Wednesday Walk with Lori Beattie: Blossom trek

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  • Date
    Wednesday, 11 May, 2016
  • Time
    From 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Calgary
    830 10 Ave SW
    Calgary, AB

Mount Royal and Mission

Leaving MEC we’ll navigate side streets through Connaught, climb the hills of Mount Royal to viewpoints and hidden stairways that connect us to the Elbow River pathway and into Mission. A meandering river walk followed by a trek along the 13 Avenue greenway leads us back to MEC. 


Cherry shrub in bloom small

This is the first of our Walking Wednesday series taking place throughout 2016. Join us for other walks this year:

Wednesday June 8, 2016: Cafe Walkabout: East Village Riverwalk

Wednesday July 13, 2016Burn off the mini-donuts: Stampede Recovery Walk

Wednesday September 7, 2016Quirky Neighbourhoods and hidden stairways: Roxboro-Ramsay

Wednesday October 5, 2016Fall Colours​: Glenmore Reservoir


About Lori: 

Nicknamed the “Queen of the Urban Hike” by the Calgary Herald, Lori Beattie is the best-selling author of Calgary’s Best Walks, owner of the outdoor company Fit Frog Adventures (, and the host of the Walking Wednesday series on CTV Morning,

Lori’s guidebook leads you on foot through the best parks, neighbourhoods, people-watching streets and pathways of Calgary. Stroll the River Walk past the East Village, enjoy the public art walk in downtown Calgary, climb out of the downtown core up McHugh Bluff for Rocky Mountain views, meander the Weaselhead nature trails or trek with the mule deer in Nose Hill Park’s ravines. Full colour maps along with informative walk descriptions and sidebars will guide you as you explore Calgary on foot.