Larch Valley Hike – Have a Magical Autumn
The storied Larch Valley Trail is the signature larch hike of the Canadian Rockies and with good reason. Snow dusted mountain peaks and golden yellow larches make for one of the most beautiful hiking experiences on the planet. It gets crowded during peak season, but it's worth braving the crowds to hike this iconic trail. Here are some tips for how to hike Banff's most popular trail in peak season.
Heart Mountain Hike – Big Adventure Near Canmore
On the Heart Mountain hike near Canmore, an ordinary human can summit up to three mountains in a single day. That’s something worth bragging about, but in all honesty that wasn’t my main motivation for doing it. My son, Brady suggested we do the hike as a family, and I couldn’t resist. I always try to say yes whenever my children ask if I’d like to do something with them. Hiking adventures are better when you share them with people you love. Bragging rights from the Heart Mountain hike were just a bonus. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these…
Johnston Canyon Winter Hike & Ink Pots
Banff's Johnston Canyon winter hike and ink pots hike can be combined in a single day! The ice formations and spectacular. It's one of the prettiest hikes in the Canadian Rockies.
Alberta Hikes Help You Beat the Winter Blues
Chionophobia is the fear of snow and frigophobia is the fear of the cold. There you have it. I just diagnosed myself using the Internet. Despite my issues with Old Man Winter, I've discovered that Alberta hikes and outdoor activities can help you beat the winter blues.
Hiking to Troll Falls
Troll Falls is one of the quick and easy Kananaskis hikes that has a stunning payoff. Not far from Kananaskis Village in Alberta, Canada, this hike is only 3.4 km round-trip with basically no elevation change – something that’s hard to find in the Canadian Rockies. The hike can be completed in 1 to 2 hours and has a rewarding view of a stunning waterfall at the end! There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these links, Wander Woman Travel Magazine may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Related: Check out our post about the Prairie Mountain Hike. …
Siffleur Falls and Meadow Hike
Siffleur Falls is a fun, family friendly hike located in Alberta in the Canadian Rockies with a low difficulty rating and rewarding views. The round trip hike is about 8 km long but there is only about 150 m elevation gain. The lack of elevation change and wide path makes for an easy and rewarding hike with great views. Related: Check out our post about the Troll Falls Hike in Kananaskis, Alberta. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these links, Wander Woman Travel Magazine may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Getting to Siffleur Falls Staging…