The Montane Traverse Trail, on the east side of the Bow Valley, is another spectacular run. Starting at the Cougar Creek trailhead, it climbs steadily and steeply in parts in the first 2 kilometres. But after that, the trail stretches out into a rollercoaster of a ride along largely technical single track with tree roots, twists and turns, and the occasional rocky creek bed to navigate. Continue reading
The Three Sisters
The Powerline-Loki-Highline Whammy
This is the second trail running route post. It’s a variation on the previous one described in Hello Highline, a speedy, undulating and relatively short 6.5km round trip starting and ending at Quarry Lake, just outside of town. The Powerline-Loki-Highline Whammy also starts and ends in Quarry Lake. However, it covers an altogether more challenging 18.5km with 600m plus of elevation.
Welcome to Canmore
Welcome back to Canmore Runner and more importantly, for the uninitiated at least…
Population: 13,077. Elevation 1309m with surrounding summits reaching 2936m. Home to Canada’s cross-country and biathlon ski teams and so, so much more… Continue reading