Wedge Pond Loop (XC skiing)

Wedge Pond to Evan Thomas across highway 40 to Bill Mines Trail Loop 2-3 Hours 7.5km Minimal to no elevation This loop was perfect!!! A mix of trees, bridges, meadows - it was a perfect beginner trail and easy route for people just looking for minimal exercise! We began the loop at Wedge pond where... Continue Reading →

Prairie Mountain (Moderate)

Location: Technically Kananaskis, but accessed through Bragg Creek Rating: Moderate Distance: 7km round trio Elevation: 705m Time: 2-4 hours Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter   I absolllllllutely loved this hike! Great for dogs, kids, grandma (if grandma is fit and fabulous of course!). ย Its short, sweet and slightly sleep on the second half! But it was... Continue Reading →

South Lawson (Little Lawson) Hard

Moderate - Hard 8km 4-5 hours Elevation Gain: 750m Summer, Winter, Fall I promised myself I would not let the thrill of completing the hike and the power of the day, decide the difficulty of this hike.... Often after getting to the car, taking off all your gear, and relaxing the trek you just completed... Continue Reading →

Chester Lake (Easy)

Easy (more moderate in winter -snow depending) 10km 3-4 hours Elevation Gain: 310m Summer, Fall, Spring, Winter This is an EXCELLENT way to spend the day! I saved this hike for the winter because of its easy elevation, beautiful trees and well trafficked locations. Unfortunately, in the winter months the mountains become a lot "smaller"... Continue Reading →

Mount Indefatigable (hard)

Hard 11km 5-7 hours Elevation gain: 1070m Summer, Fall, Spring This hike is hard. It is long, relentless, and a tough scramble getting up and down! So if your planning on hiking this one, PLEASE HAVE EXPERIENCE! This is not a beginners hike. That being said...... This hike is awesome!!! The views are incredible the... Continue Reading →

Bryant Creek Cabins (Moderate)

Moderate 14km 3-4 hours Elevation gain: 400m Summer, Fall, Spring, Winter This backcountry cabin, rented through Parks Canada, is the perfect getaway if you want to be free of the hustle and bustle of regular life, but still have a nice shelter to protect you for weather and wildlife! This is the same trail you... Continue Reading →

West Wind Pass (Easy-Mod)

Easy-Moderate 5km 3-4 hours Elevation Gain: 391m Summer, Spring, Fall, Winter (snowshoe) This hike is short and sweet, although its not my favourite, and not a summit, its a great hike with some pretty good views for 3-4 hours worth of time. The trail is well defined for the most part, but there is a... Continue Reading →

Grizzly Peak (hard)

Hard 6-7km 4-6 hours Elevation Gain: 950m Summer, Fall This moderate to hard hike offers spectacular views, with a wide variety of terrain! It has steep inclines, to easy walking around to the back side of the mountain, some scree skiing, and beautiful meadows!!! I absolutely loved this hike. And would definitely do it again!... Continue Reading →

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