Finally, the good people of Cougar Ridge will no longer be denied access to formal Scottish attire!I expect the City will be looking to develop a paved pathway connection through the park approximately as shown below (following the existing more gently sloped dirt pathway that already runs across the hill). This would be a great connection of a missing link between Cougar Ridge / West Springs and the river valley & Bowness. I could see there being potential for conflicts with the mountain bike trails though!
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Where is another location that's a play on Scottish themes that they could relocate... Maybe Glenmore Landing and change the name to Taobh an locha (Lakeside) Shoppe. Calgary is also named after a hamlet on the northwest coast of the Isle of Mull, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. So you could just call it the Cala ghearraidh Shoppe. The name Calgary in Gaelic is Cala ghearraidh, meaning "beach of the meadow" or landing place, makes sense Fort Calgary was a 'landing place'.I think the City has acquired the Highland Shoppe and it's going to become part of the park. That's pretty much what started the whole discussion.
This is awesome. It's unfortunate it's taken a couple of rounds of redesign before they figured out that an out-of-the-way spot like High Park needed something that actually drew people and gave them a reason to go out of their way, to spend time, and to return. (Other options: Dog park, skateboarding, maybe bouldering)