Walking distance from downtown Banff, a spectacular view awaits those who ascend the 2.25 km Tunnel Mountain Trail. Located on Tunnel Mountain Drive in Banff, the path, wide and well marked, consists of a series of switchbacks, which, although it does continually slope upward, should be manageable for all levels of fitness. Sore muscles and … More Tunnel Mountain Summit
Nestled in a storybook setting, visitors will soon discover that Downtown Banff is laden with wonderful shops, restaurants, gardens, trails and historic attractions. We spent half a day combing the streets, barely scratching the surface of all there is to see. Locals were extremely friendly and helpful, understanding the value of each and every tourist. … More Downtown Banff
“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights” -United Nations Resolution 66/170
On our first walk around Canmore, we were greeted by the Bow River, and so, in an attempt at being neighborly, we stopped for a nice visit!
It’s true that smiles are infectious. You don’t even need to be a superhero to pass one on!
There are two routes on the Grassi Lakes Trail, a 2.5 mile round trip hike that is rated easy to moderate. On the Upper Grassi Lakes Trail, hikers will find a spacious trail with a gentle uphill slope most of the way. The more difficult trek, the Grassi Lakes Interpretive Trail, consists of more narrow … More Grassi Lakes Falls
This area is so entitled for a reason; it consists of not one but TWO lakes. Several dark, wooden benches have been constructed and placed along the shoreline. Ample time should be allotted when hiking to Grassi Lakes. It’s a destination that should be savored!
Located just outside the city limits of Canmore, we decided to that this 2.5 mile roundtrip trek would be a great after dinner activity, dessert for the eyes! The interesting thing about Lake Grassi is its namesake, Lawrence Grassi. An immigrant from Italy, Lawrence worked in the coal mines, and was known for his incredible strength. … More Turquoise Tuesday – Grassi Lakes