CTV Walking Wednesday: Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, NW Calgary

  Take a fall walkabout in Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park. Situated along the Bow River between Calgary and Cochrane, this park is the perfect spot to stoll, have a picnic or watch the trains roll by. Take a watch of my CTV Walk Wednesday Segment from August 26. Presentation at the Ranch And join me at Glenbow Ranch on September 22, 2015 at 7 pm for a slide show presentation about Calgary’s Best Walks! Contact the Glenbow Ranch Park...

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CTV Walking Wednesdays: Bankview, Scarboro, Mount Royal, SW

    For a more urban walkabout, try out my books Bankview, Scarboro, Connaught, Mount Royal route. Beautiful homes and gardens, and tree lined streets make up Mount Royal. Head into Bankview and walk through pocket parks, along hilly streets with quirky, varied homes . Finish off the walk along 17 Avenue for a cup of coffee or lunch or a bit of shopping. Or, just grab a comfy bench and enjoy some people watching!  Here is the CTV...

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CTV Walking Wednesdays: Riley Park, Kensington, McHugh Bluffs, NW

  Join me on an urban walkabout through one of the cities best walking areas: Sunnyside, Kensington and McHugh Bluffs. My books route starts in Riley Park and travels along Sunnysides side-streets, up McHugh Bluffs for phenomenal vies of the downtown core, the Bow River and the Rockies. Bring the kids and the dogs and enjoy this urban gem!  Watch my August 5, 2015 CTV segment...

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CTV Walking Wednesday: The Weaselhead and North Glenmore Park Trails, Calgary

I featured the Weaslehead wilderness area for my Walking Wednesday segment on CTV Morning today. A walkabout on the Weaslehead trails in like hitting the recharge button for your brain! And just in case you need a reminder about why we need a nature fix once in a while, a nice walk in the woods, here you go: Why a walk in the woods feels so good There is no Wi-Fi in the forest, but trust me, you will find a better connection. Walking in the...

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CTV Walking Wednesday: Sandy Beach, Britannia and Elbow Park Calgary

On my CTV Walking Wednesday segment last week we talked about the great walking around Sandy Beach, and the communities of Riverdale, Britannia and Elbow Park. Fantastic homes and gardens, the popular River Park off leash and a doggie beach below! A hidden stairway in Elbow Park leads to a slope-side trail that is lined in Saskatoon shrubs. The Saskatoons are ripe along the escarpments right now so plan a grazing trek....

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CTV Calgary Walking Wednesday: Briar Hill and Hounsfield Heights Urban Hike, NW

Have you walked Briar Hill and West Hillhurst in Calgary’s northwest lately? How about Hounsfield Heights, the Mount Royal of the North? I featured the Briar Hill & Housfield Heights on my CTV Morning segment this week. This route is a wonderful mix of neighbourhoods, single track trail green space climbs with phenomenal downtown Calgary views, gardens, and the Bow River. And you’ll be pleased to know that the route travels past...

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CTV Morning Walking Wednesday: Edworthy Douglas Fir Trail & Wildwood, NW Calgary

I featured the Douglas Fir Trail and Wildwood on my CTV Morning segment today. Wanna sweat? Check it out! Hidden amongst the most easterly stand of Douglas fir trees that tower above the Bow River is the Douglas Fir Trail. Stairs, bridges, creeks, and narrow winding paths dip and climb 60 m from the river valley to the lookout point. A fantastic trail for physical training, it is also a shaded wilderness oasis in the height of the summer....

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