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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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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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Witnessing Southern Alberta’s Fall Glory: A Hike up Lesueur Ridge

Heinz Unger recounts an early fall hike up Lesueur Ridge in the foothills just west of Calgary: Lesueur Ridge is a steep sandstone ridge facing south overlooking the Ghost River Valley. It’s the first higher elevation feature when traveling from the Bow River through the foothills to the north. And it’s a short one-hour trip  Continue Reading »

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