Three-Sisters

Summer Sunsets

With the massive snowfall that hit Calgary earlier this week, it seems like summer’s pretty much over (despite what the calendar says). Among other things, that means it’s time to put together a selection of summer sunsets to share… Early evening storms added drama to the few sunsets we watched from west Calgary over the…

C-Level-Cirque

Hiking Banff NP – C-Level Cirque

Cascade Mountain commands the attention of visitors arriving in Banff National Park via the east gate near Canmore. Topping out an elevation of 2,998 meters (9,836 ft), it’s the highest peak in the immediate vicinity of Banff. While few have the physical conditioning and experience to undertake the scramble to the summit, there are a…

Sundance-Canyon

Hiking Banff National Park – Sundance Canyon

Starting just behind the Cave & Basin National Historic Site, we moved pretty quickly along the paved Sundance Trail. The pathway is definitely wide enough for walkers, bikers and in-line skaters to share, and we will consider cycling this trail on our next visit. But since the early morning fog and low-lying cloud prompted us…

Norquay-Via-Ferrata

Norquay Via Ferrata

When it opened in June, we added the new Via Ferrata at Mt. Norquay to our summer bucket list. Why? 1) An adventure with a high fun factor. 2) A new experience for us. 3) It looked like an ideal way to push the limits of my gradually developing ability to cope with my long-standing…