Not your (grand)mother's potpourri, this collection of photographs features golden leaves, the typical fall colour in Banff and Canmore.
The latest edition of the Nearby Nature Project links to recent news about grizzly bear movement through the Bow Valley, more research on the benefits of spending time connecting with Nature and describes a once-in-a-lifetime bald eagle observation.
Amazing scenery, an relatively easy trail and a teahouse make this a very popular trail in Banff National Park. If you're willing to forego the teahouse, it's also a great shoulder season hike, at least before any significant snowfall creates avalanche risk along the route.
Whether you limit your road trips to a couple of hours or can't imagine life without at least a couple of weeks on the road each year, every road trip is a chance to keep the destination in mind while being flexible enough to explore and enjoy the things you discover along the way.
Trail upgrades in 2021 improved scramble conditions to the summit of Yamnuska. But this is still a challenging half-day adventure, especially daunting for those with any fear of heights/exposure.