Over the last couple of winters we noticed that a number of groups offered trips to Sawmill Burn. So yesterday we tried to find the way up the old logging roads. We got almost to the burn area before lack of time and energy forced us to turn back.
Description of snowshoe trip to Rummel Lake in the Smith-Dorrien area and how it compares to Chester Lake snowshoe trail.
Looking for a hike that has waterfalls, a lake, a glacier and great mountain views? The Old Goat Glacier trial in Spray Valley Provincial Park has it all.
We revisited the Burstall Avalanche Impact Pool on Canada Day to see what it looked like without snow. Here are a few pictures and a description of the best summer route.
The Avalanche Impact Pool above Third Burstall Lake is an unusual and interesting landform and well worth visiting. The pool was formed by infrequent, large avalanches ejecting valley-bottom sediments to form a mound on the downhill side.
An attempt to snowshoe to West Wind Pass from Spray Lake, Kananaskis Country
Hogarth Lakes is a pretty short loop of 4.25 km, so we decided to extend the trip by taking in French Creek waterfall as well, which made a total distance of 7.8 km. The French Creek option by itself is 4.3 km return. The trail up French Creek to the creek crossing was well packed [...]
An 8.3 km loop from Sawmill Parking on Smith Dorrien-Spray Highway that combines the official trail with a section of ski trail.