Guide to the Canadian Rocking Banff Lake Louise Jasper Kananaskis Mountains

Location, location, location. Beautiful views and quick access to the Canadian Rockies are one of the best things about Calgary. For the active or the actively relaxing, here's how to do the mountains, including Banff, Lake Louise and Canmore, right.  

 

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What to Do in the Mountains in October 2017

From adventurous eating to mindfulness retreating, here’s what’s going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

An Interactive Art Show in Banff Involves Going into the Forest with Flashlights, Speakers and Portable Projectors

It takes place for three nights from October 5 to 7.

Plan a Visit to Jasper in October to See Its Dark Skies

Jasper National Park’s designation as a Dark Sky Preserve makes it a must-do trip for stargazers during the fall. We have tips on where to eat and stay while you are there.

Three Fall Hiking Alternatives to Larch Valley

Trek these trails to take in the famous fall larches without the crowds

3 Great Fall Experiences in the Mountains

Do the Tamarack Ridge Walk at Panorama, stay at Baker Creek Mountain Resort or take in the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival this fall.

What to do in the Mountains in September

From paddling the Bow in Banff to a fall fair in Fernie, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

5 Last-Minute Mountain Getaways

Make the most of the final weeks of summer with an off-the-beaten-path alpine adventure in Nelson, Golden, Porcupine Hills, Nordegg or Wheeler.

What to do in the Mountains in August

From stargazing to art classes to kayaking to comedy, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

Try Stand Up Paddleboarding in Canmore

We have tips on where to get the gear and what to do once you get on the water.

This Will Convince You to Go to Revelstoke this Summer

With its striking scenery and wealth of outdoor adventure activities, Revelstoke is just as much fun in the summertime as when it’s covered in snow.

What to Expect on the Ptarmigan Cirque Hike in Kananaskis

Waterfalls and alpine meadows are on this three-hour hike in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Hike Here This Weekend: Old Goat Creek and Glacier

Even if you don't make it all the way to the glacier, you'll be rewarded with views of waterfalls.

What To Do In the Mountains In July

New mountain bike trails, new ziplines, new via ferrata routes and more. Here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

Hike to Boom Lake

It's a four-hour hike that is pretty flat with lichen, streams and waterfalls on the way to the lake.

How to Do Banff National Park this Summer Without a Car

With a whole bunch of new transit options, getting to Banff and getting around Banff National Park has never been easier.

Hike Here This Weekend: Aylmer Lookout

The well-groomed trail and calming views of Lake Minnewanka surrounded by rugged mountain peaks are everything you want in a view, making this long day surprisingly easy.

3 High-End Hiking Trips Close to Calgary

These are all mountain getaways where you can bag a peak, traverse a ridge and end the day in the lap of luxury.

Hike Here This Weekend: Rawson Lake and Sarrail Ridge

Hike to a pristine lake or scramble up to Sarrail Ridge for panoramic views of K-Country.