Devil’s Thumb Scramble in Banff National Park

The Devil's Thumb Scramble starts from the popular hike to the beehive above the Lake Agnes Teahouse in Banff National Park. There are several phenomenal hikes you can do in this area, and all of them offer great views. The first time we spent some time in Banff we did both the Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse and the Lake ...

Lake Moraine – Banff National Park

Lake Moraine is one of the most photographed areas in all of Canada! It’s situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks in the Lake Louise area of Banff National Park. The scenery is absolutely incredible, and the color of the lake is more vibrant than any other glacier fed lake I’ve seen! Depending on the time of day you’re …

Plain of 6 Glaciers

Location: Lake Louise in Banff National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: The Plain of 6 Glaciers Distance: 8.6 Miles / 14.0 Kilometers Round-trip from Chateau Lake Louise without the scramble to Victoria Glacier. Elevation Gain: 1,400 Feet / 426 Meters Difficulty: Easy / Moderate Day Hike | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injury.Trail Overview MapThe Plain …

Mount St. Piran

  Location: Banff National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: Mount St. Piran Distance: 8.0 Miles / 13.0 Kilometers Round-trip from Chateau Lake Louise without taking the alternate route down the backside. Elevation Gain: 2,700 Feet / 823 Meters Difficulty: Moderate Day Hike | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injuryTrail Overview MapThe trail for Mount St. Piran …

Lake Minnewanka – Banff

Lake Minnewanka is a glacial lake located just 3 miles from the Banff townsite, and it’s the longest lake in the Canadian Rockies parks system! There are guided boat tours which can take you across the lake, or you can rent a canoe as well. Lake Minnewanka is located next to Two Jack and Johnson Lakes, and they’re all accessible …

Banff National Park

  Location: Banff, Alberta – Cananda Aprrox. 129 Kilometers / 80 Miles or 1.5 Hours Drive From Downtown Calgary Overview Map Of BanffBanff National Park is more beautiful every time I see it! This trip, we spent 6 days in and around the Banff area, and it was a total blast. There’s endless hiking, and not just any hiking – …

Cave & Basin in Banff National Park

Cave & Basin in Banff National Park commemorates the beginning of Banff, Canada’s first National Park. It was here, the hot springs were discovered, and people began to come from all over the world! Sulphur Mountain which overlooks Banff is the site of nine sulfurous hot springs, Cave & Basin is the bottom one with a large underground chamber that …

Canadian Adventure

We’re in the middle of a Canadian Adventure! You’ve already had a preview with Lake Agnes and the Teahouse Hike and the Highwood Ridge Adventure. Today, I want to take a little time to tell you where we’ve been and where we’re going so you can follow our route as I post it over the course of this winter.

Lake Agnes Teahouse Hike

Location: Banff National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: Lake Agnes Teahouse Distance: 4.5 Miles / 7.2 Kilometers Round-trip from Chateau Lake Louise Elevation Gain: 1,250 Feet / 381 Meters Difficulty: Easy Day Hike | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injuryTrail Overview Map Lake Agnes Teahouse Hike is located in the Lake Louise area of Banff National …