Snowshoe Safety and Winter wild stories

Learn to Snowshoe Safely

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

Learn energy efficient techniques for trail making, getting up from a fall and choosing a lunch spot. Learn how to read animal tracks and wildlife signs.

What winter hazards are to be avoided? After this course, you will be aware of safe winter travel and you will have learned some of nature's deep winter secrets.

  • Discover the animal signs and tracks in the snow along the trail. What do they tell you?

  • Develop some skills if you cannot get back to the trail right away.

  • Sample winter teas that could be made on the trail if needed.

Outings run February to mid-March, depending on conditions.

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

Next course:  Feb. 2nd 2020 Time:  9:15 am - 2:00 pm  Location: Hogarth Lakes, Kananaskis (Location may change due to conditions.)

Meet up at:  Barrier Lake Information Centre




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