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Snowshoeing to Alexander Falls

Snowshoeing to Alexander Falls

Alexander Falls is one of the (many) fabulous waterfalls along the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler, Canada. We have visited before in the summertime, but I was keen to explore the snowshoe trail that allows you to get right up close to this waterfall. The trail is short, easy-ish and would be great for kids. Just be aware, you do need to buy a ticket (from either Callaghan Country or Whistler Olympic Park). Whistler is having a…

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Crooked Falls – Squamish Hikes

Crooked Falls – Squamish Hikes

The hike to Crooked Falls is short and sweet, so it’s great when you fancy a quick-ish adventure on soggy days. We did this on one of those rainy days with a mix of giant soppy raindrops, followed by soft rain and mist. The trail turned into a stream, so we both had wet feet and we didn’t see any views. Despite this, it was a beautiful trail and we had a fabulous time. It might be because we visited…

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Frozen Waterfalls near Vancouver – Norvan Falls

Frozen Waterfalls near Vancouver – Norvan Falls

Frozen Norvan Falls is simply stunning! I love icy waterfalls. I mean, I love all waterfalls, but there is something extra special about the way ice takes over a cliff face when waterfalls freeze. Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains get plenty of snow at the higher elevations, but it doesn’t often freeze close to the city. So when it does get chilly enough for snow within Van City, I am keen to get outside to see the ice-covered scenery. The hike…

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Bow River Trail – Lake Louise

Bow River Trail – Lake Louise

The Bow River Trail is an easy riverside loop near Lake Louise Village in Banff National Park. If you fancy a quick, non strenuous walk with some mountain views, this is a great option. It’s a fun way to see the river – and it must be the perfect area to walk if you are staying at the Lake Louise Campsite. We did this walk to stretch our legs before heading out to dinner. It was a moody looking day…

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