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.
Where to go if you’re looking to pay for professional service or tune your bike yourself.
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.
You'll get fit and you'll have a lot of fun. We promise.
If you know where to go, it's easy to get in a game of shinny. You'll find outdoor rinks with nets and fire pits and separate ice for skaters who don't want to play the game.
Rental shops and used sports stores make it easy for anyone to enjoy this winter sport.
If you're looking to try something a little different this winter, consider activities like ski-joring, snowkiting and ice climbing.
Five indoor climbing gyms (and one store) in Calgary, Banff and Canmore with lessons and programs for beginners.