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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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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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Medicine Lake, Jasper

The road to Maligne Lake had reopened, so we drove up to take a look.  The burnt forest was visible around the Medicine Lake turn off. Even with all the burnt trees, it is still a beautiful area.

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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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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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Elk Island In the Spring

With the winter over, we headed off to Elk Island for a picnic on Mother’s Day.   With the chance of seeing calves we headed back to Elk Island to see if we could see one. The playground and a … Continue reading

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Banff Gondola

With the kids with the Grandparents for spring break, we took the opportunity for a weekend getaway in Banff.  Day one the weather wasn’t great, so we went shopping, ate out and wandered around the Cave and Basin hot springs. … 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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