Snowshoe Safety, shelters and Winter teas

Learn Snowshoe safety tips, shelter building and what trees, make good winter teas!

Join us in Kananaskis country and take a wild, winter walk on snowshoes.

  • Learn energy efficient walking techniques, how to get up from a fall safely, and how to choose the best lunch spot.
  • Learn how to read animal tracks and wildlife signs.
  • Enjoy, in your own thermos, one of nature's wild winter teas, fresh that day!
  • Outings run Mid-January to mid-March, depending on conditions.

Price: $80 per adult $60 per child, for a full  day. Minimum 4 people. (Snowshoes not included).

Current Course Dates:  Contact us to set up a private outing!

Time:  10:00am - 2:00 pm (Driving time not included).

Possible locations include:

Black Prince Cirque or Ribbon Creek in Kananaskis area. Sibbald lake parking area, West Bragg Creek, or in the South,  Long Prairie Loop or Brown Lowrey Provincial Park. Inner city wildland parks in the SW and NW are options, depending on snowpack.

Snowshoes can be rented from: the U of C outdoor centre (NW), The Norseman Outdoor Specialists and Rapid Rent, (in the SW), Kananaskis Outfitters in Kananaskis Village and Moose Mtn. General Store, in Bragg Creek.

Meeting location will be emailed to you once you have registered for an outing. It will include a list of things to bring, directions and weather conditions. A Waiver and Medical form are included for participants to fill out. They must be read and signed to attend.

Meet up at:  Barrier Lake Information Centre for all Kananaskis outings.

Group sizes will comply with covid policies, currently, for easy physical spacing, that is a maximum of 12 participants. Please bring your own lunch, a thermos with a hot drink and all personal clothing layers.

Please do not attend if you or anyone in your household, are feeling unwell.

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