Snowshoeing Maligne Lake ~ Jasper, Alberta

Finally got to snowshoe along Maligne Lake. I don't  make the journey up to Maligne Lake often but when I do I always wonder why I don't do it more often. Family Day it seemed to line up just right - good weather, good roads, available time and good company to join me. During the … Continue reading Snowshoeing Maligne Lake ~ Jasper, Alberta

Maligne Canyon Ice Walk ~ Jasper, Alberta

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Back in January Sarah over at Stop Nothing but Time got up at the crack of dawn, loaded ourselves and our gear into the truck and headed to Jasper to stand on a frozen Lake Beauvert for sunrise. After some breakfast the decision was made to go hike Maligne Canyon. I … Continue reading Maligne Canyon Ice Walk ~ Jasper, Alberta

Jacque Lake ~ Jasper National Park

Girls only you say? You bet this trip was planned as a all girls trip. There was six of us in total two of which were preteen girls. So let’s just get right down to it Elevation Gain: 240 m Distance: 12.2kms into Jacque Lake Difficulty: Easy Directions to Trailhead From Jasper Take Highway 16 … Continue reading Jacque Lake ~ Jasper National Park

Adventures of the 4 legged kind

Thought it was finally time to do some introductions .. Introducing Mya... Mya is our  chocolate lab and at the age of four has finally matured enough that back country camping became a reality for her and I. My joined our family when she was 18 months and had already been thru three homes. We … Continue reading Adventures of the 4 legged kind

Whirlpool Camp ~ Jasper, Alberta

This was the first time I took Mya along with me and for those of you who do not already know who Mya is she is my chocolate lab aka. Crazy Brown Dog She has gone car camping with me multiple times but never back country and she was defiantly up for the challenge With Whirlpool … Continue reading Whirlpool Camp ~ Jasper, Alberta

Berg Lake Trail ~ Mount Robson Provincial Park

Last year my friend Sarah over at Stop Nothing but Time convinced me to hike the Berg Lake Trail with her, her son and Nephew. I sure am glad I did! This was one of those hikes that when you see the pictures it instantly gets added to the bucket list. So when opportunity struck the … Continue reading Berg Lake Trail ~ Mount Robson Provincial Park

Snowshoeing .. You bet I did it!

Anyone who knows me well knows that I like to hibernate like a bear in the winter. Only going out for the bare necessities! Work, Kids to school, grocery shopping ... starting to see the trend yet?    So it was this winter that I told myself I would spend more time enjoying the outdoors … Continue reading Snowshoeing .. You bet I did it!

Trial & Error = Lessons Learned

With training for next years summer Hiking season already well underway, today was a day full of lessons learned. I pack up my bag, load up the pups into the truck and pick up my friend Sarah Burns over at Stop Nothing But Time for our first hike into the Willmore, I have been up here before hiking … Continue reading Trial & Error = Lessons Learned

Beauty Creek to Stanley Falls

A moderate yet short hike at approx. 4kms to Stanley Falls and back, with no shortage of breathtaking views.  The trail starts at a road side turn out approximately 88km south of Jasper, Alberta along hwy 93. Watch for the two large culverts going under the road in the Flats coming from Jasper you will pass … Continue reading Beauty Creek to Stanley Falls