Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pipestone A50 to Bigstone Creek hike rescheduled

We have postponed  the Pipestone A50 to Bigstone Creek hike that was scheduled for July 10th to July 17th due to the thunderstorm expected throughout the day. The Fort Ethier A48 to A48D hike originally scheduled for July 17th will … Continue reading

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Pipestone Trail Cleared to Travel

With the threat of thundershowers and some rain spitting at us the seven of us set off hopeful the weather would hold. Luck was with us and we cleared a more challenging part of the trail from Pipestone Creek at … Continue reading

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Getting to know the plants on the trail

Alberta Agriculture calls them range plants—”the native and introduced plant species” in the rangelands, including “grasses, sedges, forbs (e.g. weeds and flowers), shrubs and even trees.” In a recently updated report, the department explains that “[r]angelands provide an important source … Continue reading

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