Tag Archives: Outdoor

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

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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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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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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 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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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

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Calgary Zoo

With only a day in Calgary, we choose to check out the zoo.  I had not visited before the flood, but I saw no sign of damage from the flood. The boys loved it, an amazing dinosaur area, and lots … Continue reading

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