As well as being a fun low-impact way to explore winter landscapes, snowshoeing is also incredibly affordable. All you need is a pair of snowshoes and some appropriate winter clothing to get started. This snowshoe buying guide includes everything you need to know about buying the best snowshoes for you.
The Banff area has some of the most impressive scenery in Canada but did you know that there’s also incredible beauty to be found underground as well? One of the largest cave systems in Canada is located in nearby Canmore, just 20 minutes drive east of Banff. Read on to discover everything you need to know about exploring Rat’s Nest Cave with Canmore Cave Tours!
Situated near the top of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Vernon is best known for its three spectacular lakes, dry, rugged landscape and consistently warm summer weather. Hiking is undoubtedly one of the best ways to take in the true beauty of this region. If you’re looking for some of the best short Vernon hiking trails, this is the list for you!
If you like staying at places with soul and distinctive character, you’ll love the Charming Inns of Alberta. This collection of 12 independently owned properties put bland, characterless hotel rooms to shame. Read on to discover more about our Charming Inns experience, along with personal recommendations of places to go when you book your own stay.
Offering a mix of climbing, hiking and scrambling, Via Ferrata is an exciting way to explore mountainous areas in complete safety. Mt Norquay (near Banff, Alberta) has four thrilling Via Ferrata courses, each offering phenomenal views of the Bow Valley mountains. We recently tried the challenging Skyline route.
Camping is all about getting back to basics and experiencing the beauty of our natural world. Despite this, it can still feel daunting to try it for the first time. Read on to discover everything you need to know about planning for your first camping trip, from choosing a campground and essential camping gear to campfire and wildlife safety.