ON THE TRAILS
1/ Lake O’Hara
2/ Pocaterra Ridge
3/ Big Beehive Trail
4/ Devil’s Thumb
5/ Highline Trail
6/ Lake Agnes Teahouse Trail
7/ Helen Lake
8/ Akamina Ridge
9/ Mt. Assiniboine
10/ Mt. Temple
11/ Berg Lake
12/ Iceline Circuit
13/ Eiffel Peak
14/ Larch Valley – Check out the 8 Must-Do Larch Hikes
15/ Tunnel Mountain
16/ Sunset Pass Trail
17/ Castle Mountain
18/ Cascade Mountain
19/ Rockwall Trail
20/ Brazeau Loop Trail
21/ Paradise Valley to Sentinel Pass
22/ Ha Ling Peak
23/ Sulphur Mountain
24/ Red Rock Canyon in Waterton
25/ The Hole in The Wall
26/ Mount Lady Macdonald
27/ Hosmer Mountain
28/ Skyline Trail
29/ Mount Yamnuska
30/ Ribbon Creek
31/ Egypt Lake
32/ Harvey Pass
33/ Mount Rundle
34/ Tonquin Valley
35/ Skoki region
36/ Minnewanka Trail
37/ Anywhere in Kananaskis Country
ON THE ROCK (AND ICE)
There’s a climb for everyone in Canada’s Mountain Parks, and many of them offer pretty spectacular views.
38/ Bugaboo Spire
39/ Back of the Lake (Lake Louise)
40/ Lower Black Band (Tunnel Mountain)
41/ East End of Mt Rundle
42/ Heart Creek
43/ Grassi Lakes
44/ Tower of Babel (Moraine Lake)
45/ Supreme Walls at Echo Canyon in Canmore
46/ Mt. Edith Cavell
47/ Richardson, Ptarmigan, Pika peaks (Skoki)
48/ St. Nicholas Peak
49/ Mt. Saint Piran
50/ Cirque Peak
51/ Maligne Canyon
52/ Grotto Canyon
53/ Johnston Canyon
ON THE WATER
Wild white water and pristine glacial lakes.
55/ Canoeing on Lake Minnewanka
56/ Canoeing the lakes of the Pine Pass
57/ Kayaking on Horseshoe Lake
58/ Rafting on the Bow River
59/ Rafting on the Kicking Horse River
60/ Taking a boat ride on the pristine water of Maligne Lake in Jasper
61/ Swimming at Johnson Lake
62/ Swimming at Dog Beach in Jasper
63/ SUP on Two Jack Lake
64/ SUP’ing downwind, surfing a small wave all the way from the Upper Lake and down across the Lower Lake in Waterton
65/ Fly fishing on the Bow River and waiting for a Bull Trout to tug on your line
66/ Soothing the muscles in the Lussier Natural Hot Springs
ON THE SNOW
67/ Paint Pots in Kootenay National Park
68/ Chester Lake
69/ Maligne Lake
70/ Wilcox Pass
71/ Cascade Amphitheatre
72/ Johnston Canyon
73/ Lake O’Hara
74/ Sawback Trail
75/ Medicine Lake
76/ Johnson Lake (and making a stop at Billy Carver’s “hermit hut”)
77/ Lake Louise Ski Resort
78/ Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
79/ Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort
80/ Mount Norquay
81/ Ski Marmot Basin
82/ Fernie Alpine Resort
83/ Revelstoke Mountain Resort
84/ Canmore Nordic Center
85/ Rogers Pass – Join the Revive Rogers movement!
86/ Wapta Icefield
87/ Burstall Pass
88/ Helen Shoulder
89/ Skoki Lodge – Here are our 3 Ways To Do Winter at Skoki Lodge
90/ Terrain around Elizabeth Parker Hut
91/ Bow Summit
92/ Victoria Glacier
93/ Mosquito Creek
94/ Hidden Lake
95/ Lower Lake in Kananaskis
96/ The Great Divide
ON TWO WHEELS
97/ Legacy Trail
98/ Coastline Mountain Bike Trail in Banff
99/ High Rockies Trail in Kananaskis
100/ Mount Burke
101/ All Tunnel Mountain trails!
102/ West Bragg Trails
103/ Goat Creek/Spray River Trail
104/ Minnewanka Mountain Bike Trail
105/ Stoney Squaw Trail
106/ Vermilion Lakes Road and the Bow Valley Parkway
WHERE TO CAMP AND STAY
107/ Yoho backcountry
108/ On the shore of Abraham Lake
109/ Along the Rockwall Trail
110/ Takkakkaw Falls
111/ Laughing Falls
112/ Campsites in Waterton Lakes National Park
113/ Berg Lake –
114/ Hector Lake
115/ Rampart Creek
116/ Two Jack Lake
117/ Whistlers in Jasper
118/ Lake Minnewanka
119/ Skoki area campgrounds
120/ Mosquito Creek
121/ Egypt Lakes
122/ Lake O’Hara
123/ Emerald Lake Lodge
124/ Mount Engadine Lodge
125/ Skoki Lodge
126/ Alpine Club of Canada huts
EATING AND DRINKING
127/ Eating a packed lunch gazing over unspoiled terrain
128/ Eating dinner on the nub at Mt. Assiniboine
129/ Over the campfire – Elevate your backcountry cooking
130/ Enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of pie at Lake Agnes Tea House
131/ Eating lunch on Cirque Peak overlooking the beautiful blue Bow Lake
132/ A cold pint at Banff Ave. Brewing Co.
133/ Brunch at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
134/ Eating at Baker Creek in Lake Louise after a cycle along the Bow Valley Parkway
135/ Driving to Lake Minnewanka in the early hours of the morning to see the northern lights.
136/ Driving along the Icefields Parkway.
137/ Photographing the beauty of the parks mountains, water and night sky
138/ Alpine starts, headlamp ascents and shoulder season objectives.
139/ Watching sunrises and sunsets over the mountains.
140/ Seeing wildlife in the parks.
141/ Checking out the ice sculptures at Lake Louise during Ice Magic.
142/ Just breathing in fresh mountain air and connecting with nature.
143/ When a group of random strangers are all connected by their love for the outdoors and share stories or advice on trails and experiences.
144/ Trail running. It provides such a different experience and perspective than hiking. …
145/ Yoga at Mount Norquay with the view of Banff.
146/ Birdwatching in the spring and fall during migration.
147/ Going to inspiring films and attending talks at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.
148/ Golfing at Fairmont Banff Springs on the Stanley Thompson 18 midweek.
149/ Seeing bison in Waterton, and now Banff too.
150/ The Waterton Wildlife Festival.