Sarrail Ridge
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Rather than culminating atop a true summit, this hike tops out along Mount Sarrail’s northeastern ridge. A Kananaskis classic, the hike to Sarrail Ridge offers a stunning look at some of the most beautiful scenery in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. … Read More

Burstall Pass: A Kananaskis Favorite
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If you’re interested in venturing outside the borders of Canada’s mountain national parks, Kananaskis Country offers a wealth of opportunities for hiking and scrambling. Encompassing more than a million acres of wilderness along the front range of the Canadian Rockies, … Read More

Skoki Loop & Skoki Mountain
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A stunning swath of high alpine backcountry, Skoki was undoubtedly one of our favorite areas of Banff. Peppered with jewel-tone lakes and scree-covered slopes just begging to be scrambled, it’s easy to see why Skoki is a beloved spot for … Read More

Saddle Mountain via Saddleback Pass
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One of the shorter summits of the Bow Range, the iconic group of peaks surrounding Lake Louise, Saddle Mountain is a pint-sized outlier just southeast of Fairview Mountain. While the summit elevation may be a mere 7,963 feet (2,427 m), … Read More

The Sphinx (Sugarloaf Mountain)
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Tucked away beside Banff National Park’s Egypt Lakes, The Sphinx (Sugarloaf Mountain) is one of the shorter peaks in the area and one that doesn’t seem to get a lot of attention. There’s not a ton of info out there … Read More

Abbott Ridge & Mt. Abbott
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Along with Perley Rock, Abbott Ridge was one of our favorite trails in BC’s Glacier National Park. Arguably one of the most beautiful spots in the area, the scenic ridgeline and summit sit just southwest of Rogers Pass in the … Read More

Tackling Mt. Norquay’s Via Ferrata
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Part of the Canadian Rockies’ Vermilion Range, Mt. Norquay’s 8,274-foot (2,522-meter) summit sits just northwest of the Town of Banff. Mt. Norquay is one of a handful of iconic peaks surrounding the small town center, and is a popular spot … Read More

Hiking The Lake O’Hara Alpine Circuit
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Lake O’Hara is indisputably one of the most stunningly beautiful spots in British Columbia’s Yoho National Park. Perched at an elevation of just over 2,000 meters (6,700’), the lake sits just west of the Continental Divide, on the other side … Read More

Perley Rock Trail
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Located in British Columbia’s Glacier National Park, the Perley Rock Trail is an 8-mile (13 km) return that climbs through forests and rocky slopes until it reaches the edge of the Illecillewaet Icefield. To get to the alpine region surrounding … Read More

The Bugaboos: Cobalt Lake
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Back in July, we made our first trip to the Bugaboos. After just one visit, we were smitten. With sheer granite spires erupting from a vast sea of ice, it’s a landscape unlike any other you’ll find in the surrounding … Read More

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