Many Springs Trails offers mountain views and wildflowers Photo Carol Patterson
The Many Flowers of Many Springs Trail

Many people are familiar with Alberta’s Waterton Lakes National Park’s wildflowers but there’s plenty of blooms on Many Springs Trail in Kananaskis Country. The flat, short(1.6km), family-friendly trail in Bow Valley Provincial Park loops around Many Springs Basin offering easy access to a colourful display of spring flowers, a dock
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How One Family’s Ski Habit Turned Into a Growth Chart at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Euphoria Isn’t a State of Mind, It’s a Tradition… The run is called Euphoria but when many people stand at the top of it, the last emotion is that of intense happiness or self-confidence. It’s a typical black diamond run at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort overlooking the town of Golden B.C.
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Mount Engadine Lodge Photo Credit Sebastian Buzzalino
Mount Engadine Lodge in Kananaskis – Luxury in the Back Country

Mount Engadine Lodge in Kananaskis offers families an amazing opportunity to enjoy the Rocky Mountains. It’s a unique backcountry-style lodge that provides a year-round wilderness experience in luxurious accommodations. Typically, to enjoy this kind of get-away-from-it-all mountain experience, it’s usually a lot of work involving careful meal planning and packing,
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Outdoor fire at HI Kananaskis Hostel - Photo Credit Tanya Koob
Plan a Family Overnight Kananaskis Winter Getaway

My family has taken an annual pre-Christmas Kananaskis Winter Getaway getaway for the last several years, and we always enjoy spending a couple of days with friends playing in the snow, skiing, hiking, and taking a break from the business of the holiday season. Later in the season we also enjoy
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Escape From Real Life at the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

A visit to the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge might be the perfect escape from real life. Sitting in the dwindling sun, before the mosquito hordes hit full bore, my husband reaches across the bench for my hand. “Let’s move here.” Birds chirping in the trees, a pretty pond below the
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A Great Canadian Bucket List Heli-Yoga Adventure

Update (2019): Rockies Heli no longer operates from the Kananaskis Base, just the Icefield Base located at Cline River between Lake Louise and Jasper. Yoga is meant to connect the body with the breath and to reach ultimate tranquility. I’m finding it impossible to find my inner calm in downward dog
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Sundance Lodges, in beautiful Kananaskis Country AB, offers trapper tent and tipi camping, plus regular campsites.
Camping in Comfort: Sundance Lodges, Kananaskis Country

As far as family camping weekends go, this one was not off to the most auspicious start. Our Calgary weather, which had been 30ºC and sunny on Thursday, had taken a sharp nosedive to 5ºC – with pouring rain no less – by Friday lunchtime. Half of our parental team was still
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Kananaskis Country is a great area for a family winter weekend from Calgary.
A Winter Weekend in Kananaskis Country

Kananaskis Country, or K-Country as we [sort-of] locals like to call it, is a stunning swath of provincial parks and wilderness areas in the foothills and front ranges of the Canadian Rockies, roughly between Calgary and Banff. To call this area a national treasure might just be understating the case.
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