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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

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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.  

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Day 2 Allstones Lake

The next morning the storm had passed, with just a cloudy sky we headed off for Allstones Lake. The trailhead is on the David Thompson Hwy, on the east side of Alliston creek (the bridge over the creek is labeled). … Continue reading

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Bear Hump Hike – Waterton

The last day we packed up our trailer and made one last stop before leaving the park, Bear Hump.  This is a short hike, but a little steep.  The view from the top was amazing, and made it all worth … Continue reading

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Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park

The parking lot was packed, and there were lineups for the washrooms, but a couple minutes down the trail things were quiet and the views amazing. I would have loved to see the Burgess Shale, an area full of fossils … Continue reading

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Johnston Lake, Swimming in Banff

The boys love playing in the water, so after a day of exploring we would head to Johnston Lake for a swim.  The water there was much warmer than the other beaches we found. With a trail round the lake, … Continue reading

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Johnston Falls Hike Banff

Having done this hike during our visit this winter, it seemed like a good plan to take the boys to check it out in the summer.  Being popular it is a busy trail, but beautiful anyway.  With the warmer temperatures … Continue reading

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Johnson Canyon in the Winter

On our first morning we headed to Johnston Canyon, at -26 it was expected to be the warmest day (it is not usually as cold as this weekend), so we wanted to get in some outdoor activities. I have not … Continue reading

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Camping Snaring River Jasper

As the summer was winding down we got out for a quick camping trip, first stop Jasper National Park.  This stop was unique as it was just my oldest son and brother in-law who is 11.  Arriving Thursday morning we … 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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