16 photos of the hot air balloons in the Alberta sky

Dec 19 2017, 10:38 am

The Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival 2015 returned to High River to play host to 27 international hot air balloons from Canada, Belgium, the U.K. and U.S.A.

The balloon pilots were competing for the Canadian National Championship by flying from one location to another, with the winner qualifying to fly at the Worlds in Saga, Japan in the fall of 2016.

The winner of this years Canadian National Championship was Dale Ritchie, in second place was Jason Adams and placing in third was Brant Leatherdale.

2015 Balloon Festival Photos

Up, up, and away! 🎈 #hotairballoons #highriver @dendara

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#hotairballoon #coolstuff #highriver #balloonfest #neatstuff #alberta

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Up, up, and away… #balloon #festival #HighRiver Link to more photographs in bio

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#HighRiver #balloons #festival #colours

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Time for #nightglow in #highriver

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