Category: hiking

what to see in yoho national park

Sam and I spent time in Yoho National Park at the end of August on one of the days of our BC-Alberta roadtrip. We came across so many stunning sights that demanded our attention – typical of this beautiful country. Here are the most iconic stops that we found in Yoho, all well worth the

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what to see in banff national park

After dreaming of visiting Banff for many years, and with a little bit of inspiration from the wonderful world of Instagram, Sam and I bundled up the car and trekked our way through some of Canada’s most beautiful parts. Below are the stops you absolutely shouldn’t miss (in order if you drive north to south)

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what to see in jasper national park

A beautiful first welcome to Alberta, Jasper National Park is bursting full of iconic lakes and waterfalls and canyons that draw visitors from around the globe. Sam and I drove in from Mount Robson over in BC, and then made our way down the famous Icefields Parkway, stopping everywhere along the way. 1. Medicine Lake

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cascade falls

On a rainy Sunday morning, I lay in bed scrolling through Instagram trying to see if I could find some sort of outdoor adventure that was doable in muddy, wet weather. I came across a photo that had been posted 18 minutes prior to when I found it at Cascade Falls out in Mission. Dad and

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whistler train wreck

A mere half hour quick-paced walk from the Whistler Olympic Athlete’s village to a mangled, graffiti-covered train wreck is a lovely way to spend a morning. The trail was a little muddy, but arrival to the wreck offered a glimpse into a different world. Sam and I climbed up an old ladder where thrill seekers

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cheakamus lake

I spent Thanksgiving in Whistler with Sam’s family and we spent the most perfect few days in the warm Autumn sunshine. The air was cool and crisp and the sunlight reflected in a gorgeous collection of fall colours – reds and yellows shone brilliantly every which way I looked. Cheakamus Lake, though a bumpy drive

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