The Johnston Canyon hike is the most popular in the rockies, but if you want the best view you need to find the secret trail to the upper falls at Johnston Canyon.
The Yamnuska scramble is rated as easy, and as far as scrambling for trails goes, it is. BUT .. you still need to have skill to find the trails. Here’s my review of the hike up Yamnuska I did with CORA
The Hoodoo Trail Writing On Stone provincial park is a wonderful place to explore Canada’s Badlands and see petroglyphs and pictographs. It’s an easy hike that normally offers huge expanses of sky above the rugged hoodoos – not on our visit.
The Tunnel Mountain hike from the heart of Banff is a quick and stiff climb up Tunnel Mountain. Affording views of the entire Bow Valley, it’s a great one for kids to try. We camped at Tunnel Mountain Campground and took a trip to the top before taking a dip at the Upper Banff Hot Springs. CLICK THE PHOTO TO SEE THE STORY
When is the best time to hike Larch Valley? In the fall, when the leaves are flaming yellow. Everyone knows this so go during the week, or early on the weekends. I left home at 630 and was rewarded with a fiery mountain meadow. Here’s some pictures, and 8 other hikes to avoid the crowds during larch season in the Rockies.
Road trips with kids need scheduled breaks. If you’re headed between the Okanagan and the coast, the best place to stop for lunch and a little hide and seek is the Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park to see the Othello Tunnels.
Bear’s Hump | Waterton Lakes National Park 2km return 240m Elevation gain Saw all ages on the trail, but it is a short, steep hike Waterton Lakes National Park is a hiker’s paradise. There are…