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Canmore for Dinner!

After living away from the mountains so long, it is amazing to be near them again.  With our new home mostly in order from the move we picked up the boys  and headed to Canmore for dinner.  Scoping out the … Continue reading

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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

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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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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).

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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Red Rock Canyon and Blakiston Falls

Red Rock Canyon is a beautiful place, and lots of fun to explore, however the boys saw water and all they wanted to do was swim. Once they where ready to warm up, we headed down the trail further to … Continue reading

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