Hiking Banff National Park – Bow Falls to Hoodoos Trail

Our Family Day long weekend included an inside/outside day in Banff: a morning looking at photographs while wandering the galleries at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies followed by an afternoon making photographs while exploring a new-to-us trail just outside of the Banff townsite. We accessed the easy Bow Falls to Hoodoos trail from Surprise Corner, a tiny parking…

Tunnel-Mountain-Banff

Hiking Banff National Park – Tunnel Mountain

In all the years we've been exploring the Canadian Rockies, we've never bothered with this hike. It seemed too close to Banff, likely to be too busy for our liking, too short, too boring - altogether too mundane. But at this time of year, many of our favourite hiking trails have too much snow and…

Sundance-Canyon

Hiking Banff National Park – Sundance Canyon

Starting just behind the Cave & Basin National Historic Site, we moved pretty quickly along the paved Sundance Trail. The pathway is definitely wide enough for walkers, bikers and in-line skaters to share, and we will consider cycling this trail on our next visit. But since the early morning fog and low-lying cloud prompted us…