Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Snow Science and Safety ... on Snowshoes

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
  • Introduce your students to the science of snow.
  • Students
    • Dig snow pits, take gradient temperatures and identify snow crystals
    • Analyze snow layers and begin to interpret what this means for avalanche predictions and safety
    • Play snowshoe games
    • Improve their awareness and understanding of the winter world
  • Snowshoes are NOT provided for this program.
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Curriculum: Environmental and Outdoor Education
    Field Study
Duration: Full-Day
Location: Peter Lougheed and Spray Valley Provincial Parks
Max. Group Size: 35
Fees: $200
Availability: Winter
Updated: Apr 12, 2018