Entries by Pat Rediger

September Grasslands Hike

Russ Hodgins took a trip with his family to Grasslands National Park for another hike and spent a night in the badlands. Temperatures are starting to cool off as we head into the fall season. Without the worry of the summer heat, it is a great time to head out and enjoy a trail! Here […]

Wildfire Prevention Safety during Hiking

Fortunately, it is uncommon for hikers to experience a wildfire while out on a trail. However, with an increase of people adventuring in back country, and the affects of climate change and drought, it is important for hikers to be knowledgeable about a wildfire scenario. One of the greatest threats to the environment is a […]

Trail Building Planning Steps

If you are looking at potentially adding a trail to your community, there are several steps to consider. Successfully funding, building, and maintaining a new trail can be a tough task. Here are a few different preparation steps to consider and plan for before you start building a trail. Concept Before starting into trail design […]

A Guide for Trail Etiquette 

    With a growing number of people on the trails these days, it is important to remind everyone about trail etiquette so we can all have the best experience. It is great that a high amount of people are outdoors enjoying the trails, but it is also important that we remember to be safe […]

Klinger Trail Construction is Underway

The 8km Klinger trail project connecting Marean Lake and Greenwater has begun construction. The project was created to honour the memory of Kleon Swahn (aka Klinger) who was killed in a workplace accident at SaskPower. The area was significant to him because he grew up in the area, spent time as a child at the […]

Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest

Thanks to everyone for participating in our photo contest! We received 440 entries and we were very impressed with the quality we received, so much so, that we increased the prize pool from an overall top prize winner of a $200 gift card from Cabela’s to two more prizes of $50 cards as honourable mentions. […]

Virtual Valley Run

By Russ Hodgins I have a friend Colin whose wife Tracey was diagnosed with Scleroderma. They do an awareness walk/run each summer, but this year it’s a virtual event (meaning you video or take photos of your walk/run and send them in). I decided to do the awareness run this year. I did a long […]

Ghost Towns of Saskatchewan

Ghost Towns of Saskatchewan         Looking for something to do during the pandemic? Consider checking out the Saskatchewan Ghost Town Trail. Take the chance to explore places such as Candiac, Frobisher, Shackleton and more, all here in Saskatchewan. Each town is unique and has something new and interesting to photograph. A recommended […]