Hike365 Friends Do Chester Lake

Chester Lake, located in Spray Valley Provincial Park Kananaskis, AB, welcomes all who love the outdoors. From hikers to cross-country and backcountry skiers and snowshoers, this dog-friendly trail is popular with adventurers of all levels and takes about 2-4 hours to complete.

Save Your Gear - Part 1: Puffy Jackets. Done the right way, you can make your favourite piece last forever.

The Zipka made by Petzl, is also easy to turn on and off with a soft button, but doesn’t turn on when it is in your pocket or rolling around in your pack. 

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Mountain Muffin When knee deep in snow and hands are freezing cold, there is nothing more convenient than grabbing a quick muffin from your pack to stave off hunger.  What’s best is that you can even leave your gloves on!  Here is a recipe inspired by my mama-in-law that is super easy... Continue Reading →

Summer is short up here in the north and having a game plan for where you want to go + what you want to experience ahead of time means more room in your schedule to make the most of the season!  To help you with future planning, we went over all the fun things we... Continue Reading →

The long warm days of summer may have passed us by for now, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to pack up the camping + hiking gear! There are still a number of weeks ahead that will provide you with some much appreciated cooler days on the trail followed by cozy nights at the fire while... Continue Reading →

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. If you haven't considered visiting a lodge, yurt or cabin yet, you surely will after checking out this round up of our 5 favourite trips!

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.

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