CTV Walking Wednesday- Confederation Park winter walkabout, Calgary

I took CTV viewers to Confederation Park this week for a winter walkabout along the paved pathway system. The route in my book continues into the neighbourhoods of Mount Pleasant and Capital Hill where hungry walkers can make a tasty pit stop at Edelwiess German Cafe and store and at Weeds Capuccino. Watch the episode...

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CTV Walking Wednesday: How to dress for Calgary Winter Walkabouts

CTV Walking Wednesday: How to dress for Calgary Winter Walkabouts

If you want some tips on how to dress for winter walkabout, check out my CTV segment. Key points 1. Layer up: Temperatures change rapidly in Calgary. With many layers you can adjust your temperature. 2. Get a pair of traction devices for your shoes or boots. Post-Chinook Calgary can be VERY slippery. Traction devices will keep you upright and injury free. 3. Down is your friend at -20 or below. A long down jacket will keep your butt warm. This...

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Moose car wash in the Kananaskis

Moose car wash in the Kananaskis

    Got a moose carwash on the way to our snowshoe in the Spray Lakes area of the Kananaskis yesterday. The car was licked clean, well, sort of. It was a wonderful wintery and slightly weird day!          ...

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CTV Christmas Lights Walk: Elbow Park, Upper Mount Royal, Stanley Park, Calgary

CTV Christmas Lights Walk: Elbow Park, Upper Mount Royal, Stanley Park, Calgary

Christmas Lights Walks!  I shared the Elbow Park, Upper Mount Royal, Stanley Park route from Calgary’s Best Walks on CTV Morning today. Go winter, oh yeah! Follow this link to see the CTV segment. Join me for a guided Christmas Lights Walk, following the route I shared today, next Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30. If you purchase a copy of my book, you some on the walk for FREE! (or you get a gift certificate to come on another Winter Urban Walkabout...

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Winter Snowshoe & City Walks Calendar!

Winter Snowshoe & City Walks Calendar!

    The Club Fit Frog Winter Calendar of City Walks and Rockies snowshoe and Ski days in on-line. Join us for for powder-pouncing some winter fun! Sign up by November 15 and get a FREE snowshoe day in November or December! Winter Calendar!    

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CTV Walking Wednesday: Garrison Woods, Altadore and Glenmroe Dam, SW Calgary

The fall colours are in full glory and so it is a great time to head out for a walkabout in the city. Garrison Woods is a neat community with lots of cut-though pathways; designed with the pedestrian and cyclist in mind. And at Halloween the residents have to remortgage their homes to buy enough candy for all the kids that roam the streets. You can follow the walk in my guidebook, route 23! Check out my CTV...

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CTV Walking Wednesday: Fish Creek Park, Bow Valley Ranch, SE Calgary

My CTV Walking Wednesday walkabout was in Fish Creek Park, Bow Valley Ranch, SE on September 2, 2015. Just the perfect park to slow the pace, recharge the batteries with fresh air, exercise and a good cup of coffee! Watch the CTV Segment. I have lots of book events this fall. Check the calendar and drop by and say hi!  ...

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