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Don't Forget The Icers If You Do The Sugar Momma Hike In Winter

The Sugar Mama – Sugar Daddy Hike near Bragg Creek

The Sugar Mama - Sugar Daddy hike is part of a loop that starts at the Allen Bill parking lot off Highway 66 near Bragg Creek, Alberta. It's a great shoulder-season or winter hike that delivers a workout because of its length. But I'd give it a pass in the summer (unless you bike it) when you get up into the mountains at higher elevations. The full loop is just under 14 kilometres long and…

The Powderface Ridge Hike near Bragg Creek

If you want a moderate hike that gets your heart rate up, delivers Rocky Mountain views and wildflower filled meadows do the Powderface Ridge hike near Bragg Creek. The trailhead is about an hour's scenic drive from Calgary - about 10 minutes past Elbow Falls and the trailhead to the popular Prairie Mountain hike. While there are several variations of this hike, we did the straightforward up and back hike from the trailhead to a…

The Fullerton Loop Hike in Kananaskis Country

The Fullerton Loop hike is a great year-round choice that is only 10 minutes from Bragg Creek. On the day we did it, we were actually trying to do the Sugar Momma hike but missed that turnoff by 100 metres. Fortunately the Fullerton Loop is an excellent alternative. You only need a half day to knock off this hike. Do it on snowshoes or with icers once the snow flies. Expect a combination of ridge…

The Fabulous Forgetmenot Ridge Hike

The Forgetmenot Ridge hike is one of five great hikes that you can do in the Bragg Creek area. The other hikes include Prairie Mountain, Moose Mountain, Nihahi Ridge and Powderface Ridge. Accessibility is easy off Highway 66 near Bragg Creek. Trip report for the Forgetmenot Ridge hike The hard part of the hike isn't the initial steep climb but finding the trailhead. It probably took us 25 minutes of false starts before we were…

The Year Round Prairie Mountain Hike near Bragg Creek

The Prairie Mountain hike, accessed near Bragg Creek in Kananaskis Country Alberta, is one of the top year-round hikes if you live in the Calgary area. Nothing beats it for the workout and the views - especially during the winter months. And you don't have to worry about avalanche danger if you stick to the main trail.  The Prairie Mountain hike is similar to Vancouver's Grouse Grind but offers better views. However there is no…

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