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.
From stargazing to art classes to kayaking to comedy, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.
We have tips on where to get the gear and what to do once you get on the water.
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.
Waterfalls and alpine meadows are on this three-hour hike in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
Even if you don't make it all the way to the glacier, you'll be rewarded with views of waterfalls.
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.
It's a four-hour hike that is pretty flat with lichen, streams and waterfalls on the way to the lake.
With a whole bunch of new transit options, getting to Banff and getting around Banff National Park has never been easier.
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.
These are all mountain getaways where you can bag a peak, traverse a ridge and end the day in the lap of luxury.
Hike to a pristine lake or scramble up to Sarrail Ridge for panoramic views of K-Country.
This easy hike is near the Banff Springs Hotel that takes you to an open meadow with picnic tables.
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.
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.
When in the East Kootenays this summer, make sure you bring along the mountain bike to ride the "Round the Mountain" trail.
Be sure to rent an ATV in Panorama for a three-hour tour and relax at the Pleiades Spa in Radium.
If you're only going to do one thing while in Waterton Lakes National Park, make sure it's this hike.