1. Snowshoeing- it’s easy. You can rent, borrow or buy snowshoes. Then all you have to do is find a trail. If your in the mountains always follow posted signage about snowshoeing trails vs cross country skiing, and avalanche warnings … Continue reading My top 10 must do Winter things in Waterton.
For many of my adult years I hated going outside, I was more comfortable being active inside without weather changes, bugs and mud. One spring I had this urge to go to Waterton, we hiked up Bears hump. Standing in … Continue reading Taking the first step is the hardest.
I was aching for the mountains and my very intuitive boy could tell. He wanted to try snowshoeing, something Vince and I have purposely been keeping as our adult thing to do but I felt that if he wanted to we should go. Things boy learned: 1. Stay off the cross country ski paths. This is important since we share our routes with skiers and want to be considerate. 2. If you take off your snowshoes you will immediately sink deep into the soft snow. 3. It’s harder then it looks, but it’s worth it! 4. Backing up with snowshoes … Continue reading Snowshoeing 101 with my boy.
The Prince of Whales is a focal place in Waterton. Everyone that comes to the park takes pictures, lumbers through the lobby of the hotel and stands in the wind looking over the Waterton townsite and into the USA. Even … Continue reading Prince of Whales Hotel view point.
We decided we really needed to check out one of our favorite falls. It’s what I think of as the Forgotten falls since I don’t know the actual name. Last winter was the first time we stopped to venture out … Continue reading The Forgotten Falls (or not so forgotten if you are an ice climber)
Not only are my days mine but I share most adventures with my children. I want to show my children how to love the outdoors. I see kids everyday that are house bound, I don’t want mine to be like … Continue reading Enticing Our Kids Outdoors.
Finding the trail head outside of Waterton park, towards the US boarder. You pass the view point and park at the next pullout. We took a few moments to find our path. We were warned that the trail went right … Continue reading Sofa trail
Crypt lake 17.2 km round trip. 675m/2214ft elevation This hike we did with friends. We got on the early boat and left on the late boat. In this time we spent a good hour waiting for the boat to return … Continue reading Crypt Lake