When Winter Hiking – Dress In Layers Using the 3 W’s: Wicking, Warmth and Weather The key to keeping your family warm and dry when snowshoeing, winter hiking or any winter outdoor activities is learning how to layer with the
Six locations in Banff National Park attract millions of summer visitors on an annual basis, which has created a traffic, parking and family transportation challenge for everyone. Last summer, 2018, I had a chance to tour with Hop On Banff.
The delicate Calypso orchid, also called Fairy Slipper or Venus Slipper, is a beautiful wildflower with a growing season from mid-May to early June and found commonly in many places when hiking the Canadian Rockies. Of course, this timing is
The Do’s and Don’ts for Hiking in Bear Country Here is a list of “Do’s and “Don’ts” when Hiking the mountain trails or walking around a town that is “home” to bears (Canmore and Banff, for example). Hiking Bear Country
The Stanley Glacier Fossils Hike, is a Parks Canada guided hike, that is ideal for families, with older children. (I’ll tell you why later) What Does This Hike Show You? Fossils! In 2008 Palaeontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum found significant fossil deposits in