Do you venture out of bounds at the resort, off the hiking trails or into the backcountry of the mountains during winter?
If so, an Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1 (AST 1) is your place to start. You don't need any experience to take this course. It is a must for everyone recreating in the backcountry or slack country.
Join us for a 2 day course in Canmore with Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides on November 16th + 17th, 2019! In this post we are going to go over what our upcoming AST1 course teaches, why it is unique, what you will need to bring and more!
For six seasons now I’ve worn a pair of black ski pants that set me back a solid $650. Around the same time that I bought my pants, a tiny blue heeler named Metsä came into my life wearing an $800 price tag of her own. I probably seem a little bit goofy for spending almost as much on a pair of ski pants as I did on my dog, but keep reading to find out how after much use, these high priced ski pants of mine (along with my girl Metsä) are still going strong!
Do you venture out of bounds at the resort or into the backcountry when out on the trails in winter?
If so, an Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1 (AST 1) is the perfect place to start your winter backcountry mountain education, no experience necessary! And you can do so in Canmore on November 24-25th!
Spring is here and that means dusting off the ol' hiking boots and putting the skis away 'til next year! We spent this winter season exploring the many unique huts, yurts and cabins our province has to offer! Our Hike365 members and ambassadors experienced it all - from the self-catered, to the luxurious. Whether it was a drive up, or a hike in, each place brought us a different experience and one more reason to love traveling within Alberta.
Everyone loves those quiet back country moments away from the city, but finding the time to get there can be challenging! We were given an opportunity to stay in the Engadine Lodge Yurt on a chilly Friday night in February.