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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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.

Try This Hike: Spray River Loop in Banff National Park

This easy hike is near the Banff Springs Hotel that takes you to an open meadow with picnic tables.

Hike Here This Weekend: Prairie Mountain

This steep hike in Kananaskis is a good early season option. And you'll be rewarded with both mountain and prairie views at the top.

What To Do In the Mountains In June

From folk music in a cave to a feast at a backcountry lodge, here are the best things happening in the mountains near Calgary this month.

Essential Summer Experiences in Fernie and Kimberley B.C.

When in the East Kootenays this summer, make sure you bring along the mountain bike to ride the "Round the Mountain" trail.

Essential Summer Experiences in Kootenay National Park and Panorama Mountain Village B.C.

Be sure to rent an ATV in Panorama for a three-hour tour and relax at the Pleiades Spa in Radium.

The Hike to Crypt Lake is the Ultimate Thing To Do While in Waterton Lakes National Park

If you're only going to do one thing while in Waterton Lakes National Park, make sure it's this hike.