Edible Plant Hiking Adventures

Full-Circle-Adventures-Favicon-32x32

Edible Plant Hiking Adventures

Our edible plant hikes, take you on a deep dive into the native, edible foods, in Kananaskis country. Each hike is to a different eco-system where we spend time learning about the plants in Grasslands, Aspen, Pine or Spruce forests and in creek-side habitats.

The hikes are 4 to 8 km long, and are rated as beginner to moderate in difficulty. We walk slowly, stopping often, as the plants call to us!

Please do not attend if you have Flu-like symptoms. Thank you for your consideration.

On our edible plant hikes, you will learn:

  • To know a healthy plant community
  • The relationship local animals have to the plants
  • To easily recognize the plant’s habitat
  • The historic and current uses of  plants
  • A few recipes and samples of plants
  • How to identify a few toxic plants.

Your Certified Professional Guide brings deep wilderness awareness skills, wilderness first aid training and safe group management skills, as well as respectful, cultural practices. Our guides are Wilderness First Aid Certified.

Small groups make for great learning, we encourage group size of 6 to 12 people.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Aug. 6, Sat. -  Black Prince, PLPP                                                                                                                        Aug. 12, Fri. - Burstall Lakes, Smith Dorrien                                                                                                Aug. 14, Sun - Dyson Falls, Kananaskis                                                                                                                Aug. 20, Sat. - Cat Creek, Highwood                                                                                                                Aug. 26, Fri. - Powderface Ridge, Elbow                                                                                                            Aug. 28, Sun. - Lillian Lake, Smith-Dorrien

Sept. 5, Mon - Black Prince, PLPP                                                                                                                  Sept. 10, Sat. - Eagle Hill, Sibbald                                                                                                                  Sept. 18, Sun. Equinox hike to Brown Lowrey, Millarville                                                                    Sept. 25, Sun. - Yamnuska, Bow Valley Prov Park

Details Price Qty
Aug. 20, Sat - Adultshow details + $95.00 (CAD)  
Aug. 26, Fri - Adultshow details + $95.00 (CAD)  
Aug. 28, Sun - Adultshow details + $95.00 (CAD)  
Sept. 5, Mon - Adultshow details + $95.00 (CAD)  
Sept. 10, Sat - Adultshow details + $95.00 (CAD)  
Sept. 18, Sun - Adultshow details + $95.00 (CAD)  
Sept. 25, Sun - Adultshow details + $95.00 (CAD)  

All hikes are rated easy to moderate and roughly 4 to 8 km in distance. We do not always achieve the end of the hike. Time:  9:30 am to 3:00 pm. (times will vary from weekend to weekday hikes.)                                                                                                                                  Price per person per hike: $95                                                                                                    *Details will be e-mailed to you 4 days prior to the hike. Please pay to register. *

We offer custom outings for private groups to these and other, not listed, locations!

We honor and acknowledge the teachings of the First Nations and Metis people that have shared with us. Thank you to the Nakoda Sioux, the Kainai, Pikani, and Siksika people of the Blackfoot, as well as to the Interior Salish, who have historic trade routes here. We are grateful that this knowledge is still intact and that the teachings are still with the people.
The people have been generous in their sharing, and none of us would know as much as we do, if they were not so willing to share with historians, authors and botanists, over the years.
We recognize it is time to live in partnership with the First Peoples of this land, as we all have memories and stories of our families, on the land. We create new stories and memories on the land every day. Thank you.
 

"Thank you for the excellent course. It was a great way to learn more about the mountain habitat.”

Jacqueline Louie

the Alpine Club of Canada

“Thanks, I really enjoyed my hike with full circle adventures.  I think your guiding style is cool, a little of this and that and even a song, a poem and impressions of wildlife!"

Eva

“Hiking with Julie has awakened my senses, she has taught me to listen to Wildlife, hear running water, and learn about the birds around us. That heightened awareness brings so much pleasure to hiking on the trail.”

“Powderface Ridge was a magical day!”

Andree Iffrig

Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter to receive promotions on nature walks, native edible plant courses and super healthy wild-crafted recipes! The newsletter comes out once a month from January to September.