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Done in a Day: The Hike to Rockbound Lake 31.10.2017 19:36:30

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When it’s late October and you still have the itch...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

The Grizzly Peak Hike in Kananaskis Country 17.10.2017 22:01:05

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One of the best hikes I’ve now done in Kananaskis...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

10 of the Best Winter Activities in Alberta 12.10.2017 21:41:14

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Winter is an awesome time to be in Alberta. It’s...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

5 Fabulous Fall Hikes Within 2 Hours of Calgary 09.10.2017 21:13:35

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Fall is a marvelous time in Alberta for hiking. The...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

The Nihahi Ridge Hike in Kananaskis Country 19.09.2017 19:59:00

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If you’re looking for a great hike that won’t take...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Zwischenstop in Calgary 16.10.2016 07:41:52

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Bei leichtem Schneefall ging es heute ganz in der Früh los, auf nach Calgary. Ein bissel sind wir schon traurig, die Rocky Mountains nun hinter uns lassen zu müssen. Wir haben uns hier richtig wohl gefühlt und die Natur, trotz mittelmäßigem Wetter und fehlenden Elchen und Bären, sehr genossen. Aber unsere Reise ist ja [...]... mehr auf unsere-kanadareise.de

10 Places You’ll Want to go Glamping in Alberta 02.06.2016 21:52:25

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Do you like the thought of camping and getting close...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

A Fascinating Fossil Hike to the Stanley Glacier 07.09.2015 22:10:55

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“You could get lucky finding something new” exclaims Claudia Herding our Burgess Shale guide who is leading us on a tour in Kootenay National Park. We are a group of seven including Claudia our guide, two women from the Red Deer hiking club including 75 year old Bertha; Alan, an English fellow living in Detroit; his 79 year […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Unexplored Alberta: 5 Great Places You’ll Want to See 05.05.2016 22:50:57

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Over the four plus years I’ve lived in Alberta, I’ve...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Where and How to Ice Climb for the 1st Time in Alberta 18.02.2016 21:56:13

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Have you ever thought about ice climbing? I’d never given...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

The Fantastic Hike to the Summit of Ha Ling Peak 19.04.2016 21:04:20

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If you’re looking for a great workout in the mountains...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Adventures in Dinosaur Provincial Park 02.07.2015 16:29:01

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The phone rings and the frantic person on the end of the line says “Can you hold the tour?” Jarrid Jenkins, Head of Visitor Services in Dinosaur Provincial Park tells me he gets a lot of these calls every year. It seems people confuse the town of Drumheller with Dinosaur Provincial Park – a UNESCO World […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

7 Winter Adventures in Kananaskis Country You’ll Want To Do 18.12.2015 00:54:12

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Those of us who live in Calgary are lucky to have easy access to Kananaskis Country. The area is truly a winter adventure playground. All seven of the adventures mentioned below can be done as a day trip but it’s a real treat if you can spend a weekend up at the Delta Lodge at Kananaskis. It’s perfectly situated […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

8 of the Best Places to Snowshoe in Alberta 23.11.2015 21:56:06

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There’s nothing like big dumps of snow in the mountains to get you motivated to get outside. Especially in Alberta on days when you have the magic combo of blue skies with awe-inspiring mountain scenery. Need some suggestions on where to go snowshoeing in Alberta? Here are eight outings that will put a smile on your […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

5 Winning Day Hikes from Calgary to See the Larches 11.09.2015 19:37:47

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Larch season is almost upon us so it’s time to mark your calendar so you don’t miss their awe-inspiring display. It’s the equivalent of eastern Canada’s fall display but more localized. If you’re looking for a day trip from Calgary, any of these five hikes will leave you speechless – and perhaps breathless as all... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

A Complete Guide to the Best Places For Larch Viewing in Alberta 12.09.2016 21:57:12

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Mark your calendars. Larch viewing season in Alberta is here and...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Wonderful Waterton: 4 Fabulous Fall Hikes You Can do Now 24.09.2015 01:16:01

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It’s the perfect time of year to plan a hiking trip to Waterton Lakes National Park. The crowds are gone, the air is crisp and the skies are clear. With fall colours nearing their peak, and with today being the first official day of fall, you’ve still got several weeks of fabulous hiking possible. In […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

5 Great Things to do in the Crowsnest Pass Area 24.08.2016 23:27:15

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The historic Crowsnest Pass Area is made up of five...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

After 4 Years 10 Reasons I Love Calgary 01.09.2015 21:53:53

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Four years ago I wrote a post titled Over My Dead Body. It was in reference to moving from Vancouver to Calgary – something I fought for close to 18 months. I could never see myself living in Calgary especially as I was leaving a house we lovingly built and ocean kayaking, one of my favourite […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Visiting the Frank Slide – Canada’s 2nd Largest Landslide 29.07.2015 00:59:35

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I don’t know how many times I’ve roared through the Crowsnest Pass area with the sole intention of getting to Fernie, Cranbrook or even Montana. I’ve stopped by the side of the highway and had a quick gander at the Frank Slide – the second largest landslide in Canada (after the Hope Slide in BC) […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Why its Time You Stopped in Red Deer 14.09.2015 23:24:51

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I had never given Red Deer a chance until Labour Day weekend. I thought of it as the halfway point between Calgary and Edmonton and a good place to fill up the car. I know a strip of highway shouldn’t define a city but sometimes you let it. No surprise really but once you get […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

How to Get from Calgary to Chestermere by Bike 03.09.2015 20:45:47

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John and I are in training – trying to ready our legs and butts for the 154 kilometre Kootenay Gran Fondo we are doing in Cranbrook in early September. To that end we’re looking for bike rides in the Calgary area we’ve never done. Oddly enough I found out about the ride from Calgary to […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

5 Great Bike Rides in the Banff Area 14.07.2015 21:56:40

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There is excellent mountain and road biking in and around the town of Banff. In just a few hours you can get a good taste of the area and hit some of the iconic spots – without getting caught up in traffic. Mountain biking seems to be growing – partially as there has been some […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Challenge yourself to take the SnowSeekers Challenge 06.01.2016 23:44:34

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Did you know that the plaza at Whistler Blackcomb used to be the village dump? Did you know that Big White near Kelowna was found by a local pilot? And the snow packed slopes of Whitehorn Mountain were bypassed for years by the vacationing European elite? It’s interesting to find out that our favourite ski […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Nature Wins on a Trip to Cypress Hills Provincial Park 11.05.2016 15:35:04

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Sharing a border with Saskatchewan, Cypress Hills Provincial Park located...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

What is the First Tracks Experience at Lake Louise? 26.01.2016 21:33:03

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This is a guest post written by my daughter, Kristen McAdam, who was the lucky one to try out the First Tracks ski/boarding program at Lake Louise. This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to join the Sport Chek team for their First Tracks experience. First Tracks is a program that allows people to […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

What’s the Better Place to Visit in Summer – Banff or Jasper? 16.05.2016 21:40:15

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One of the questions I get asked a lot via...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Caving in Canmore – A Thrilling Experience 05.03.2015 21:49:38

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It was only in the last month that I stumbled on the fact that Canmore, Alberta boasts one of the largest cave systems in Canada with approximately four kilometres mapped to date. You’d think that after living in Calgary for over three years, I would have heard about this – but I hadn’t. The thought of […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

A Walk Back in Time in Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park 27.05.2015 21:37:14

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If you want a history lesson that beats anything you’ve ever had in school, head to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in the southeast corner of Alberta (it’s called Áísínai’pi by the Blackfoot, meaning where the writings are). But before you go, sign up online for a two hour rock art tour so you can see a large number of […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Emerging Medicine Hat and Why You Should Visit Now 25.08.2015 19:37:13

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I don’t know how many times I have whizzed past the city of Medicine Hat on the Trans-Canada Highway without giving the city a second thought. Located on the South Saskatchewan River in eastern Alberta its tagline – “The Gas City”- is hardly an endearing term for tourists but great for industries in need of […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

The Cox Hill Hike in Alberta’s Kananaskis Country 29.06.2015 17:30:29

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Easily accessed from Calgary, the hike to the summit of Cox Hill, the highest point on the Trans-Canada Trail, is 12.4 kilometres round-trip with just over 3,000 feet of elevation gain. Once you reach the summit, sit back on rocky slabs and enjoy panoramic views in all directions. You’ll easily be able to see nearby Moose Mountain, […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

What to do on a Weekend Getaway in Edmonton, Alberta 19.03.2015 21:31:24

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For this Calgarian, Edmonton is not the first place I think of for a weekend getaway. But my misconceptions about the city were rocked over three days as I discovered a multitude of great restaurants, shopping, culture and things to do. Edmonton is home to over 30 annual festivals – so plan a weekend getaway […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

A 3 Day Backpacking Trip via Egypt Lake in Banff National Park 22.07.2015 00:26:52

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Lady luck was on my side when I booked a couple of campsites for my three day backpacking trip via Egypt Lake for two reasons – timing and epic wildflower displays. The first was a miscommunication between Parks Canada, my husband and me. The dates got confused, the campsites weren’t what we wanted so we changed them […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Banff National Park – Reisebericht und Tipps 04.08.2016 07:30:41

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3 Southern Alberta Provincial Parks That Should be on Your Radar 22.08.2017 17:11:38

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Southern Alberta is home to some stunning scenery as evidenced...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

10 Activities That Will Get You Excited for Winter in Alberta 02.11.2015 21:41:40

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With snow finally making an appearance, November is the time to get pumped for winter in Alberta. Say no to winter blahs by filling your weekends and holidays with a host of exciting outdoor adventures. From skiing to dogsledding, skating to snowshoeing, ice-climbing to fat tire biking – there really is no excuse not to get […]... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

The Fabulous Arethusa Cirque Hike in Kananaskis Country 31.10.2016 21:00:00

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On a cold, snowy September day – the sort of...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Elk Island National Park: 5 Fantastic Things You’ll Want to Do 13.06.2016 21:58:36

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When you need a break from the city, nothing beats...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

The Demanding Hike up Yamnuska is Full of Surprises 02.05.2016 20:55:52

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Mount Yamnuska has stared me in the face for long...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com

Jasper in 24 Hours: 3 Exceptional Experiences 21.07.2016 19:20:53

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Do not despair if you’re visiting Jasper and you only...... mehr auf hikebiketravel.com