Watch my CTV Calgary segment on Fall Kananaskis Rockies hikes for Families, friends and avid hikers

Watch my CTV Calgary segment on Fall Kananaskis Rockies hikes for Families, friends and avid hikers

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...

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CTV Walking Wednesday: Kid Favourite Calgary Walkabouts!

CTV Walking Wednesday: Kid Favourite Calgary Walkabouts!

  All walks are great for kids of course, but there are some urban walkabouts that are clear favourites. Bring on the ice cream stops, watermarks, massive hills to roll down, single track trails along escarpments, waterfalls and for the teenagers in the group, a burger stop in Kensington! Watch my Kid Favorite CTV segment!         ...

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CTV Walking Wednesday: Snowshoeing in Calgary and the Rockies!

  I took CTV viewers snowshoeing on my latest segment. Watch the segment here! If you want to know more about where to snowshoe, maps and trails, check out my post on where to snowshoe in and around Calgary. And for more info on snowshoeing, where to rent, what to bring, take a read of my snowshoe page on this website. Snowshoeing is great exercise, just like walking but slower, in spectacular terrain. It is a wonderful family activity...

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Calgary is Canada’s BEST city for Walking!

Yes, it is true. I have walked Canadian cities from coast to coast and this I know is true, Calgary is the best city for walking, by a long shot. What makes Calgary such a walking paradise is the way nature is integrated into all parts of the city. When you add canopies of trees to a street, it makes for a nicer walk. Our urban forests blanket communities thanks to early parks superintendents William Reader and William Pearce.     A...

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CTV Morning Walking Wednesdays!

I am so HAPPY to be sharing a walk from my book every Wednesday, June through September on CTV Morning at 7:56 am. Today I featured Ramsay and Inglewood, route 35 in Calgary’s Best Walks. It is quirky and varied, with views of the Rockies, and lots of nature and artwork along the River Walk pathway.  Oh yes, and some great coffee, restaurant and shopping stops along 9 Avenue. Check it out here! Next week, Nose...

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Calgary Herald Book Review!

It was an excellent start to a Saturday morning when I opened the Calgary Herald newspaper, wait, I didn’t have to open it since I WAS ON THE FRONT PAGE! Sorry to yell, but it was a great start indeed. Click on the photos below to read the stories on the Calgary Herald website. See you out there, walking the city!   BLOG NOTE: I post more often on the www.calgarysbestwalks.ca blog    ...

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Calgary’s Best Walks Guidebook coming March 2015!

www.calgarysbestwalks.ca Best-selling author of Calgary’s Best Hikes and Walks and Calgary’s Best Bike Rides and Trails, Lori Beattie is back with a brand-new guidebook. Full colour maps, informative walk descriptions and sidebars, lead and inform you as you walk throughout Calgary. Calgary’s“Queen of the Urban Hike” is back with a new guidebook that leads locals and visitors throughout the best parks, neighbourhoods, people-watching streets...

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