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Regardless of the time of year, there is always a plethora of activities to do (or at least try!) in the Rockies. There is a gateway to adventure from any quadrant, if Calgary is your base location. Whether accessing the vast network of bike trails in nearby Bragg Creek, venturing out to iconic locations like Lake Louise, or exploring beautiful back country in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, I always return home grinning… Read More

1. Few, if any, people. It is a certainty that the cold weather and the thought of sleeping overnight in below zero temperatures with only a tent protecting you from the elements discourages many people from camping in the winter months. There is nothing better than exploring the outdoors without seeing another person. The silence is bliss. 2. Choice of campsites. So many provincial and national campsites require reservations FAR in advance… Read More

Winter is a special time of year. So when the signs of spring come peaking around the corner, I try to soak up every last possible snowflake, frolic in the crisp air, and enjoy the solitude of the outdoors. Algonquin Provincial Park is gorgeous in any season, but to me, particularly in winter when the trees are dusted with snow and trekking without snowshoes guarantees at some point landing knee or waist… Read More