Hiking

Eddie Bauer Cloud Cap Rain Jacket Review

Eddie Bauer Cloud Cap Rain Jacket Review

Eddie Bauer Cloud Cap Rain Jacket ReviewNow it's no secret that I am a huge Eddie Bauer fan and the Cloud Cap Rain Jacket is no exception! I currently own two of them, one in purple and one in a coral-orange colour. One of the things I love most about this jacket is...

Must Have Gear for Day Hikes

Must Have Gear for Day Hikes

Must Have Gear for Every Day HikeWhether you are hiking in spring, summer, fall or winter, you need to be prepared for the elements. Packing the proper gear on any hike is essential if you want to stay safe. Even for extremely experienced hikers, you always want to...

My Favourite Kananaskis Hikes

My Favourite Kananaskis Hikes

My Favourite Kananaskis HikesKananaskis is one of my favourite places to hike. Highway 40 brings you to so many amazing locations. I've been lucky enough to live right in Banff and Canmore, giving me the a ton of opportunities to hike very mountain in sight! Although...

Hiking in May; What To Expect

Hiking in May; What To Expect

Hiking in May; What To ExpectSo you want to go hiking May?! Before you head out there are a few things you definitely need to know before you hit the mountains. Hiking in May in Canada is considered to be shoulder season. It is a great time to hike because the trails...

Wasootch Ridge

Wasootch Ridge

Wasootch RidgeWasootch Ridge is located in the northern portion of Kananaskis Country. You take highway 40 south into Kananaskis and it's about 10 minutes from highway 1 on your left. There is a parking lot and overflow parking lot. If you want to avoid the crowds...

Kananaskis Suspension Bridge

Kananaskis Suspension Bridge

Kananaskis Suspension BridgeThe Kananaskis Suspension Bridge is accessible from a 1km loop trail. The hike is extremely short, more of a quick walk by the side of the road really. I was there fairly early in the morning and was the only person there but I can only...

Warspite Lake

Warspite Lake

Warspite LakeWhen we planned this hike I honestly didn't think the lake would be not only frozen solid, but completely covered in snow! When hiking in the spring you have to except a certain level of snow, but I thought at least some of the lake would be melted by...

My Favourite Kananaskis Hikes

Tent Ridge Horseshoe

Tent Ridge HorseshoeOut of all the hike I have done this is by far my absolute favourite! Tent Ridge Horseshoe is located in Kananaskis Country near the Mount Engadine Lodge. It it a loop trail so you can start either left or right from the parking lot. I highly...

East End of Rundle (EEOR)

East End of Rundle (EEOR)

East End of Rundle (EEOR)WOW! What an incredible hike! If East end of Rundle isn't already on your bucket list you need to add it now! This hike isn't for everybody though, it is extremely tough and basically straight up the entire way. We did the hike starting at 3am...

Hiking Grotto Canyon

Hiking Grotto Canyon

Hiking Grotto CanyonGrotto Canyon is an awesome hike for all ages and abilities! It is 7.1km long with only 390m of elevation gain. There are two options for this hike, you can take the high trail that is above the creek or you can walk through the creek. Most of the...

Hiking Johnston Canyon 2020

Hiking Johnston Canyon 2020

Johnston Canyon - Banff National ParkThis year (2020) hiking Johnston Canyon is a little different! Highway 1A is closed to vehicles unless you have a reservation at the Johnston Canyon Restaurant which means you have to walk or bike to the trailhead from Castle...