Ever Wish For New Trails?

Back on April 1st there was a misleading article suggesting that CATS were building trails in Canmore. While that article was slightly more authentic than Trump tweets, it still seems only right to provide you with some reading that has a bit more substance. Something to chew on, something to savor and enjoy, something with more meat to…

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Shedding Some Light On Road Safety

Days are getting longer, the morning air is a little warmer, and students will soon be out of school. With summer in the air, Canmore’s roads are getting busier too. Canmore recently added about 50km of pavement markings to make it more comfortable for people on bikes to get around town in addition to an…

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2016 Trails Fest

On June 11th, the Friends of Kananaskis Country will host the 2nd annual TRAILS FEST at Kananaskis Village and we want you to join us! The event will consist of multiple activities that showcase the many ways trails are used. Building on last year’s successful event, we anticipate several hundred hiking, biking, skiing and outdoor…

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Bike Friendly Canmore 2016

Could Canmore be more bike friendly? Ribbons of trail draped on mountainsides descending into the community below. A welcoming network of pathways connecting through neighborhoods and into the heart of town. Picturesque patios decorating the bustling Main Street. Amenities like bike maintenance stands, bicycle corrals, bike parking shelters, and the list goes on. Become a recognized 2016 Bike Friendly Business making…

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ARE YOU HOSTING A CANMORE OR KANANASKIS CYCLING EVENT IN 2016?

bikecanmore.ca is working to update the 2016 event calendar. If you’re hosting a community cycling event we want to help spread the word. Here’s what we need to help promote your event: The name and date of the event A concise event description (Max 150 words) High quality photography representative of the event A link…

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CATS – Canmore Area Trails Society

The Canmore Area Trails Society, affectionately known as CATS, is a new organization that is already having a huge impact. In partnership with bikecanmore and the Town of Canmore a missive new network of trails is being developed on the mountains above town by CATS. With a focus on bikes, Canmore and the surrounding slopes and valleys will…

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Flipping Out – Earliest Opening Ever!

Benchlands Trail Bike Skills Park, refreshed by Hang Time Bike Parks and the Town of Canmore Parks crew last year, is set for its earliest opening ever for Friday March 25, 2016! Hopefully the snow will stay away! The Town is asking that riders walk the site prior to dropping in to ensure the lines are dry and free…

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Legacy Trail Opening!

Every spring Canmore, Banff, and Parks Canada put in some elbow grease to have the trail open as early as possible. While the trail isn’t yet open, some mammoth efforts have already been put in to get the snow and ice cleared. Hopefully opening soon for 2016! Here are a handful of tantalizing images from March…

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Bike Love in Canmore – Winning Awards

Bike love, bike lust, call it what you like, Canmore is crazy about bicycles! Adding to the frenzied love affair is the Canadian Rockies Mountain Bike Fest, a landmark for-fun event coming in 2017. The developing Fest recently won second place in the Entrepreneurship Challenge at the 16th annual Growing Rural Tourism Conference, an initiative…

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From Day to Day

BY KD | DYCKKNOWS.COM I rarely claim to know anything with absolute certainty and I am always suspect of those who believe they do. Even scientific absolutes are these days held as truth only until they are disproved, this is a given; only ignorance stands on absolutes. But if I were pressed to hold out…

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