Jasper Hiking: How to Spend Two Days In Jasper National Park

Jasper Hiking: How to Spend Two Days In Jasper National Park There are many things to do in Jasper National Park for the outdoor enthusiast. But, in order to enjoy all that Jasper has to offer, and to see some of the best terrains in the Canadian Rockies, you’ll need to do an overnight trip. A day trip is just not enough. Below, you’ll find a suggested two days trip itinerary for lovers of the outdoors who just aren’t fit enough for the more strenuous Banff hikes. Or families with young children who just want to enjoy easy to moderate …

Alberta Hike: Horseshoe Canyon in Drumheller

Alberta Hike: Horseshoe Canyon in Drumheller In 1743, French Canadian explorers François and Louis Joseph de la Verendrye coined the term ‘Badlands’ (‘les mauvaises terres‘ in french), when they first encountered it on their travels through the Prairies in Central Alberta, Canada. Today, this Badland area and the Horseshoe Canyon in Drumheller offers curious visitors stunning vistas and numerous scenic hiking trails. Horseshoe Canyon Alberta: An Area Steeped in History Although it is only a small patch in comparison to the rest of Canada’s lush landscape, the Canadian Badlands has its own selling point —it is an area steeped in history. …

Valley of the Ten Peaks: Larch Valley and Sentinel Pass

Valley of the Ten Peaks: Larch Valley and Sentinel Pass The Valley of the Ten Peaks in Banff National Park, Alberta, is a picturesque landscape that has inspired many painters and artists.  So spectacular, that it graced the backside of the 1969, and 1979 twenty dollar bill. All ten peaks are over 10,000 ft high, aligned together creating a massive mountain presence, surrounding an enormous valley. At the Lake Moraine shoreline, you can see the iconic view of Lake Moraine, along with these ten peaks behind it. On clear sunny days, in the early morning, you can see the stunning …