Due to Covid 19 and crowded trails, our group size is 8.
Please do not attend if you have been out of the country recently or if you have Flu-like symptoms. Thank you for your consideration.
Our edible plant hikes, introduce you to the native, edible foods, in Kananaskis. Each hike takes you to a different eco-system to build your plant knowledge of plant communities in Aspen, Pine and Spruce forests and creek-side habitats.
On our edible plant hikes, you will learn:
To read the health of plant communities and know the best season to collect.
The relationship animals have to plants and the role of the plant in the eco-system
Recognize the plant’s habitat and where to find them
Safe identification of a handful of native edible plants
A variety of historic and current uses of these plants
How to be safe in the woods while foraging. 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.
May 28, Fri - Coal Mine scar June 6, Sun - Yamnuska June 18, Fri - Brown Lowrey Prov Park June 19, Sat - Long Prairie Ridge June 26, Sat - Yamnuska, Bow Valley Prov. Park.
July 11, Sun - Dyson Falls, Sandy McNabb July 18, Sun - Powderface Ridge, Elbow Falls area July 26, Sun - Eagle Hill Aug. 8, Sun - Burstall Lakes, PLPP Aug. 15, Sun - Black Prince, PLPP
Sept 12, Sun - Grass Pass, the Highwood Sept 25, Sat - Cox Hill
All hikes are easy to moderate in length and distance, roughly 4 to 8 km. Time: approx 9 am to 3:00 pm.
Price per person per hike: $95
We honor and acknowledge the teachings of the First Nations and Metis people that have shared with us. The Nakoda Sioux, Cree, Kainai, Pikani, Siksika tribes of the Blackfoot, as well as the Interior Salish, who have historic trade routes here. We are grateful that this land is still intact and that this wisdom is still with the people.
"Thank you for the excellent course. It was a great way to learn more about the mountain habitat.”
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!"
“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.”