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Stargazing Snowshoe Tour in Kananaskis

Enjoy a starry, moonlit snowshoe tour with a skilled guide through the Kananaskis forest. Be amazed by a sky full of more stars than you could possibly ever imagine.
Where:Kananaskis. Alberta
Price for:1 Participant
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Stargazing Snowshoe Tour - Adult
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Stargazing Snowshoe Tour - Youth
Youth = 13 - 17 years.
Enjoy the incredible sights and sounds of a Rocky Mountains landscape after the sun has gone down.

Your winter stargazing adventure begins when you meet your guide in Kananaskis Village and get fitted with snowshoes and a headlamp.

Along the way, your guide will provide you with some interesting information about the surrounding forest and native wildlife.

Once you reach the open meadow by the river, you can relax, take in the night sky and enjoy cookies and hot chocolate while your guide sets up the telescope. You are welcome to bring a camera and tripod to try some astrophotography or you can just hang out with the group, look through the telescope and chat about astronomy. Your guide will point out constellations and tell you interesting facts about the night sky.

This easy hike is perfect for people of all abilities. Snowshoes will be provided should the conditions warrant.

Duration:2 hours

Season: Fridays & Saturdays   October - March   7:00pm - 9:00pm

What's included:

  • Certified guide
  • Telescope
  • Snowshoes if required
  • Hot Chocolate and cookies

Need to know:

  • Minimum age for participation is 12 years.
  • This easy hike is perfect for people of all abilities.
  • Should the conditions warrant, snowshoes will be provided.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Whether you are looking for a unique gift idea or fun things to do in Calgary in winter, the Kananaskis Winter Stargazing Tour is the right choice.

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