Snowshoeing

Introduction to Snowshoeing Lecture

In this evening lecture, we'll cover snowshoeing basics: how to select and fit snowshoes, the best clothing and footwear for winter sport, essential day pack contents, safety concerns and where to go. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor.

Snowshoe Sampler

Dip your toe into snowshoeing this winter, and discover a great new winter hobby.
This 2-hour afternoon course will introduce you to snowshoeing as a winter activity and cover the basic skills and knowledge to get out on your own, or build up to our full-day programs.  
Meet your guide in a city park and enjoy the snow while talking about clothing, equipment, and techniques.
Prerequisite: none. Includes: guide, snowshoes, and poles.

Guided Snowshoe Day Hikes

Discover new snowshoeing locations in Kananaskis or close to Calgary in a group with an experienced guide. All destinations have been selected to take advantage of the best snow conditions throughout the season, for both beginners and experienced snowshoers.
We'll cover safety guidelines, instruction on travel skills in different terrain and interpretive information on the area. Trips are either on Saturday or Sunday.
Due to current COVID-19 distancing practices, all trips will meet at trailheads in Kananaskis.

Discover Snowshoeing Series

Become a confident snowshoer in 3 weekends. In this series you'll get the Introduction to Snowshoeing lecture, and 3 snowshoe day trips with our experienced guides that progress in difficulty from week-to-week.
All trips cover safety guidelines, instruction on travel skills in different terrain, and interpretive information on the area. Trips are either on Saturday or Sunday.
Due to current COVID-19 distancing practices, all trips meet at trailheads in Kananaskis. Prerequisite: none. Includes: guide, snowshoes.

Outdoor Winter Break Camp

Get outside and play over Winter Break. This 3-day camp is jammed packed full of fun activities. We will wall climb, play loads of outdoor games, and will have some activities that will vary depending if there is snow on campus: cross country skiing day OR winter survival skills day and snowshoeing half day OR a nature walk learning about local animals, plants, and navigation.

Includes: instruction, equipment
Required: weather-appropriate clothing and indoor footwear.

Please be aware, our temperature cut off for going outside is -18. Please make sure your child is dressed for the weather and we will make sure they have a great time!