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Rae Glacier – Kananaskis Country – Hiking Alberta | Hiking with Barry

The Rae Glacier hike in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada has been dramatically altered by recent flooding events over past years.     Access to improved and clearly signed parking is achieved following the drive west from Calgary along the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 1) and south on Kananaskis Trail (Hwy 40) to the clearly signed and recently repaired, … Read more

Headwall Lakes – Kananaskis Country – Hiking Alberta | Hiking with Barry

  Headwall Lakes, past the south-east flank of Mount Chester, guard the approach to The Fortress in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada.     The drive west on the TransCanada Hwy from Calgary, then southeast on Kananaskis Trail (Hwy 40) through Kananaskis Country, branches right on Kananaskis Lakes Road to a right turn at the junction with Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail (Hwy 742) … Read more

Dyson Falls – Kananaskis Sheep – Hiking Alberta | Hiking with Barry

  Dyson Falls is located within the Sheep River component of south Kananaskis Country west of Turner Valley, Alberta, Canada.     This day delivers on the expectation for the hike.  The weaher is interesting.  The small town of Turner Valley provides access to the Sheep RIver Valley section of South Kananaskis Country.  This town gained historical significance … Read more

Horseshoe Canyon – Drumheller – Hiking Alberta | Hiking with Barry

  Horseshoe Canyon is clearly signed about 18 KM south-west on the Highway 9 access into Drumheller, Alberta.     This bizarre and incredibly beautiful badlands feature punctuates seemingly limitless stretches of rolling and relatively flat, monotonous prairie landscape.  Horseshoe Canyon is a unique, beautiful and forever memorable hiking experience. Clearly signed Horeshoe Canyon is a turn west to … Read more

Construction on the Canmore Access to Kananaskis Country | Hiking with Barry

  Traffic between Canmore and Whiteman’s Gap will be seriously compromised by major construction in Summer 2018.     Update:  Please be advised of a Construction Closure on Ha Ling Trail and climbing routes from August 7 – 30, 2018. Always best to do a last minute check for dynamically changing information, further information and details found on the Alberta Parks/Kananaskis … Read more