Snowshoe Safety, shelters and Winter teas

Learn a few Snowshoe 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 techniques, how to get up from a fall 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.
  • Outings run Mid November to mid-March, depending on conditions.

Price: $80 per adult $60 per child, for the day. Snowshoes not included

Current Course Dates:  Saturday Nov. 13, 20th. Dec. 4th and Sunday Dec. 12th

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

Possible locations include:

Hogarth Lakes, Black Prince Cirque, Sibbald lake area, West Bragg Creek, Long Prairie Loop in the Sheep and Yamnuska Meadows. For a family outing inner city wildland parks are a possibility!


Snowshoes can be rented from: the U of C outdoor centre, The Norseman Outdoor Specialists, Rapid Rent and Moose Mtn. General Store.

Meeting location will be sent to you in an email closer to the outing. Once you have registered for a class, Waivers and Medical forms will be sent 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 standards, currently that is a maximum of 10 participants. The group will maintain physical spacing at all times. Bring your own lunch.

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




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