Tag Archives: explore

Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

Wanting to see want was around our new community, the closest hike we found online was Big Hill Springs Provincial Park.  Only a few minutes west of our home, we headed out after dinner to check it out. The boys … Continue reading

Outdoors, Young Family , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pyramid Lake, Jasper

With the last day being a travel day, we headed to Pyramid lake, so the boys could play, and we could all have lunch, and enjoy being here for a little longer before heading home.  It is a nice spot, … Continue reading

Camping, Outdoors, Young Family , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Athabasca Glacier, Jasper

Since Beauty creek wasn’t too far away from the visitors centre, we drove down to check it out.  They do have an exhibit, but it was being redone.  The boys had fun, and the icefields parkway is always an amazing … Continue reading

Camping, Outdoors, Young Family , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Beauty Creek, Jasper

A hike I had over look, we ended up hiking beauty creek.  This trail was amazing and with few people nice and quiet.  I can’t really say much more, it was amazing.  

Camping, Outdoors, Young Family , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maligne Lake, Jasper

Maligne Lake is always a beautiful place to stop for a walk.  We say a deer here (this time it didn’t charge).

Camping, Outdoors, Young Family , , , , , , , , , , ,

Atlas Coal Mine

I had seen the Atlas Coal Mine on tv and wanted to check it out.  On arrival C really wanted to go on a tour, which was a huge change from last year, were he begged not to. With the … Continue reading

Outdoors, Young Family , , , , , , , , ,

Day 3 Exploring Jasper

We started the day with a walk around Athabasca Falls, a beautiful spot.   Then we dropped the trailer and headed to Maligne Lake, to talk the boat tour to Spirit Island.  This is a spectacular area, and a fun … Continue reading

Boler, Camping, Outdoors , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Day 3 Icefields Parkway

A quick breakfast and we headed out.  With limited fuel left we couldn’t explore too much, so we only took a few small detours as we headed for jasper. On the west side of Abraham lake there were even more … Continue reading

Boler, Camping, Outdoors , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Day 1 Abraham Lake

The boys started summer vacation out with their grandparents, camping in the Rockies.  This gave us a chance to explore without kids. After work the two of us headed out to Abraham Lake.   We took back roads to Rocky … Continue reading

Boler, Camping , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Driving through Kananaskis

Exploring Kananaskis has been on our list for a while, so on our way home from Banff we decided to take a little detour and check the area out.  Without leaving the gravel highway the views where still amazing.  We … Continue reading

Outdoors , , , , , ,