Renting a Car in Canada? Here are 20 MUST READ Tips

One of the greatest joys in life is to take a Canadian road trip. There’s nothing like hitting the highway and exploring all the best the country has to offer. The only way to do this though is with your own Canadian rental car. Renting a car in Canada is … Read More

Hiking Burstall Pass in Kananaskis Country

Burstall Pass Hike in Kananaskis Country

Burstall Pass is a classic hike in Kananaskis Country and off Smith Dorrien Trail. The hike moves past several marshy lakes and streams, before a steep ascent up to an alpine meadow, and then finished on a high mountain pass with grand glaciated mountain views. We loved our time in … Read More

20 Awesome Things to do in Banff This Winter (2019/2020)

things to do in banff

I love Banff all year round, but I particularly love it in winter. While most people think of the Canadian Rockies as a summer destination, I think that winter in Banff is what it’s all about. There are so many amazing things to in Banff during the winter I actually … Read More

29 EPIC Things to do in Canmore in 2019 (From a Local)

Things to do in Canmore

I’ll let you in on a little secret, we have a small list of places we want to live in the world and Canmore, Alberta makes the list. I won’t lie and say it’s the most beautiful town we’ve visited in all our travels because it’s not. However, what Canmore … Read More

Hiking Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park

Sulphur Mountain

Sulphur Mountain is easily one of the most popular hikes in Banff National Park. It’s a beautiful hike up that provides visitors with astonishing views over the Bow Valley. Due to it’s proximity to Banff town, and the fact that you can take the Banff Gondola up to the peak … Read More

Hiking Wasootch Ridge in Kananaskis Country

Wasootch Ridge Descent

Wasootch Ridge is a favorite near Canmore in Kananaskis Country. The trail is straight forward to follow and gains quick elevation then travels along a ridge that delivers spectacular views. The roadway slowly evaporates from view on the ridge before a challenging scramble to the peak. The scramble can be … Read More

Hiking Tent Ridge in Kananaskis Country

The World Pursuit

Tent Horseshoe Ridge is one of my favorite hikes in all of Alberta. Just an hour drive from Canmore in the Spray Valley is this beautiful loop trail. It’s the perfect hike with amazing views of the surrounding mountains and lakes. In summer you’ll find wildflowers and bird watching. If … Read More