Kananaskis Outfitters Summer 2015 Tours

Posted on: May 29th, 2015

Explore Kananaskis Country and gain new skills with the help of a guide! Kananaskis Outfitters has a number of guided tours scheduled for this summer.

Ghost Town Hike

If history fires up your imagination, then you’ll love the Ghost Town Hike. Participants will explore the ghost town of Ribbon Creek and learn about its past mining community. Then they’ll hike up Mt Allan to the site of the coal mine that brought 3000 people to the Kananaskis Valley in the 1940’s. Choose from one of these Saturday tours: June 27, July 11, or August 22.

Wildlife Tracking 101

Wildlife Tracking 101 will teach you the basics of the art of tracking. An experienced interpretive guide will teach you to recognize and identify tracks and scat. You’ll be able to use your new identification skills on every hike you take! Tours offered on the following Sundays: June 7, July 5, July 26, August 30.

Voyageur Canoe Tour


Team sports meet history when you embark on a Voyageur Canoe tour. Nine adult guests can ride in each 25′ long boat. The tour begins with a lesson on paddling with an emphasis on teamwork. Participants will then explore Barrier Lake as their guide recounts the Voyageur days and the significance of these explorers to Western Canada. Tours are available on the following Sundays: June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, August 16, and August 23.

Scenic Photography Tour of Kananaskis

The Scenic Photography Tour of Kananaskis will give you some top-notch opportunities to take stunning scenic shots. Participants will take short walks to a number of scenic view points during this four hour long tour. As a bonus, chauffeuring will be provided so participants can enjoy the view and concentrate on photo ops! Choose from a tour on Sunday June 14, June 28, July 5, July 12, July 26, August 2, or August 30.

Be sure to visit the Kananskis Outfitters website to see many other fun activities they’re providing this summer, including Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) lessons!

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