A Cool Dip and a Big Climb

Waterton Lakes National Park, September 2022 These are the traditional homelands of the Blackfoot peoples in all of their diversity, as well as the traditional hunting territory of the Kutenai people. The Kutenai were most likely driven out of these areas by the Blackfoot when they expanded their range thanks to rifles and horses. TheContinue reading “A Cool Dip and a Big Climb”

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”