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The Coquitlam River

The Coquitlam River flows from Coquitlam Lake into the Fraser River — a distance of only fourteen kilometres. I’ve hiked its trails that span both sides of the river from Crystal Falls in its upper reaches to the estuary. Continue reading The Coquitlam River

The higher reaches of Hoy Creek Trail

I’m surrounded by hiking trails. In fact, there’s one right behind where I live. I often hear footsteps in the late afternoon or voices from the hikers taking the shady pathway. Continue reading The higher reaches of Hoy Creek Trail

Calgary’s hidden reserves

Any city with a river weaving its way through its heart, is a plus for me. But after a while in Calgary, I needed more greenery.

Aspen, Weaselhead Environment Reserve, SW Calgary
Aspen, Weaselhead Environment Reserve, SW Calgary

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