When I guide snowshoeing trips for families or adults, I’m often asked: “How hard will this be?” my response, “If you can walk, you can snowshoe, with a few minor things to learn.” Basic Snowshoeing Technique When you put your
What To Expect This popular Kananaskis snowshoe trail goes to Chester Lake, a beautiful mountain lake nestled at the base of, you guessed it, Mt. Chester. It’s an ideal hike for families and snowshoers with previous experience. If you’re looking
Snowshoeing is a really budget-friendly winter outdoor activity that provides you with a great sense of accomplishment the first time you try it! What gear do you need? Good News! Unlike other winter sports, you don’t need a lot of
Not all family-friendly summer hiking trails are safe winter hikes Some of the easy, top-rated and accessible family-friendly summer hiking trails are in serious avalanche terrain in the winter. For example, the Lake Agnes Tea House Trail and Big Beehive trail
1. Lake Louise Shoreline: 4 km return, elevation gain minimal The stroller-friendly trail starts from the paved pathway in front of the Fairmount Chateau Lake Louise just past the statue commemorating the Swiss Guides employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway hotels between 1899 and
When you think of taking a family fall hike in the Canadian Rockies valleys of Lyall’s Larch trees with their golden needles, come to mind. The next thing that comes to mind is the crowds and the 4:00 a.m. departure
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