Archive for 'Alberta'

AB – Calgary – Fish Creek PP

[geo_mashup_map height=”200″ width=”400″ zoom=”11″ add_overview_control=”false” add_map_type_control=”true”] Fish Creek Provincial Park is a gem within the City of Calgary. A largely linear park, it stretches along its namesake Fish Creek from 37th St. SW on the west to past the Bow River on the east. It has a mix of paved and non-paved trails, although I […]

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AB – Calgary – Douglas Fir Trail

[geo_mashup_map height=”200″ width=”400″ zoom=”11″ add_overview_control=”false” add_map_type_control=”true”] November 10/08 – Trail Run ~25 minutes on trail, 10 min on Bow River pathway Douglas Fir Trail, Calgary, AB Access via Edworthy Park I did a section of the Douglas Fir Trail the other day. The trail is prone to be icy and snowy due to the many […]

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AB – Banff NP – Tunnel Mountain

[geo_mashup_map height=”200″ width=”400″ zoom=”11″ add_overview_control=”false” add_map_type_control=”true”] Location: Banff, AB Distance: 4.7km Map Link: see below Elevation Gain: 277m Comments: A great shorter trail if you want to stay near the Town of Banff and enjoy some beautiful vistas of the Bow Valley. This is a very common hiking trail so watch out for the hikers. […]

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AB – Waterton NP – Crandell Lake Trail

[geo_mashup_map height=”200″ width=”400″ zoom=”11″ add_overview_control=”false” add_map_type_control=”true”] Location: Waterton, AB Distance: n/a Map Link: see below Elevation Gain: fair bit, TBA Comments: Find Cameron Falls in Waterton town site and then follow the trail up the mountain beside the waterfall. The trails are a true treat. Beautiful views, a variety of hills and some nice single-track. […]

AB – Banff NP – Lake Bourgeau

[geo_mashup_map height=”200″ width=”400″ zoom=”11″ add_overview_control=”false” add_map_type_control=”true”] Location: Banff, AB Distance: 14km round trip Map Link: Trail Map Comments: I really enjoyed this hiking and I think it would be a great trail run. Once again Banff Trail Running recommends this trail, but suggests that bear spray might be wise. Similar to Rockbound Lake the trail […]

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AB – Calgary – Nose Hill Park

Nose Hill [geo_mashup_map height=”200″ width=”400″ zoom=”11″ add_overview_control=”false” add_map_type_control=”true”] Distance: ~16km Elevation: 500ft Map Link: http://www.mapmyrun.com/run/canada/calgary/593575169 Comments: I really enjoy running in Nose Hill Park in Calgary. Coming from Ontario I didn’t immediately appreciate the treeless beauty of a natural grassland park, but after running all around the park for over a year I’ve come to […]


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