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This is why you need to do the Lake Louise Gondola

By |2019-08-14T14:18:36-06:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You don't need me to tell you Banff National Park is crazily crowded each summer. But most people don't realize how uncrowded its ski resorts are. You'll find free parking (and a shuttle into Lake Louise) from Lake Louise Ski Resort. AND... we spotted not 1, not 2, not 3,4,5, but 7 grizzly bears from the Lake Louise gondola! Here's a look at our experience, because you really ought to replicate it yourself.

Banff yoga and barre in the mountains

By |2019-07-31T21:50:44-06:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is your exercise routine in a rut? Mine was, until I tried this awesome, invigorating outdoor class at Sunshine Meadows. I felt so much better - physically and mentally afterwards. If you love being outdoors in Banff, and are into yoga or barre, you'll want to hit up these classes before summer's end. Here's all the deets...

I just found the best larch hike in Banff National park

By |2019-09-19T12:24:18-06:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Forget Larch Valley! I just found an uncrowded, easily accessible and easy-peasy hike just 20-minutes outside of Banff to view the larches. Here's all the deets on where this secret spot is and why you need to get there before the end of September.

Banff Via Ferrata: The Wildest Trip You Can Take in Banff National Park

By |2019-08-26T19:51:21-06:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever climbed a mountain? Not hiked it, but actually climbed it? You can in Banff National Park at the Via Ferrata at [...]

Sunshine Meadows Hike: Lonely Planet says it’s #1

By |2019-08-25T14:09:47-06:00April 8th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are hundreds of hiking trails in Banff National Park, but not all are suited for families. Sunshine Meadows is a fab hike for kids. Find out why here.

10 Amazing spots for glamping in Alberta

By |2019-07-22T08:42:57-06:00April 7th, 2018|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tent haters: I feel your pain. Trailers are a major investment and hotels ain't cheap. Fret not! I found 10 fantastic options for comfort camping AKA glamping across Alberta.

Snowshoeing Marble Canyon

By |2018-07-20T11:13:37-06:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Marble Canyon is only a 20 minute drive from Banff. Sometimes it’s too difficult to get away. Whether it’s finances or a time [...]