A 9.3 km snowshoe loop over scenic Long Prairie Ridge in the Sandy McNabb area of the Sheep River with a visit to twin viewpoints atop Pine Ridge. There are many options for shorter or longer trips.
Marushka Lake is a short, easy snowshoe trip in the Smith-Dorrien valley. I first tried this trip a couple of years ago and it is one I repeat each year – partly because I run out of trips that are out of avalanche danger and partly because of the wonderful views of Spray Lake.
Want a more interesting alternative to the almost-flat Hogarth Lakes snowshoe loop? Recently we snowshoed the scenic little pass from Hogarth Lakes over to Burstall Lakes in great snow conditions.
An attempt to snowshoe to West Wind Pass from Spray Lake, Kananaskis Country
Description of a hike or snowshoe up Evan Thomas Creek to two areas of frozen waterfalls used by ice climbers.
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 [...]
An 8.3 km loop from Sawmill Parking on Smith Dorrien-Spray Highway that combines the official trail with a section of ski trail.
Snowshoe trail from Sibbald Lake in the Jumpingpound area to Eagle Hill.