Describes a short hike up Horton Hill off Hwy 40. Good for fall and early spring.
News from the September 2009 meeting of the Kananaskis Trail Users Group: Fortress Ski Area, West Bragg Creek and trails in the Sheep.
A description and map of the new official trail called Long Prairie Ridge Loop in the Sheep River area.
A short video of a kayaker running Titan, a nice clean 20-25′ fall on Cataract creek in the Highwood River area of Kananaskis Country.
A bacon & egg breakfast place near Millerville on the way to Turner Valley from Calgary that is open early (6:00 am on weekdays, 8:00 am weekends) and is good value for your money.
A set of printable map of the entire Great Divide Trail from Waterton National Park to Kakwa Lakes by Jed Flint. It is available as a 94 MB PDF file that consists of 52, 11 x 17 pages.
Description of a 19.7 km loop from Powderface Creek trailhead over Powderface Ridge and back without hardly setting foot on Hwy. 66.
Looking for a hike that has waterfalls, a lake, a glacier and great mountain views? The Old Goat Glacier trial in Spray Valley Provincial Park has it all.
A Google Earth view showing the new Highline Trail above Canmore. It provides hikers with an 8.6 km loop or 10.3 km of trail if you hike all the way to the east end.
A two parter: A comparison of the two trails from Upper Kananaskis Lake Trail to Hidden Lake and a description of how to reach the base of Fossil Falls.
A paddle across Upper Kananaskis Lake to look for the resurgence of Foch Creek.
The Canoe Meadows whitewater facility was upgraded in 2008 by placing 1500 tonnes of rock in the Kananaskis River to create deep-water Class 2 to 3+ features for 3 full-length slalom race courses for international-level kayaking.
An interesting scramble to an unnamed summit directly north of Mount Glasgow at the head of Upper Glasgow Creek. 8.4 km one way and 1100 m (3,600′) of height gain.
An easy 2.6 km hike/scramble in Kananaskis Valley (suitable for strong hikers) with a solid height gain of around 914 m (3,000) to a fabulous viewpoint.
A link to an article from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland website on what to do if caught in an electrical storm.