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More snowfall warnings for southern Alberta

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the southwest corner of Alberta on Thursday as more winter weather is expected for the region.

According to the federal weather agency, up to 10 to 15 centimetres of snow is possible by Friday morning. 230 more words


Island Ridge

March 11, 2018. A snowshoe trip up a low mountain in the Crowsnest Pass with moderate elevation gain, in challenging snow conditions.

This is a trip I’ve been sizing up since the beginning of the winter. 1,116 more words


"Blue Mountain 2", 4 March 2018

With the morning temperature in Lethbridge hovering around -21c, I set off by myself for what I thought would be a quick snowshoe up diminutive Ginger Hill in the Castle.   1,977 more words

Scrambles & Hikes

Wedge Mountain Trail

January 26, 2018. A solo, easy snowshoe trip to the shoulder of a low mountain in the Crowsnest Pass, with a challenging extension up towards the summit. 1,013 more words


Camping in the Crowsnest Pass 2008

The mountains have always been a special place to me, although I live on the prairie. Some friends and I went camping where the foothills meet the mountains, where Alberta becomes British Columbia. 91 more words

Despite a lack of snow, Castle Mountain Resort is open for the coming ski season

The barren and brown landscape on your drive to Castle Mountain Resort doesn’t look very promising, but it’s a different story at the base of the ski hill. 348 more words