I hope the start of 2016 has been good to you!
I’m still trying to catch up on tasks I ought to have done last year (what’s that popular Internet meme again? “My goal for 2016 is to accomplish the goals of 2015 which I should have done in 2014 because I promised them in 2013 and planned in 2012.” Yeah, that sounds about right).
I’d rather go to the mountains.
My hubby and I did this snowshoeing trip on New Year’s Day. The Wintour trail is a bit on the novel side…because you snowshoe (or cross-country ski, if you prefer) on a major highway. A large chunk of Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country is closed to all vehicular traffic between December 1 and June 1 annually because of heavy snowfall accumulations and the fact that the area is critical wildlife habitat.
The Wintour is mostly flat terrain and is considered by many to be “too easy” and “not scenic enough.” But I totally beg to differ on the scenery front. And the place is so amazingly quiet – we barely met anyone else in several hours on a day when half of the population of Calgary was out in K-Country.
As for “easy,” I suspect I may have eaten a few too many holiday cookies. We’ll leave it at that. 😉