For this day we planned Joffre lakes, a provincial park between Whistler and Salmon Arm. This hike included three lakes, a lower, middle, and upper lake. It was also only about half the distance and a third of the elevation
Garibaldi Lake was our first taste of hiking in the Canadian Rockies. We scoped this location out since it was between Vancouver and our next stop in Whistler. We had no idea what we were getting into when we chose
This twilight kayak tour begins shortly before sunset and lasts approximately two hours. The tour listing promises the viewing of sunset and phosphorescence while dipping your paddles into the water. It also suggests the possible viewing of seals. Fortunately, we
The Princess Louisa Inlet Tour takes you on a roundtrip tour to Chatterbox Falls. We stopped at sea lion rock, at areas where we were able to search for petroglyphs, to smaller waterfalls and finally to Chatterbox Falls. The trip
When we saw that we could have the opportunity to go on a guided glacier walk on the Athabasca Glacier in Canada we were sure to include this in our itinerary. We find tours like this to be informative and
Spirit island is one of the most photographed places in Canada. It is only reachable by boat or kayak and is known for its serenity. It is surrounded by mountains and green-blue glacial water. There are small hiking paths in
The Opal Hills Trail is an 8 km loop trail with a peak of 2200 m elevation and a gain of 400 m. It takes approximately 3-4 hours to complete give or take time for rest breaks and scenery views.
If you are in love with the night skies and stargazing, then you need to stay up late at least one night to check out the skies in Jasper National Park. Jasper is designated as a Dark Sky Preserve by
The Tea House Challenge is a 14.6 km round trip hike that will take you to both the Lake Agnes Tea House and the Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House. It also allows you to climb the big beehive to
If you are in the Banff area and you are looking for a somewhat shorter, easier hike then you should consider going to Johnston Canyon, an area formed by erosion of limestone by the Johnston river over thousands of years.