What To Bring

  • SNOWSHOES!

  • Hat, mitts, scarves and ALL the winter gear you need to stay warm

  • FUNCTIONAL SHOES - Make sure they can comfortably strap into your snowshoes. Waterproof is highly recommended! 

  • WARM socks - The snow might be deep and cold!

  • Extra snacks - Some snacks will be provided along the route, but make sure you also make your own snacks to keep you going! Pizza will be provided after the tour.

  • Water - please bring a minimum of two water bottles per person
  • Bear spray - This is required for all groups. If you are a solo participant, you will be responsible for bringing your own bear spray. You will not be able to proceed on the tour without it. 

  • Noisemakers - Great for cheering and will also keep you safe from wildlife in the area!
  • Small first aid kit 

Need Some Snowshoes? No Problem!

Here are some options:

Purchase:

Our friends at Camper’s Village can help you pick out the perfect pair!

Click here for more info

Rent:

University of Calgary Outdoor Centre rents snowshoes for $10 - $12 per day

Click here for more info

NOMAD Mobile Gear Rentals rents snowshoes for $20 per day

Click here for more info or call 587.585.6531

*Don’t forget to wear your most outrageous outfits (that can fit over your snow gear) for your chance to win great prizes!