I took CTV Morning Calgary viewers on some spectacular Fall Kananaskis Rockies hikes that are perfect for families, visiting relatives and more adventurous avid hikers! And we talked about bear awareness- check it out. And for more regular updates on all this walking and hiking, follow me on Facebook @calgarysbestwalks Watch my CTV segment here Trailhead for both hikes: Highwood Pass Parking Lot, Hwy. 40, Kananaskis Check out the visuals...Read More
Fit Frog Fall 20th Anniversary year! City walks, Free Walk 150, Rockies hikes and snowshoe- Aug 27- Dec. 16!
Check out the many wonderful Club Fit Frog city walks, Rockies Hikes and snowshoe Days and FREE Walk 150 city walks with Calgary Library on the calendar page. Check out our latest newsletter here! The Fall Session starts on August 27 and runs until December 16. Come on out and learn about all the fantastic areas in to walk and hike in Calgary the the neighbouring Kananaskis, Banff and Kootenay...Read More
Want to have a day of wilderness calm to balance out your Canada Day celebrations? How about some spectacular wildflowers hikes in the Kananaskis? Or an urban walk through the Beltline, Mount Royal and into Roxboro/ Erlton natural park, followed by an Elbow River stroll through Lindsay park. Check out my CTV segment from June 28, 2017 for some ideas! Watch my CTV SEGMENT: Long Weekend Hikes and Walks And here are the Gemtrek maps...Read More
June 3, 2017: About 100 people joined me on a phenomenal, 7-8 km Walk 150 walkabout today from the central Calgary Public Library. The goal of Walk 150 is the welcome everyone to join in and connect communities, and with a special emphasis on welcoming newcomers. Today our feature language was Mandarin and there were SO MANY newcomers who came along with the staff and interpreter from Centre for Newcomers – must have been 35 people! So...Read More
Walk 150: Walking Builds Communities It was a wonderful Walk 150 walk starting from the Bowness Library on May 13, 2017. Check it out on our Facebook page. This walk was part of my partnership with Calgary Public Library and The Centre for Newcomers and the walks feature language was Arabic. We welcomed people from all over, from the SW of Calgary to Syria, to explore the backstreets of Bowness and the wetlands, single track...Read More