Snowshoeing is a really budget-friendly winter outdoor activity that provides you with a great sense of accomplishment the first time you try it! What gear do you need? Good News! Unlike other winter sports, you don’t need a lot of
Not all family-friendly summer hiking trails are safe winter hikes Some of the easy, top-rated and accessible family-friendly summer hiking trails are in serious avalanche terrain in the winter. For example, the Lake Agnes Tea House Trail and Big Beehive trail
1. Lake Louise Shoreline: 4 km return, elevation gain minimal The stroller-friendly trail starts from the paved pathway in front of the Fairmount Chateau Lake Louise just past the statue commemorating the Swiss Guides employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway hotels between 1899 and
When you think of taking a family fall hike in the Canadian Rockies valleys of Lyall’s Larch trees with their golden needles, come to mind. The next thing that comes to mind is the crowds and the 4:00 a.m. departure
Put some thrills back into summer! Here are ten reasons to book a Rock Basics Climbing course with Vertical Horizons Guiding. 1. Support a local entrepreneur Ashley (Shy) Weeks is the owner and lead guide of Vertical Horizons Guiding. This
We took our previous dog, Dakota, on many hikes, but that was before I realized he could be seen as a threat to bears and potentially as prey by cougars. Our current dog, Millie, doesn’t join us for many hikes,
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