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Barrier Lake Lookout
Hiking

Hike: Barrier Lake Lookout

Barrier Lake Lookout is a diverse, well-rounded hike very close to Calgary. The trail starts from Barrier Dam day use area, which is one of the first turn offs on Highway 40, making this one of the best close-to-Calgary hikes. …

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Consolation Lakes
Hiking

Hike: Consolation Lakes

Consolation Lakes is a short but beautiful hike in one of my favourite areas of the Rockies. If you want a great rainy day hike or just a short jaunt in the mountains with high impact for little effort, this …

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Galatea Lakes
Hiking

Hike: Lilian & Galatea Lakes

Lilian and Galatea Lakes Trail is one of the most spectacular hikes in Kananaskis Country, that I have done in recent years. This is a strong intermediate hike that follows a bubbling creek through varied forest path and over an …

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Bear's Hump Hike
Hiking

Hike: Bear’s Hump in Waterton

The Bears Hump is a popular hike in Waterton, rewarded by an epic view over the town and surrounding lakes. It is short but strenuous, gaining 240m in just over 1km mainly by short switchbacks and wooden steps. The view …

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Ha Ling Peak
Hiking

Hike: Ha Ling Peak

Ha Ling Peak is a short but steep hike switchbacks through the forest before leaving the tree line to a full exposure section with epic views down the Spray Lakes valley. Make it right to the peak, and you will …

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Ink Pots
Hiking

Hike: Johnston Canyon to the Ink Pots

This Banff National Park hike starts on a populated, paved, family friendly pathway which winds through the canyon past several sets of waterfalls. The lower falls are an easy walk, and the second set of falls are less than 3km …

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Hiking

Hike: Rawson Lake

This is a great, short hike that starts at beautiful Upper Kananaskis Lake. If I have visitors from out of town, I always bring them here. It’s a very approachable hike for novices and has everything you want in a …

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Hiking in Canada
Canada

14 of the Best Hikes in the Canadian Rockies

I’m getting excited about spring because that means it’s almost hiking season! I am fortunate to live close to the amazing Canadian Rocky Mountains, and world famous Banff National Park and spend a lot of time hiking. There are many beautiful …

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Winter

Canadian Rockies Snowboarding Guide: Part 1

I am fortunate to have been born and raised in Calgary, one of Canada’s biggest cities, and the gateway to the majestic Rocky Mountains. Within a two hour drive, there are several world-class ski resorts and a plethora of other …

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Winter

Snowboarding Canada’s Whistler Mountain Resort

A bucket list item for me has always been to snowboard Whistler Blackcomb, Canada’s largest and most famous ski resort. Located in the coastal mountains about 125 kilometers from Vancouver, Whistler was the official ski venue for the 2010 Olympic …

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