Top Fun Things to do With Your Teenage Son on a Weekend in Calgary

Calgary sits in Treaty 7 territory. These are the traditional and contemporary homelands of the Blackfoot confederacy which includes the Siksika, Kainai, and Piikani, as well as the Tsuut’ina, and Îyâxe Nakoda which include the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney First Nations. This territory is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 withinContinue reading “Top Fun Things to do With Your Teenage Son on a Weekend in Calgary”

On Saturday We Hike 2021 Review

On Saturday We Hike 2021 Review (and what comes next) 2021 was our first full calendar year of On Saturday We Hike. And what a year! HIGHLIGHTS Christmas Day + New Year’s Day in -35 temps Elk Island Birthday Hike Huge groups in the summer, including 6 out-of-towners A Guest Host (thanks Dan!) A coupleContinue reading “On Saturday We Hike 2021 Review”

September Hiking in Jasper National Park

For Part One of this series – “September Camping in Jasper National Park”, click here. INTRODUCTION There are hundreds of trail choices in Jasper National Park, depending on your goals and skill level. We chose three trails that offer a variety of options, for both the seasoned hiker and the tourist with little experience. IContinue reading “September Hiking in Jasper National Park”

September Camping in Jasper National Park

Wow oh wow I pulled off a last minute (for me), long weekend camping trip to Jasper. In September. With two longs hikes. If feels like I should get at least 3 medals and eighteen gold stars for this one. For being out there only 3 days, we covered a lot of ground. I haveContinue reading “September Camping in Jasper National Park”