The latest news from the K Country Trail Users Group meeting in May 2009: Snowshoe trails, trail maintenance and new trails in Sheep River area.

KTUG News for May

The latest news from the K Country Trail Users Group meeting in May 2009: Snowshoe trails, trail maintenance and new trails in Sheep River area.

A short, steep and somewhat rough unofficial hike in the Ribbon Creek area for the adventurous waterfall lover at its best during snowmelt or after rain.

Marmot Creek Waterfalls

A short, steep and somewhat rough unofficial hike in the Ribbon Creek area for the adventurous waterfall lover at its best during snowmelt or after rain.

Logging has finished in the Lusk Creek area and the trails are open once more, but there are changes you should know about.

Changes to Lusk Pass and area trails

Logging has finished in the Lusk Creek area and the trails are open once more, but there are changes you should know about.

Dirt bike riders are lobbying very hard for a trail in the Ghost River valley even though it was agreed in the Ghost Access Management Plan that ATVs would be excluded from this area.

Here we go again — in the Ghost

Dirt bike riders are lobbying very hard for a trail in the Ghost River valley even though it was agreed in the Ghost Access Management Plan that ATVs would be excluded from this area.

The Avalanche Impact Pool above Third Burstall Lake is an unusual and interesting landform and well worth visiting. The pool was formed by infrequent, large avalanches ejecting valley-bottom sediments to form a mound on the downhill side.

Burstall Lakes Avalanche Impact Pool

The Avalanche Impact Pool above Third Burstall Lake is an unusual and interesting landform and well worth visiting. The pool was formed by infrequent, large avalanches ejecting valley-bottom sediments to form a mound on the downhill side.

A video showing how fast the Kananaskis River rises when water is released from the dam upstream.

Video of the Month

A video showing how fast the Kananaskis River rises when water is released from the dam upstream.

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True Flare Pen Launcher Kit with Bangers and Whistlers

Bear Bangers

Have you ever fired a Bear Banger? This post describes firing a banger and considers what to do in the case of a bear encounter.

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Powerline Beaver Ponds

Powerline Beaver Ponds

A short walk to the Powerline Beaver Ponds south of Mount Lorette to watch the antics of the herons who nest there each year.

A delightful hiking trail along Carry Ridge in the Sheep River area of Kananaskis Country suitable for early-season hiking, but good all year.

Hike Carry Ridge

A delightful hiking trail along Carry Ridge in the Sheep River area of Kananaskis Country suitable for early-season hiking, but good all year.

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