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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
"The history of the rock art which is over a thousand years old and the geology of the mountains are at your fingertips as the guides explain the mystery of the area. You might also have the unique opportunity to witness ice climbers scaling the frozen waterfalls.Return Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 km) <"""Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon past unusual rock formations ancient native rock art
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"Alberta Transfer: Banff
Calgary and Kananaskis"Alberta Hotel Connector"Alberta Transfer: Banff Jasper Lake Louise Calgary and Kananaskis""Whether you’re traveling individually
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Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
"Build a connection to the World Heritage Site as you visit Banff's landmarks and view wildlife in their natural winter habitat. Hear how the history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered a hidden treasure. See and le habitat and their winter survival adaptations. This is Banff's best tour for viewing wildlife and animal species are seen on 95% of the tours. Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through April.""""Join a personalized small-group tour and discover beautiful Banff in the winter! Over three hours your local guide will point out all the landmarks and wildlife in their natural habitat particularly their ability to survive the cold winter months."title=Tour+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+sightseeing+tour+of+Banff+and+its+wildlife&2=Visit+historic+places+and+famous+landmarks&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pickup+and+drop+off+from+most+Banff+hot
From CAD62.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Calgary

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Wild Animals

Bear warnings abound. But in my two visits to the Canmore area we only ran into one bear on a trail - a HUGE black bear at the Canmore Nordic Center. Just make sure you're not the slowest person in...
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Calgary Stampede

We got up fairly early on our second day in Calgary still trying to beat jet lag and cope with the time difference. Watching the news on TV at 7,30 we saw a report on the crowds who had pitched their...
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Mountains

It amazes me how often I see tourists get out of their cars to photograph or feed wild animals. Do so if you like. Just remember the incident this year (2001) of a man who put peanut butter on his...
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It amazes me how often I see...

In Calgary, the homeless will zero in on you if you avert your gaze. When I first moved to Calgary, I was not used to this. Here in Montreal, if you want a bum to leave you alone, DON'T look at him....
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Crime

Calgary faces problems like any other large, urban centre, and unfortunately, crime is on the rise. The only tip I can give is to keep your wits about you and have "street smarts" i.e. don't go into...
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madamx
Apr 04, 2011

Good and Bad

I have lived here for my whole life, and as Calgary has grown, so has its dangers. Though, generally a pretty safe place, it does have areas you might want to avoid at night, Erin Woods, Forest Lawn...
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SuperCory
Sep 17, 2008
 
 
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Dam/weir on bow river-no rafting

Hi, I'm not an expert on this matter. But I live close to this area. There is no area to by pass the weir while rafting.If you are coming from downtown by memorial,take deerfoot south and after 500...
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4x4Xplorer
May 03, 2008

Calgary still Under Construction

No real danger construction of new buildings is an on going process in downtown Calgary to accommodate the growth of business in the city. The city is quite compact and roads may be closed due to...
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scottishvisitor
Feb 04, 2007

Stay away from the northeast side of the city

if ur travellin ta the northeast stay away from castleridge, whitehorn, coral, falconridge, nevermind just make sure you dont pic fights wit asians or any brown person and mind your own business n ya...
punjabiz
Sep 03, 2006

The snow : traffic and calling a taxi

We thought that Canadian were used to snow....but apparently not in Calgary! It seems that there are more traffic jams and accidents when the snow invade the city. And it is impossible to have a taxi!...
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ptitetoile
Feb 24, 2006

Open during Construction

It’s true that we’re not quit finished building Calgary, but we are open during construction. The downtown is once again a hive of activity, where streets are blocked, holes are dug and glass...
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penumbra
Sep 16, 2005

Street Signs. What’s in a name?

Central Calgary is relatively easy to navigate. It’s a grid with numbered avenues and streets ascending in value in from Center street and the Bow river. Unfortunately, recent city planners have...
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penumbra
Aug 20, 2005

Club Dangers

Although Calgary does not have a high number of reported cases - it is important always to metion club safety and date-rape drugs. There HAVE been cases in Calgary clubs in the past, so ladies in...
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Seradoms
Aug 09, 2005

It Gets Really Cold

If you are coming to Calgary between October and April just know it gets down to the -30 celcius here. With the wind chill it can be -40-50. Skin freezes at -18 so make sure you have warm winter...
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Shade420
Oct 17, 2004

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Top Things to Do in Calgary

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Mountains

If you fly to Calgary for business, try to get in a day early or stay a day later, and give yourself enough time to take the 90 minute drive into Banff in the mountains West of the city of Calgary....
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Calgary Stampede

Stampede was never my idea of a good time as I am not into the whole "cowboy" culture thing, which is very big in Alberta. But having said that I did spend a weekend in the city during stampede and...
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Calgary Tower

We took a ride to the top of the Calgary tower, they have an great observation deck. I like to go up there just before sunset, you can see the city change from night to day, prarie sunsets are...
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Canada Olympic Park

Canada Olympic Park provides activies for individuals and families all year long. During the winter it is a small ski hill where the kids can learn to ski and snowboard. There is also a luge/bobsled...
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Glenbow Museum

A great museum featuring a little bit of everything from Canadian art, geology and world anthropology. There's something for everyone here. the museum can be a little hard to find as its in a...
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Zoo

Love the zoolights and so glad that the zoo is reopened after the flood! Found out there's a promotion going on to get 2for1 entry to Zoolights! Just have to buy a Fiasco Gelato pack at Co-op and...
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"IN THE VALLEY OF THE BOW"
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"Calgary, Alberta, Canada"
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"HATS OFF TO CALGARY"
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"Calgary - A Friendly City"
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cybercutie

"Home, Sweet Home..."
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