Mist Mountain is a one-stop hiking location in the Kananaskis area that offers something for avid hikers and nature lovers alike.
Category: Banff Hiking
Hiking the Columbia Icefields: Full Day Trips Proving Ice is Nice
While visitors to the Canadian Rockies can always expect to see some snow-capped peaks and maybe some ice, the vast expanse of ice known as the Columbia Icefield is a visually staggering natural wonder.
Hiking Lake Agnes and the Plain of the Six Glaciers
From family-friendly options to something for those who like a little more of a challenge, hiking Lake Agnes and the Plain of the Six Glaciers has something for everyone!
Hiking the Incredible Iceline Trail in Yoho National Park
If sweeping vistas and the majesty of nature are on your Banff travel bucket list, you don’t have to look any further than a brisk hike along the Iceline Trail in Canada’s Yoho National Park
Pigeon Mountain Hike – How To Do It Right
Pigeon Mountain appears to be a challenging and difficult climb. But Its northern and western faces are more inviting for scramblers and hikers.
The 11 Best Canmore Hiking & Walking Trails
With a network of walking trails through Canmore, along the river side and into mountain valleys, you won’t want to forget your camera.
Four Easy Walks and Hikes That Make Banff the Gem of the Canadian Rockies
There are many different kinds of walks and hikes you can do in and around Banff National Park. Here are four of the best walks and hikes in the Canadian Rockies.
Tunnel Mountain – A Canadian Rockies Starter Hike
The well-designed switchbacks up the west side of Tunnel Mountain give you a relatively easy opportunity to reach the top of a Rockies peak.
The Best and Easiest Walk in Banff
The sights of Banff are too much to turn down at any time. Yesterday I donned my warmest thermals and conquered the beautiful Stewart Canyon.
Hikes of the Canadian Rockies – Sunshine Meadows
Sunshine Meadows straddle the Continental Divide and the boundary between Alberta and BC. Its a perfect summer hike in Banff National Park.
Hiking Cory Pass in Banff National Park
Hiking Cory Pass in Banff National Park is a great hike for those that have some energy and don’t mind steep and varied terrain. There is Aspens forest starting off then some Douglas for and a variety of pine and mixed forest as you climb up. In this video we do the hike to a…
Hike to Lake Annette
Soo many great hikes in the Canadian Rockies that take you to beautiful areas. One that isn’t too busy and is overlooked is Lake Annette. A 6 km hike into lake Annette ( one way). The hike starts at a parking lot not far from the entrance of Moraine lake road. The hike is fairly…
How to Choose the Right Backpack for Hiking
When I was a child, the only option I had when I left on a trip was to borrow Dad’s old, military backpack. But this was 30 years ago, and times have changed a lot since then. Today we have an incredible variety of backpacks to choose from, which makes it hard to choose the…
5 Must-Have Items to Take with You when Hiking
When going on a vacation many people want five-star service, amazing amenities, wonderful entertainment and permanent room service. Not me, though – for me, the perfect vacation is to put on a backpack with three days worth of food and water and get lost in the wilderness – on foot. Hiking is a wonderful way…
Best Fall Bird-Watching Near Banff, Alberta
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…
What To Do Near Banff National Park?
Here are four top Banff National Park activities you can partake in before or after a rafting day trip.
Private Tours in the Canadian Rockies
Hiking in Banff National Park, Alberta Yamnuska Mountain Adventures have a ton of guided backpacking and camping trips in the Canadian Rockies but what if you want to organize your own? No problems. Whether it be for a family reunion, corporate gig or just a chance to head out with some buddies for a healthy…
Discover Banff Tours
Guided Tours in Banff National Park Ever since the amazing beauty of Banff National Park were first discovered, people have been flocking here to experience for themselves its natural wonders, this includes Native Americans thousands of years ago, although they may not have had the concept of vacationing that far back. For people visiting Banff,…
Jogging Banff National Park
Banff National Park: A Jogger’s Perspective Ah finally the snow and ice has cleared and it is possible to go for a jog without slipping and dying. It was only a month ago that I was jogging on the frozen Bow River. Really you are spoiled for choice when it comes to routes for jogging….
Review of Banff’s Parker Ridge Trail
The Parker Ridge Trail in Banff, Alberta As fit as I like to claim myself to be, there is just no way I can do every hike in Banff within a year. Even Steven Seagal in his many peak years would struggle. Sure, if I have to review a five star hotel in Canmore or…
Hiking Waterton National Park
Great Trails in Waterton National Park Crypt Lake Trail, Waterton Park Distance: 17.2 km / 10.7 minutes (return) Time: 6 – 8 hours (plan a full day) Elevation Gain: 700 m / 2297′ For a map of the area Waterton National Park is proud home to some of the Rockies’ great treks. For an awe-inspiring…
Banff Hikes and Trails in Detail
Know Where to Go: Banff National Park Hikes and Trails in Alberta There are 1,500 km of hiking trails in Banff National Park. That is easily more than any other mountain park in the world. As the trails are generally close to Banff townsite, there are two sides to the coin. They are easily accessible…