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. While the Cascade Amphitheatre trail may be one of the more difficult snowshoe trails in Banff, your efforts will be amply rewarded along the way.
One of the most incredible things about living in or near the mountains is the multitude of ways to get out and enjoy nature. Fat tire biking is a new activity for us, but we were instantly hooked. Winter can feel free to stick around while we have fun fat biking in Banff and area! … Read more
Jura Creek Trail is a really fun kid-friendly, winter hike near Canmore. Located just minutes east of Exshaw, the Jura Creek hike features two short, beautiful slot canyons with a scenic mountain canyon hike in-between.
The Heart Creek Trail is an enormously popular Kananaskis hike and for good reason. The Heart Creek hike is fun, easy and beautiful, a powerful combination making it one of the best kid-friendly hikes near Canmore.
The Shark Lake snowshoe trail is a very enjoyable easy Kananaskis snowshoe trail near the very popular Mt. Shark cross-country ski area. If you are looking for some solitude, the Shark Lake snowshoe isn’t well known, making it a great alternative to the Chester Lake snowshoe trail and other the other super-popular Kananaskis snowshoe trails.
The Torpor snowshoe trail is a very enjoyable new trail near the Kananaskis Lakes within the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The Torpor Loop Trail is an easy Kananaskis snowshoe trail which winds its way through four major day areas within the Kananaskis Lakes.
Snowshoeing in Kananaskis is one of the best ways to get out and experience the beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the winter. Just imagine being on a quiet mountain snowshoe trail, with snowcapped trees & mountains all around and large snowflakes falling slowly from the sky. You will often feel like you are in a snow globe on these Kananaskis snowshoe trails.
Blessed with tons of snow and stunning winter mountain scenery, Chester Lake is one of the best snowshoe trails in Kananaskis. Chester Lake is one of our favorite Kananaskis snowshoe trails and we return year-after-year. Why? Quite simply, we never get tired of it.
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 … Read more
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.