Adventures for Wilderness
 
 

Due to ongoing concerns around COVID-19, all Adventures for Wilderness event dates are subject to change. AWA will continue to follow the advice of public health experts during this time.

We will update the Adventure webpages as we are able to confirm dates.

 

After 28 successful Climb for Wilderness events, Alberta Wilderness Association is celebrating 55 years as an association with a new and exciting program –

Adventures for Wilderness

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Kicking off A4W 2021: A Family Skate along the Bowness Ice Trail

The second season of AWA’s Adventures for Wilderness got off to a great start with an afternoon of skating in Calgary’s Bowness Park. Adventure coordinator Sean Nichols tells the story: Sitting around the firepit post-skate and crunching on s’mores, we remarked that the weather had turned out to be pretty much perfect. Weather is always  Continue Reading »

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Cochrane & Lochend Areas Field Trip: Exploring Geology and the Impacts of Fracking

On October 9, Senior Petroleum Geologist Tako Koning led an expedition to the Cochrane and Lochend areas west of Calgary to explore the local magnificent glacial geology and also see a rapidly developing program of hydraulic fracking for oil in the area. He recounts: Friday, October 9th began cloudy and cold but we had a  Continue Reading »

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