Calgary & Area

Minnewanka Shoreline Trail mountain biking

Four Alberta bike trails for vivid fall views


I absolutely love summer but autumn might be my favourite time to mountain bike in Alberta. So let's...

Biking at Winsport, Calgary, AB.

New riders gain confidence mountain biking at WinSport


Under my wheels the uneven, winding dirt trail sloped downwards, putting me in an unfamiliar...

View of downtown Calgary, AB, from St. Patrick's Island.

Bike-friendly Calgary Will Connect you to Nature and Urban Adventures


Over the last decade Calgary has prioritized cycling infrastructure. With 1,000 kilometres of...

Alberta staycation road trip

Planning for Post-Pandemic Staycations in Alberta


It might take us a while to build up the confidence to be in a cluster of strangers when we are...

Grande Cache Alberta nordic skiers at Smoky Lake Nordic Club Paul Lavoie ZenSeekers

Get back on skinnies at these Alberta cross-country ski destinations


Wondering where to cross-country ski in Alberta, looking to learn or just casting about for some new...

6 ways to refresh and splash out at Alberta’s lakes and rivers


The long, hot days of summer in Alberta just beg water lovers to find a swimming hole, a place to...

Allies in Exploration


How can we act as good allies when we travel and explore in Western Canada?

Cochrane Summer Market

Market and a meadery in Cochrane


Looking for a place to do just that this summer that also includes a lovely drive towards the...