Two Cirques in One Week – Ptarmigan and C-Level Cirques

We definitely didn’t make it out to the mountains much this summer but fall in Calgary often gives another chance to get out and enjoy the mountains. We haven’t been hiking anything particularly challenging but did make it out for two outings the other week. Ptarmigan Cirque – 4.5 km This was the perfect kid-friendly …

From Calgary to Fernie Along Hwy 93

We’ve probably driven to the cabin at least a dozen times – and to Fernie or area a few more – and every time we take basically the same route – south of Hwy 2, and then maybe Hwy 22 before heading west. This trip I decided we should completely switch things up, and take …

Shoulder Season Hiking – Sibbald Lake Area

The Sibbald Area of Kananaskis is less than an hour drive from our central Calgary home, making it a great destination when you don’t want to be driving and instead want to be wandering in the early season sunshine. I’ve only been there once before to hike, but we always come into the area in …

Day Hiking 2016 – Fullerton Loop

So, we’re still experiencing a ridiculously warm February (except Friday – it was freezing) but we’re doing a better job of enjoying than I was last week. On Saturday we went for a skate and a walk in Bowness Park and I was surprised that there is enough ice. It was still warm enough later in …

Colorado – Around Denver and a 14er

I can’t believe I haven’t managed to finish writing about my trip to Colorado (it has been two months now). This post finishes up my adventures with our time in Denver. After our morning of hiking on the dunes, M and I headed back towards Denver for the final stage of our Colorado adventures. Our first stop …