Forgetmenot Pond – Bragg Creek, Kananaskis

Forgetmenot pond in Bragg Creek, Kananaskis, is a great hike for parents that are looking for an easy day exploring in the mountains with their kids. The stroller friendly trail is short and flat but does not compromise the views. It also boasts incredible mountain views making it a great spot to soak in some…

Backpacking with Toddlers: Enjoy the backcountry with your littles

Backpacking with toddlers can be a great way to bring the family together. Toddlers are surrounded by their favourite toys :  rocks, water, sticks and dirt. I mean it is pretty much heaven for litle ones. We recently went on a really fun backcountry trip with our two daughters aged  2 and 4. We enjoyed…

Avalanche Safety: Avoid these 6 Mistakes

I posted  an epic picture of my family completing a hike on Twitter with the caption “Shorts in the snow… That is Alberta Spring Hiking”. I then tagged the Banff National Park @banffNP  in the photo.  Following posting the photo a series of feelings of embarrassment, stupidity and worry crept up after  hearing their response…