The Kananskis River cuts through the heart of Kananaskis Country in the Rocky Mountains.  The river’s class II and III rapids draw local paddlers and have been on our list to check out for a while.  After a brief warm up at Harvie Passage in Calgary we headed to Kananaskis to give the river a go.


Our Tips

  • If you need gear, rent from Aquabatics in Calgary
  • Warm up and hone your skills at Harvey’s passage in Calgary
  • Check the flow rate and schedule (Kananskis river is controlled by a TransAlta dam)
  • Our route was from the Widow Maker to Canoe Meadows



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