptive to the idea of a half-day hike where we might encounter some precipitation on the way back down. All of which is a …

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A Few Signs of Spring Along Three Sisters Creek

Over the Victoria Day weekend we enjoyed a relatively short bike ride from Three Sisters down to the Canmore town site, along the paths following the Bow River (with a short detour to find a geocache), back up to the Hydroline trail and finally along Frank's trail back home. We also went for another walk …

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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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