When it comes to backyards, Calgary’s is hard to beat. With postcard-perfect mountains in one direction and terra cotta-hued badlands in the other, there is no shortage of fodder to fuel a hiker’s fire – and not just in Banff.
If you’re looking for something off the beaten (and often crowded) path, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite hikes in the Calgary-area (that aren’t just in Banff) to get you started. One caveat: you’ll need a car; so round up your best hiking buddies and hit the road.
Read the complete article from explore magazine.
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