Every year we plan a night of skiing under a full moon in the month December. This was definitely the coldest we had ever attempted but despite the temperatures, it ended up being one of the most memorable.
Grizzly Peak is still one of my favorite scrambles, I can't remember how many times I've done it now but it's amazing every time.
Watersprite Lake is a beautiful day or overnight hike about 2 hours from Vancouver. It's a 17km round trip with 660m elevation gain.
The best camping on the Indian arm is at Granite Falls, it's 18km and between 3-6 hours one way. It's a beautiful paddle that ends at a large waterfall.
This was our first time up there and while it was beautiful, it was very sad to see how much garbage had been left by people on the trail and lakeside. If you do decide to take the trip up there, please pack out all of your garbage.
The Icefields Parkway is an incredibly beautiful 230km stetech of highway from Lake Louise to Jasper with 1800m of elevation gain. We cycled it over the course of 4 days and 3 nights, camping along the way.
Location: Alberta, Canada Participants: Michelle Wong, Jacob, Jeremy Stroman, Leanne Christianson, Jacqueline Cornish, Patrick Latter Time: 10 Hours Weather: 15°C Elevation Gain: 1690m Max Elevation: 3543m Start Time: 6:20am Directions Take Highway 1 from Calgary and turn left at the Lake Louise exit. Then follows the signs for Moraine Lake. Gear Hiking Boots Food Water [...]