Hiking in Kananaskis
Links to related web sites
Alberta Hiking Association
To act as an advocate at provincial and regional levels
for walking, hiking, and snowshoeing interests.
Backroad Map Books
Published by Mussio Ventures
Calgary Field Naturalists’ Society
A society which encourages the appreciation, study, observation, and protection of the natural world through field trips, meetings and publications.
Canada Trails is one of the largest directories of trail sports on the web. We have everything you need to know about self-propelled activities, including information on trails, clubs, events and related services. Regional maps show locations of major trails. Many of our trail listings include ratings submitted by visitors to the trails.
Clubtread is an online community dedicated to the outdoors. They are a group of outdoors enthusiasts who get together online to share ideas, trip reports, photographs, and advice. Their message board is one of the primary methods to communicate with others, plan trips, and talk gear.
Friends of Kananaskis
Our mission at The Friends of Kananaskis Country is to to promote the protection, visitor enjoyment, stewardship and appreciation of the natural and cultural resources of Kananaskis Country. As a result, we focus much of our energy and efforts towards educational programming and sustaining the natural environment.
Gem Trek Publishing
Whether you're driving, hiking or biking in the Canadian Rockies, a Gem Trek map-guide will take you where you want to go.
Rocky Mountain Books
Rocky Mountain Books specializes in publishing guidebooks to the Canadian Rockies and books about mountain culture.
Summer Thought Publishing
Publishes books about Kananaskis Country and the Canadian Rockies, including the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide
Survival Skills and Techniques
This blog suggests ways to stay alive when things go downhill on outdoor adventures.
The Alberta government, Parks and Protected Areas, official Kananaskis Country trail reports are updated weekly. They also have avalanche info and other resources for hikers.
Trailex.org is a website that allows trail users to share wildlife information in the Bow Valley (from Banff to Bragg Creek). The goal is to keep humans and wildlife safe. The site allows you to view recent postings before you choose where you want to go for a hike, run, horseback or mountain bike ride. Or you can post a message.