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Fitness and Adventure

Three Fall Hiking Alternatives to Larch Valley

Trek these trails to take in the famous fall larches without the crowds

Upcoming Charity Runs and Walks This Fall

You can do one (or more) race for charity almost every weekend until the end of October.

What to do in the Mountains in August

From stargazing to art classes to kayaking to comedy, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

Try Stand Up Paddleboarding in Canmore

We have tips on where to get the gear and what to do once you get on the water.

Hike Here This Weekend: Aylmer Lookout

The well-groomed trail and calming views of Lake Minnewanka surrounded by rugged mountain peaks are everything you want in a view, making this long day surprisingly easy.

3 High-End Hiking Trips Close to Calgary

These are all mountain getaways where you can bag a peak, traverse a ridge and end the day in the lap of luxury.

Try This Hike: Spray River Loop in Banff National Park

This easy hike is near the Banff Springs Hotel that takes you to an open meadow with picnic tables.

10 Highlights Along the 138-Kilometre Rotary/Mattamy Greenway

Explore new parts of the city this summer and use the Rotary/Mattamy Greenway — the longest urban pathway in the world — to get there.

Paddle Down Calgary's Bow River on a Rented Kayak or Raft from The Paddle Station

The new local company has mobile rental stations set up at Shouldice Park, Prince's Island Park and St. Patrick's Island.

What You Need to Know About the Skyline Luge at WinSport

It’s fast enough for the speed demons out there, but controlled enough for the cautious.

Where to Rent a Bike in Calgary and the Mountains

Rent a high-performance mountain bike, a cruiser or a four-wheel surrey bike.

All About Trail Running, Including Where to Try It This Season

A weekend getaway planned around a challenging, muddy trail race is an increasingly popular way to experience the mountains.

Fun Runs, Serious Runs and Obstacle Course Races To Participate In This Spring and Summer

Whether you prefer to run for the challenge of it, for the fun of it or for the fundraising element, there are plenty of races you can register for. Here are some of the running events from April through to August you should know about.

What It’s Like Inside Bolder Climbing Community

It’s Calgary’s first bouldering specific climbing gym, but it’s also a slick café. Bolder Climbing Community opens its doors for the first time this Saturday, April 8.

Where to Take Your Bike for a Tune-up

Where to go if you’re looking to pay for professional service or tune your bike yourself.

Try This: Go Bouldering at a Local Climbing Gym

Even absolute beginners can channel their inner Spider-Man and try this activity. Test your upper body strength and conquer your fear of heights (but without getting too high) at a local climbing gym.

4 Places For a Great Cross-Country Ski Getaway

The skinny on some great destinations for Nordic skiers who want the resort experience.

Try This: Nordic Skiing at the Canmore Nordic Centre

This is the view you’ll get, so why wouldn’t you give it a try? (And you’ll get your heart rate up and you’ll get a full day of activity in for less than $50.)