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There may be a K-Country revival, but it’s still raw and rugged

We were fortunate to have Andrew Penner rediscover Kananaskis. Here’s his piece from the Calgary Herald. “The momentum has really been building here,” “We’ve seen steady year-over-year growth and there is definitely a new shine on everything here in Kananaskis. We still don’t have the crowds like other mountain destinations, but that’s a good thing. Kananaskis has always been about the mountains, the raw and rugged landscape, and the development here has always been in harmony with this. The new Kananaskis Nordic Spa, with its

Photographing the Aurora Borealis

Our winter tours kicked off last week with our first Stargazing hike of the season, timed to coincide with the Orionid meteor shower. The evening went flawlessly, with completely clear skies and everyone getting the chance to see multiple meteors and the Milky Way overhead. It was the perfect way to start the season of stargazing.  We like to time our tours to correspond with space events, things like meteor showers or peak nights for the Northern Lights. We always welcome cameras on our hikes