From stargazing to art classes to kayaking to comedy, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.
We have tips on where to get the gear and what to do once you get on the water.
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.
These are all mountain getaways where you can bag a peak, traverse a ridge and end the day in the lap of luxury.
This easy hike is near the Banff Springs Hotel that takes you to an open meadow with picnic tables.
Explore new parts of the city this summer and use the Rotary/Mattamy Greenway — the longest urban pathway in the world — to get there.
The new local company has mobile rental stations set up at Shouldice Park, Prince's Island Park and St. Patrick's Island.
It’s fast enough for the speed demons out there, but controlled enough for the cautious.
Rent a high-performance mountain bike, a cruiser or a four-wheel surrey bike.
A weekend getaway planned around a challenging, muddy trail race is an increasingly popular way to experience the mountains.
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.
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 go if you’re looking to pay for professional service or tune your bike yourself.
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.
The skinny on some great destinations for Nordic skiers who want the resort experience.
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.)
If you’ve never ever skied before, now’s your chance to learn the basics by joining in Never Ever Days.
It's more fun to learn a new skill — or improve a skill you already have — when you're in a group.