Icefields Parkway Drive Part 1

  The Icefields Parkway drive stretches over 144 miles from Banff to Jasper, and it’s the most gorgeous road I’ve ever been on (which is saying something since we drive Going to the Sun road several times a year)! The drive is filled with over 100 glaciers, numerous waterfalls, and breathtaking, glacial colored lakes. Today, I’m taking you on a … Read More

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 … Read More

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 is ... Read More

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 … Read More

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 – … Read More