WHY YOU SHOULD RIDE THE BANFF GONDOLA Are you on the fence about riding the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain? Located just five minutes from downtown, the gondola is one of those tourist activities that is commonly associated with a Banff National Park vacation. It can be pricey, and it may not seem like there’s…
Water Purification in the Banff National Park Backcountry Unlike the delicious glacial water you can lap up at the Columbia Icefields halfway between Jasper and Banff, not all wild water is safe to drink in the backcountry of the Canadian Rockies. Here are some of the best ways to find and purify your water. Finding…
Best Fall Bird-Watching Near Banff, Alberta Even though early spring and summer are the best times to spot most birds in Banff National Park, there are some gems to be found in the fall months, when the air is cooler and the majority of the tourism has begun to wound down. Pick up a bird-watching…
There are a wealth of outdoor activities in Banff for all abilities but sometimes it just isn’t fun to go hiking in the rain!
Named ‘One of the World’s Most Spectacular Drives’ by National Geographic, the Icefields Parkway deserves discovery, and its own website.
Here are four top Banff National Park activities you can partake in before or after a rafting day trip.
Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival Who says great things can’t come from having a few beers with friends. What originally started as a one day festival of climbing films in 1976 has now grown to 9 days of serious mountain culture fun as well as encompassing a world tour with over 840 screenings worldwide….
Few mountain activities offer the serenity, solitude, and perspective that are provided by a day of paddling on the magnificently turquoise waters of a glacially fed lake or river.
Spend enough time exploring the peaks and valleys of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and you’re sure to stumble upon some amazing things.
Recent rain and decreased fire activity has allowed the blaze to be held. Travel between Jasper and Banff on the famous Icefield Parkway is flowing normally as the fire has been contained and is no longer visible from the road though the aftermath is quite a sight to behold.