Visiting Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake in Canada: 20 Things to Know (Yoho, British Columbia)

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park is one of the Canadian Rockies’ finest lakes and a resplendent place to visit in British Columbia. It’s the largest lake in Yoho National Park, one of the most stunning BC Lakes, and surrounded by President Mountain Range. Visiting the lake on a summer day is one of the …

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How to Hike the STUNNING Iceline Trail in Yoho

The Iceline trail hike in Yoho National Park of British Columbia is just over an hour’s drive from Banff National Park and 45 minutes from Golden. This unique hike is home to majestic waterfalls, endless glaciers, and many alpine lakes! It’s easily one of the best hikes in Yoho and makes for a rewarding day out. The Iceline Trail makes for an exciting day trip or a great front-country or backcountry camping destination. With plenty …

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Arethusa Cirque: How to Hike the BEST Larch Trail in Kananaskis

Arethusa Cirque is one of Kananaskis Country’s hidden gems, a beautiful 4.5 km loop nestled beneath dramatic peaks that weaves through forests, meadows, and the rocky remains of ancient glaciers. Not as well-known as neighboring Ptarmigan or Pocaterra Cirques, but equally spectacular, Arethusa Cirque offers an incredibly rewarding experience for relatively low effort. The short …

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The Little Beehive and Beehive Circuit

Trail Guide to the Epic Beehive Circuit (Little & Big Beehive Hike)

The Big Beehive hike and Little Beehive hike are two of the most popular hikes in all of Banff National Park. While the trail often feels far from being in the wilderness, the surreal views more than compensate for anything that you can say negative about the crowds on the hike. The greater “Beehive Circuit” …

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Hiking the Kain Hut Trail to Applebee Campground in Bugaboo Provincial Park

Ultimate Hike Guide to Bugaboo Provincial Park

The incredible Applebee Dome Campground is located in Bugaboo Provincial Park in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. This backcountry camping destination is accessed using the Conrad Kain Hut Trail and is home to the Bugaboo Glacier, alpine lakes, and unmatched views. Thanks to the stunning granite spires that tower over this campground, the Applebee Dome is on every rock climber’s bucket list. If …

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12 Bear Safety Tips • How To Hike In Bear Country (Alberta & BC)

Questions around bear safety are inevitable for any intrepid hiker off on their first hikes in bear country. Never fear. Bears should not detract you from enjoying a hike, but they require respect and knowledge. Most bears and wildlife, for that matter, do their best to avoid human interactions. However, every time you go on …

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