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I love to walk! I will share with you some of my favourite walkabouts in this blog. Be sure to follow me on Instagram or Facebook for all things walking and hiking in Calgary and the Rockies!

Lori on CTV talking winter walking. Take a walk, feel happier!

Posted by on January 14, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Lori on CTV talking winter walking. Take a walk, feel happier!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live to share some tips on walking in the winter. Where to go and how talking a walk will boost your mood. Join me every other week this winter to get ideas on Calgary walks that will leave you feeling upbeat and refreshed! Grab a copy of my book, Calgary’s Best Walks and go walkabout!

Lori chats with Global TV about walking in Calgary and Calgary’s Best Walks Expanded edition

Posted by on December 21, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Lori chats with Global TV about walking in Calgary and Calgary’s Best Walks Expanded edition


I dropped into Global tv today to chat about my new book and share my enthusiasm for all things walking in Calgary. Watch the segment to get some ideas and inspiration and go walkabout! Grab your copy and go walkabout!

My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

Posted by on December 15, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

I dropped into CTV this morning to share some amazing Calgary Christmas Lights walks in Killarney, Westmount and Crescent Heights. You gotta see these lights – they are fantastic! Go walkabout, explore any neighbourhood and make a night of it!

Grab my book Calgary’s Best walks for ideas on where to walk and then follow your eyes.

Calgary Bestseller list!

Posted by on December 13, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Calgary Bestseller list!

Calgary Bestseller list!

Happy to see that my book has hit the mark in Calgary and is moving up the bestseller list. Walking is trending! Go walkabout with friends and family and stay upbeat, healthy and connected this crazy Covid year.


Calgary Herald Best seller list December 12, 2020

CTV talks to Lori about Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition!

Posted by on December 1, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on CTV talks to Lori about Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live today (watch segment below) to talk walking and my NEW expanded edition of Calgary’s Best Walks, now with 45 walk routes. From murals to big nature, café and craft beers stops, hidden stairways in neighbourhoods, little libraries, folk art, and Christmas Lights, there are SO MANY great reasons to go walkabout this winter (and all year long!)

Check out the book and get your signed copy here of grab a copy at bookstores and other cool shops around Calgary!

WIN a copy of Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition

Posted by on November 9, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on WIN a copy of Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition

WIN a copy of Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition

There are so many ways to win a copy of my NEW book right now! Be sure to follow me on Instagram and/or Facebook to enter the MANY contests that are happening every week until Christmas. And tag me when you take a walk using my book so I can celebrate! Yeah!

Calgary’s Little Free Library Map

Posted by on October 18, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Calgary’s Little Free Library Map

Calgary’s Little Free Library Map

I found this fantastic map for Calgary’s Little Free Libraries so wanted to share it. There is also a Facebook group for Little Free Libraries in Calgary. These libraries make for wonderful destinations while on walkbout. Pick up or drop off books while exploring new neighbourhoods.

My Travel Alberta article on the Best Walks in Calgary and Edmonton

Posted by on October 16, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on My Travel Alberta article on the Best Walks in Calgary and Edmonton

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Here are some great STAYCATION walkabouts for you as you think about some adventures to have in Alberta. Check out my Travel Alberta Article for suggestions with maps. So many great walks and tasty pitstops. Let’s Walk!

Mural Walks! Calgary Downtown, Sunnyside, McHugh Bluffs, Bridgeland & Riverwalk

Posted by on October 15, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Mural Walks! Calgary Downtown, Sunnyside, McHugh Bluffs, Bridgeland & Riverwalk

Sunnyside, Calgary is fast becoming an outdoor art gallery! When you head out on the Riley Park, Kensington route in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks, be sure to bring this map along too. You can deviate from the route to see all the wonderful, colourful public art in Sunnyside! If you would like a copy of my book,  purchase from me here! You can pick up the book from me in the Marda Loop area anytime.

And be sure to FOLLOW me @lorifitfrog on Instagram and @lorifitfrog on Facebook  for all things walking and hiking!

Here is a walking map for you to follow to find the hidden art treasures in Calgary. Do some or all of the walk, change your route mid-stride, get lost, explore and have a mini-adventure in your own city!

CTV Staycation Series: Fun Family Walks in Calgary

Posted by on August 15, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on CTV Staycation Series: Fun Family Walks in Calgary

What makes a great family walk? Destinations, single track trails, massive glacial erratics that traveled from Lake Louise area on glaciers 15,000 years ago, chickadees that land on your hands, off-leash running, waterfalls, creeks with fish and ducks, folk art and fairy gardens and little free libraries in neighbourhoods. Oh yeah, and great snacks!!

Check out my CTV segment to learn of three excellent kid, parent, grandparent, and dog Calgary walks. Find these walkabouts in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks!


Everyone loves a picnic!