Tag: Kananaskis

Hike – Prairie Mountain Ridge

Had a chance to escape the city today with my hiking friend Taylor. She’s always game to go for a walk, especially when it is in the mountains.

We were out in Bragg Creek last week and in certain dark hollows the ground has snow already. The dog days of summer indeed.

Today, we took a trail…




Weekend Gravel Road Camping Adventure – Kootenays, Whiteswan Provincial Park and Forestry Trunk Road Kananaskis

Settler’s Road and the Forestry Trunk Road into Kananaskis

Kilometres: approx 930
Temps: vary from 14 at night to 30 celcius during riding days
Time Two Days Riding – One Night Camping

Day 1

Things have been so busy this summer this is the first chance to squeeze in a multi-day ride. Thought I’d try some new areas…




Latest Start to the Riding Season Yet – Calgary to Coleman via 532 and Highway 40 Forestry Road

This year has been so busy with work and with renovations that I haven’t really had enough time to ride hardly at all. I’ve been for a couple short rides to Bragg Creek and commuting but today was my first real ride. The weather also hasn’t been cooperating and honestly the first really nice weather…




Day Ride – Powerface Trail, Kananaskis, Spray Lakes, Canmore

Finally had decent weather and some time off again. I wanted to get some more practise on backroads and gravel.
Not a bad day. Much of the route I’ve been on before in the truck or car. A bit cooler in Kananaskis and it even, gasp, started to snow at higher altitudes.

I’ve gained some confidence…




Day Ride – Kananaskis – A not so sunny day

Had a chance again today to zip out to Kananaskis. I was planning to head out to the Powderface Trail but when I got there the rain/snow had socked into the area and I had to come back. It began raining in epic biblical proportions. Flash rains and clay/mud roads don’t mix.

Just before I turned…