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.
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.
An attempt to snowshoe to West Wind Pass from Spray Lake, Kananaskis Country
Alberta ignores a study it commissioned that indicates more OHV trails and facilities are very low on park users list of priorities.
Description of a hike or snowshoe up Evan Thomas Creek to two areas of frozen waterfalls used by ice climbers.
Trail to Troll Falls. Can be hiked, skied or snowshoed depending on conditions.
You Tube Video. Sliding down snow slope into lake near Fortress Mountain
Minister Ady’s response to a letter from Dave Wasserman concerning the inconsistency between Alberta’s Plan for Parks and the Praxis survey of park users regarding OHV use in Parks and Protected Areas.
Discussion on Odometer inaccuracy in Garmin handheld GPS receivers.
Two pictures shows the glacial recession of the Haig Glacier between 1982 and 1998.
A pleasant south-facing trail over some low hills above the Sheep River. Can be hiked year-round.
The Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation Parks Plan-2009 addresses Alberta Parks and Protected Areas in context of the Provincial Land-use Framework.
Hogarth Lakes is a pretty short loop of 4.25 km, so we decided to extend the trip by taking in French Creek waterfall as well, which made a total distance of 7.8 km. The French Creek option by itself is 4.3 km return. The trail up French Creek to the creek crossing was well packed [...]
Not a lot that is reportable: Fortress ski area is still in limbo. Lusk Pass backcountry campground has been removed owing to lack of use and vandalism. Of course, you can still random camp in the meadow. Welcome news! Starting next season, the gate at the entrance to Cataract Creek campground access road will remain [...]