Dan Brewer

Cascade Amphitheatre Snowshoe Trail in Banff

The Cascade Amphitheatre trail is a difficult Banff snowshoe trail which begins at the Norquay Ski Resort. This challenging snowshoe trail winds up the western slopes of Cascade Mountain, one of the most recognizable mountains in Banff National Park.

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The Chester Lake Snowshoe Trail can also be enjoyed as one of the best winter hikes in Kananaskis

Chester Lake Snowshoe in Kananaskis Country

If you are looking for a fun winter outing in Kananaskis, this is a great one! The Chester Lake snowshoe is a popular snowshoe trail in Kananaskis and it’s easy to see why. With a reward like the views you get at the top, it’s no wonder people flock to this trail time and time again.

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The Grotto Canyon icewalk is a kid-friendly thing to do in Kananaskis in winter

Grotto Canyon Ice Walk in Kananaskis Country

The Grotto Canyon ice walk is a very fun and unique thing to do in Kananaskis in winter. The transformation of the cute little Grotto Creek from summer to winter is quite amazing! In summer, Grotto Creek is a gentle mountain stream running through a beautiful canyon. Over the course of winter, this modest little creek becomes a large sheet of brilliant blue uphill ice.

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The groomed cross-country ski trails at Watridge Lake Trail. There's room on the side for snowshoeing, winter hiking and fat biking

Watridge Lake Trail in Winter

Looking for a fun winter activity in Kananaskis Country? No matter what winter sport you are into, chances are you’ll find it on the Watridge Lake Trail in the Mt. Shark Day use area. You can enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking and much more on this popular, easy trail in the Spray Valley Provincial Park.

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