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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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.

Essential Summer Experiences in Lake Louise

Put tea house touring, canoeing and horseback riding on your Lake Louise summer to-do list.

Essential Summer Experiences in Yoho National Park and Golden B.C.

Make the most of the short summer season. These are the essential experiences to have, places to stay and restaurants to eat at in Yoho National Park and in Golden, British Columbia this summer.

Essential Summer Experiences in Banff National Park

Finally do the Johnston Canyon Walk this summer and be sure to follow that up with dinner at one of the many great restaurants in Banff's town centre.

Essential Summer Experiences in Kananaskis Country and Canmore

What to do, where to eat and where to stay in K-Country and Canmore.

What To Do In the Mountains In May

From tea in a castle to pie on a boat, here are the best things happening in the mountains near Calgary this month.

All About Trail Running, Including Where to Try It This Season

A weekend getaway planned around a challenging, muddy trail race is an increasingly popular way to experience the mountains.

What To Do In the Mountains In April

From Easter brunch to late-season ski parties, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

Spring Skiing Deals In the Mountains

Seasoned skiers know that springtime is one of the best times to hit the slopes. Here are a few of the great late-season deals available at the resorts Calgarians love.

What To Do In the Mountains This March

From après-ski parties to local history lectures, this is what’s going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.