Monday Nights With Mandy

Monday Nights With Mandy

Monday Nights With Mandy (7 pm – 7:45 MDT) is a free four week series of on-line live events via web conferencing, starting May 18th that will cover Mandy’s “passion for poling”, her involvement with Canada’s leading brand of Nordic walking equipment and education, Urban Poling Inc., the unforgettable activities of her Canmore, Alberta based Active by Nature business and introduce people to all the wonderful things there are to see and do in Canmore and Kananaskis Country. Here are the details.

The webinars use the platform: Go To Webinar. Pre-registration is required and it is suggested you log in 15 minutes ahead of the start time, to ensure your computer is set up and ready to go. Each session will have time for questions that you can type in via the chat box, which Mandy will answer. If you can not make the actual date and time, consider registering anyway, as the sessions will be recorded and you can view them whenever you like. A recorded version of the webinar will be emailed to all registered participants a day after the webinar. Monday Nights With Mandy, Part 1: Revolutionizing the Way We Walk (Monday, May 18, 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm. Registration Link:

Walking is a wonder drug. Especially this COVID-spring, when many of our usual fitness pursuits are unavailable. If walking is a wonder drug, then NordicWalking/UrbanPoling is the extra, extra strength dose! Mandy will discuss the many benefits of Nordic Walking, using Urban Poling’s unique equipment and technique. Mandy will explain the difference between trekking or hiking poles, other Nordic walking poles and Urban Poling’s equipment with the patented ergonomic handle. She will share some inspirational success stories. RECORDED VERSION:

Monday Nights With Mandy, Part 2: Unforgettable Nordic Walking Experiences in Canmore, Alberta (Monday, May 25, 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm MDT)

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Join Mandy Johnson for a 45 minute virtual tour of her Active by Nature Nordic walking experiences offered in Canmore, Alberta. RECORDED VERSION:

Monday Nights with Mandy, Part 3: Unforgettable Outdoor Adventures in the Rockies (June 1, 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm MDT)

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Join Mandy Johnson for a virtual tour of Active by Nature outdoor adventure experiences in the Canmore and Kananaskis Country regions of the Canadian Rockies. These include day hikes and snowshoe trips to spectacular Rocky Mountain locations and photography tours.

Monday Nights with Mandy, Part 4: Do More, Play More Live More in CANMORE (June 8, 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm)
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There is so much to see, to do and to experience in Canmore. Mandy will introduce you to her Adventure Hub partners who offer a range of unforgettable experiences In the Bow Valley (Banff and Canmore) and Kananaskis Country.





What to wear & bring (Spring, Summer, Fall):

  1. Wear comfy casual clothes.
  2. Bring a warm extra layer & rain jacket, just in case.
  3. Running shoes are fine while light trail or hiking shoes provide even more support and are ideal.
  4. Please no flip-flops or sandals.
  5. Leave purses at home. A small backpack is a great bring-along.
  6. Don't forget your water, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, insect repellent and your camera.

What to wear & bring (Winter):

  1. Wear a long sleeve t-shirt/thermal underwear top plus 1 or 2 layers (i.e.: light fleece top, heavier fleece top) & a wind/waterproof shell. Heavy winter parkas and snow pants are usually too warm.
  2. Wear winter boots or lined hiking boots. Icers, which go over your footwear to prevent slipping, are provided when necessary.
  3. Leave purses at home. A small backpack is a great bring-along.
  4. Bring water, gloves/mitts, a hat/headband, scarf/buff/neck warmer, tissues/handkerchief, sunglasses and don't forget your camera!

Reserve OnLine:

It’s as easy as 1-2-3! Simply click the "Book Now" button, select your preferred date to check availability, fill in your personal details and then make a secure payment via credit card. The system will automatically send you a confirmation of your session with the relevant details.

Liability Waiver:

Liability waivers are a necessary part of any commercial activity experience. I recommend that you take the time now to review this legal document that you will be required to sign before we start our clinic or walk together:

View the Waiver

Your Health & Physical Activity Readiness:

We ask guests who are experiencing cold symptoms and symptoms of COVID-19 to stay home and practice self-isolation under the direction of the appropriate governing body. For almost everyone, the benefits of physical activity far outweigh any risks. For some individuals, special advice from a Qualified Exercise or health care provider is advisable before becoming more active. This questionnaire is intended for all ages – to help move you along the path to becoming more physically active.

Please review this Questionnaire if you have concerns about your health or fitness level for participating in Nordic walking.

Cancellation Policy:

Full refunds are given if a cancellation is received 24 hours or more prior to the clinic or tour date. No refunds are given with less than 24 hours notice. Clinics/tours go rain or shine. If the weather is extreme, then it may be cancelled with a full refund given.

Malcolm Hotel

Canmore Public Parking


Parking is available on-street or in public lots throughout Canmore. It is a good idea to arrive early on busy days to locate suitable parking.

Malcolm Hotel - Onsite


Restrooms are available at the Malcolm hotel in the lobby.

Canmore Public Restrooms


Public restrooms are available within a short walk:

Canmore Public Restrooms - Trailheads


Public pit toilets are available at all trailheads.

Canmore Various

Where to meet:

Starting locations will vary seasonally with instructions included in your booking confirmation.


Parking options will vary by location with details included in your booking confirmation.

Tour Canmore

Various Canmore Trailheads

Canmore Walking Tour 1.5 Hour

Canmore Walking Tour 3 Sisters

Hikes Cognito Form

Winter Hikes Cognito Form

Chat Modal