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All posts in the KOmtnLife category

Wild Jobs: Gear Shop Owners

Regardless of what you’re doing, outdoor activities all require equipment of some sort and if you’re anything like me you aren’t committed to just one sport, so the gear just continues to pile up. Outdoor enthusiasts are passionate about their chosen pastimes and their extensive gear collections are a source of pride. We’ve all walked into the local shop with no intentions of buying, only to leave with the latest ‘needed’ item, and an even longer wish list. Gearheads like us have all dreamed about

What Corporate Wellness Means to Us

Corporate wellness, team-building, and group adventures are things that we’ve done a lot of in the past and deeply enjoyed doing. Seeing teams bond and explore together in alternative atmospheres, sometimes outside of their comfort zones, is a truly magical thing. As we delve further into these areas, we’ve decided to take a step back and ask ourselves what they mean to us and why it is that we find the experiences so special and so very necessary. We’re excited to share what we’ve come

7 Things You Need to Do in Kananaskis Before All the Snow Melts

There’s a whole lot to do in Kanaskis and we want to make sure you get the most of it! We just going to come right out and say it: it is COLD. It’s been an especially cold winter in the Canadian Rockies, to say the least. Though many of us are dreaming of warmer days and starting to plan for spring and summer adventures, winter is here to stay for a little while longer. Rather than hibernating, we want to help you face and

Finding Gold in the Rockies

While cooler temperatures at night have most people thinking of curling up with a good book and cozy sweaters, true outdoors enthusiasts know that these cooler temperatures bring about the perfect conditions for fall hiking and photo-worthy views: light dustings of snow on the mountain tops, lingering twilights, and best of all? Changing leaves on mountain slopes. While Alberta doesn’t have the autumnal reds that you can find in Eastern Canada, we are pretty fond of the colours that we do have: the flaming orange/reds

Hike Canada’s Highest Pass

This season we have put a twist on one of our classic KO tours. How did we do that you ask? Well, we made it even easier for you to get out and hike on the Highwood Pass. We have added a new member to the Kananaskis Outfitters team: Big Bertha! Big Bertha is our brand new passenger van, so we can now shuttle adventurers from our shop in the Kananaskis Village, right up to the top of the Highwood Pass for their hike. Let’s

Kananaskis Outfitters Visits Wild Life Distillery

Have you heard about Adventure Hub? Yes? Awesome! No? Then you need to check this out.  What is Adventure Hub? Well long story short, it is a curated group of experiences from incredible, locally owned companies focused on offering unique experiences based on their personal expertise. With experiences from cave exploration with Canmore Cave Tours, to sleigh rides with Boundary Ranch or float trips with Canmore Raft Tours, Adventure Hub has it all. Kananaskis Outfitters is proud to be a member of this incredible group