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Extremely icy road conditions on southwest Alberta highways

Nanton RCMP issued a warning Thursday night about dangerous road conditions in southern Alberta that was still in effect Friday morning.

READ MORE: Hundreds stranded on Coquihalla Highway overnight, forced to sleep in their cars… 274 more words


Crowsnest Pass hopes to change drive-through mindset with new tourism website

Crowsnest Pass is a place where many travellers will stop to get gas and then carry on to their final destination, but the Economic Development Committee is hoping a new… 325 more words


Phillips: Protecting Castle parks is an important step for future generations

By Shannon Phillips

It’s a majestic natural wonder, sacred to indigenous peoples, home to more than 200 rare or at-risk species and a destination for thousands of visitors each year. 525 more words


"Blue Mountain" 21 January 2017

Sitting at roughly the same elevation as nearby Mount Backus and Burmis Mountain, Blue Mountain is the local name for this foothill situated on the edge of the Crowsnest Pass and the Castle Wilderness.   1,734 more words

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Alberta gem: Plenty to see and do on a driving holiday to history-soaked Crowsnest Pass

I’m not sure if it was the nasty northwest wind that was cold enough to freeze your eyelids to your forehead or the fact that there was an open bag of Doritos in the vehicle, but, regardless, I had no takers to get out and pose in front of the Burmis Tree. 757 more words


Burmis Mountain, 7 January 2017

One of the things to be aware of when hiking or snowshoeing in the Crowsnest Pass, is that some of the destinations require access permission from either private landowners or those who have leased public lands for agricultural purposes.   2,457 more words

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Crowsnest Ridge, 28 December 2016

Merry Christmas!  After a busy end to the semester followed by a wonderful Christmas spent with family and friends, it was time to move the holiday fun outside.   1,730 more words

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