Tag Archives: Exploring

Lac Beauvert, Jasper

The next day we wanted to explore, but still avoid any big hikes.  We decided to go to Lac Beauvert, I set up a lawn chair and the boys put their swimsuits on.  when I woke up I heard they … Continue reading

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Long Weekend In Jasper

We have spent lots of time in the Rockies since moving to Alberta, but not much in the Icefields Parkway, and not enough in Jasper.  This summer we planned to fix this. With forest fires burning in the park we … Continue reading

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Weekend In Drumheller

With no vacation time, we planned weekend trips.  As we headed for Drumheller a storm warning was issued, we decided to go anyway, thinking this would make it quieter (Not So). Arriving there, it was busy, most the local campgrounds … Continue reading

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Natural Bridge, Yoho National Park

The natural bridge being just off the road made it perfect for the boys, as they could stop explore and jump back in the car before they had a chance to get bored.   A beautiful place, it was worth … Continue reading

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Lunch at Pyramid Lake

It was time for lunch, before ending this trip and heading home.  We parked at the Pyramid Lake Picnic area.  A nice beach, and view of Pyramid Island and surrounding mountains made it a beautiful place to end our trip.

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Pyramid Island, Jasper National Park.

Having never explored the lakes just north of Jasper, we headed up to look around.  Checking out the map at the end of the road, we saw Pyramid Island, so down we walked to check it out. A beautiful place … Continue reading

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Medicine Lake, Jasper National Park

On the way to town we stopped at Medicine Lake.  This lake drains into an underground river, but through small openings, so it just seems to disappear.  I would like to visit one year when it has vanished. It was … Continue reading

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Easter In Cranbrook

For Easter it was back to the mountains, so the grandparents could spoil the kids.  It was a great trip.  Always nice to be in the mountains. The boys of course had fun hunting for Easter egg, and all the … Continue reading

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Muttard Conservatory Edmonton

Every year in September the City of Edmonton has a free admission day, where city attractions are free to visit.  We decided to check out the Muttard Conservatory, one attraction I knew very little about. It was an interesting place, … Continue reading

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Crandell Lake Hike | Waterton Lakes National Park

The boys wanted to play at camp, but when they found out they could play with there boats in a lake the were ready to go. Little E found his Canada Day hat again, he loves that goofy hat.  The … Continue reading

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