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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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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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Time To Pick Up The Boys

The boys had a great vacation, but it was time to drive to the kootenays and pick up the boys.  While there we did get time to visit, and took a drive up Baker Mountain.  A short and easy drive, … 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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Geo-caching in Waterton

Last year Waterton was an incredible trip, so many Bears.  With it making such an amazing impression we had to return this summer.  We again stayed in the Crandell Campsite again, with trees and outside of ton it is a … 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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Yoho National Park Spiral Tunnels

Having never explored Yoho National Park, we decided to take a day trip from our campsite at Banff to check it out. Entrance to one of the Spiral Tunnels In what now seems like a previous life when I was … Continue reading

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Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park

We decided to try swimming at another beach, although a beautiful spot the water was very cold. When we were here in the winter we could see divers going below the ice, in the summer again there were divers here. … Continue reading

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Crabbing at Prince Rupert

I love being out on the ocean, and have missed it, but for the boys this is their first time out on a small boat. It was a great day crabbing, although we didn’t catch a lot we had lots … Continue reading

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