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Hiking Kananaskis Country – Grizzly Peak during Larch Season

One of our favourite destinations during wildflower season, Grizzly Peak is also a solid option for larch season. Less well-known than the crowded trails around Lake Louise, it’s a half-day hike that’s easy to extend with a ridge walk or an exploration of Pocaterra Cirque.

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Cycling Highwood Pass

Many of our favourite hikes are up in the Highwood Pass area of Kananaskis Country: Arethusa Cirque, Pocaterra Cirque/Ridge and Grizzly Ridge, to name a few. The area is closed to vehicles from December 15 through June 15 each year. But it’s not closed to bicycles! With our teenage son joining friends for the better…

Hiking Kananaskis Country – Arethusa Cirque

Mr. GeoK and I ventured into the Highwood Pass again on Saturday. We first hiked Arethusa Cirque about 10 years ago, and have done the straightforward 5 km loop at least once each year since. It’s one of our “go to” hikes when we’re introducing other families to one of our favourite outdoor activities. This…