Forgetmenot Ridge – Hiking With Kids – Kananaskis
Aug31

Forgetmenot Ridge – Hiking With Kids – Kananaskis

If you’re in Calgary and you want to get to one of the most beautiful areas in the world, Kananaskis is just 45 minutes away. Bonus – There is no park pass required to visit Bragg Creek and the Elbow River Valley. You’ll find hundreds of kilometers of trails for hiking with your kids, horseback riding, cycling, cross country skiing, and off-roading. There is a lifetime of hikes in Kananaskis alone. Panoramic vistas of the Rocky...

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Fintry Falls – Hiking With Kids – Kelowna
Aug11

Fintry Falls – Hiking With Kids – Kelowna

Fintry Provincial Park, also known as Fintry Estate, is a provincial park located in the town of Fintry and just about smack in the middle between Vernon and Kelowna. The Fintry area has a very interesting history – People once called it the garden of Eden among other things. If you are a history buff click here to read more. With over 2 km of waterfront access to the beautiful Okanagan lake. There is plenty of...

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Rainy Creek Summit – Hiking With Kids – Kananaskis
Jul05

Rainy Creek Summit – Hiking With Kids – Kananaskis

Someone stole my car! Which is unlikely considering it has the ultimate anti-theft device installed – the stick shift. But no joke my car was stolen in beautiful Kananaskis country – at least that’s what I thought. Let me explain: The Rainy Creek summit trailhead is located just off Hwy 66, around two kilometers before the little elbow parking lot, the starting point for Nihahi Creek and Nihahi Ridge. Rainy Creek is...

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Nihahi Ridge – Hiking With Kids – Kananaskis
Jun20

Nihahi Ridge – Hiking With Kids – Kananaskis

Nihahi Ridge is a wonderful hike located just 45 minutes west of where I call home, in beautiful Kananaskis country. If you are looking for a hard hike that gives you a little bit of everything you’ve found it. You get a flat leisurely walk against the elbow river, mountain meadows, steep forest, a bit of scrambling, some heights and a little exposure. Nihahi Ridge has it all. If you are a determined person of reasonable fitness...

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Nihahi Creek Trail – Hiking Kananaskis
Aug13

Nihahi Creek Trail – Hiking Kananaskis

Nihahi, Nahahi, Nahali, Tahini or whatever you want to call it (I lost the bet by the way), is one of the most interesting hikes in Kananaskis. This is one that you will remember for sure. This is a 13.2K out and back hike but according to my GPS it was 14.66 but we included many side detours, ridge hikes and we rarely hiked in a straight line. Our total hike time with 2 kids aged 4 & 7 was 5 housr and 35 minutes with an elevation...

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The Burrito Trail – AKA Ribbon Falls Kananaskis
Sep11

The Burrito Trail – AKA Ribbon Falls Kananaskis

What a beautiful place that I happen to call home. Canada! So much nature, very WoW, much fun! People travel from all over the world to visit Banff and Kananaskis and I have access to these wonderful places a short hour away from my back yard. Victor K. a good friend of mine have been planning to hike to Ribbon falls since at least the beginning of the year. So, we decided last month to hike it. And it was a blast! My oldest boy...

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