The QE2 Code

To be on the safe side, I googled the QE2 Code, the Queen Elizabeth Highway 2 Code and the Alberta Highway 2 Code and didn't find anything so I hope I'm not stepping on somebody's toes with this. Sometimes referred to as the QE2, Alberta's Highway 2 stretches from north of Edmonton to south of… Continue reading The QE2 Code

Alberta Parks closes popular skiing area due to grizzly and cubs

A popular backcountry skiing area in Kananaskis has been closed indefinitely due to a grizzly bear and her three cubs roaming in the vicinity and potentially denning for the winter. Last Wednesday (Nov. 21), the Black Prince area in K-Country was closed after Alberta Parks noticed one of its collared grizzlies, bear 94, was in… Continue reading Alberta Parks closes popular skiing area due to grizzly and cubs

Victims of climbing accident east of Canmore identified

The two victims of last Sunday‚Äôs (July 29) tragic climbing accident in the Heart Creek area have been identified, but police and Alberta Parks are still unsure about what caused the pair to fall almost 100 metres to their deaths. Calgarians Ranjit Sidhu, 31, and Jane Vuong, 25, were rappelling down the sport climbing route… Continue reading Victims of climbing accident east of Canmore identified