Canada Camping News Roundup for November 8, 2021

Canada Camping News Roundup for November 8, 2021

The Camping Life News Roundup for the week of November 8, 2021 looks at hazardous conditions at Garibaldi Provincial Park, ‘climate shelters’ in the Rocky Mountains, snowbirds, recreational trails in Alberta, cannon balls in Fortress Louisbourg, and winter camping in Saskatchewan.

Sask Parks offering winter camping booking for first time ever – Sasktoday

For the first time, select Saskatchewan provincial parks will be opening booking to campers throughout the winter, to help offer another winter option for residents to enjoy close to home.

Recreational groups given power to maintain, create trails under new bill – CBC News

Recreational user groups are being given more authority to manage and maintain trails on public lands under a new bill introduced in the Alberta legislature Tuesday.

Blast from the past: Parks Canada finds hundreds of old cannonballs at Louisbourg — some containing gunpowder – CTV News Atlantic

A battle between the British and the French is a story that is told at the Fortress Louisbourg, but remnants recently found at the old fort are physical evidence of just how intense those clashes were.

Snowbirds flock to southern Alberta campgrounds ahead of land border reopening – CTV News Calgary

BCanadian snowbirds will soon be able to reconnect with their friends and family south of the border for the first time since March 2020. Land and sea border crossings are set to reopen for fully vaccinated Canadians on November 8th.

Taste for Adventure food fest returning Nov. 1-28 in Banff, Lake Louise. – Rocky Mountain Outlook

Banff National Park’s month-long culinary celebration is returning this year from Nov. 1-28.

‘Climate shelters’ to conserve the biodiversity of the Rocky Mountains – Vaughan Today

Winter is already knocking on the doors of Banff National Park. However, not enough snowfall along the Icefields Parkway to mask the consequences of the thermal dome that hit northwest North America at the end of June.

BC Parks warns about hazardous conditions at Garibaldi Provincial Park – North Shore Daily Post

BC Parks is warning the community about hazardous conditions in the Diamond Head area of the Garibaldi Provincial Park. Expect snow, ice, and steep grades on the narrow winding mountain road.