Tag Archives : Jasper

Exploring Maligne Canyon


Is this last account of my weekend in Jasper ever overdue! I wanted to tell you all about my experience playing around Maligne Canyon in Jasper National Park. Even though I had a seven hour drive home, I opted to hit up Maligne Canyon before hitting the road. All the research I read online suggested it and it was super…

Hiking Old Fort Point


When I was driving through Jasper to the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge I noticed a steep hill covered in mountain goats to my right and I thought "that would be kind of fun to hike." Turns out that hill was Old Fort Point, an iconic Jasper hike with a lot of history. [caption id="attachment_10404" align="aligncenter" width="817"] Bridge at the base…

One Week Left to Register for the Jasper Races!


  I seriously can't wait for April 15 you guys! Not only is it my LAST day of classes and my LAST set of exams for the semester, but it's the day Ryan and I take off for Jasper so I can run a 10k!  I'm running in the 10k race of the inaugural Jasper Half Marathon and my Alberta…

Athabasca Glacier


When planning my Rockie Roadtrip I made stopping at Athabasca Glacier a must do. I have never seen a glacier before and I was hoping to get the chance to not only see one, but to stand on one as well. The Athabasca Glacier is one of the six principal 'toes' of the Columbia Icefield, located in the Canadian Rockies. The glacier currently recedes…

Rockies Roadtrip Part 2- Jasper


Yesterday, I shared photos from the first leg of my Rockies Roadtrip covering Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise. Part 2 is my long and adventurous leg through Jasper. After experiencing Lake Louise I headed to Jasper. I have only been through that park once as a child. Within 10 minutes of driving through the park gates it began to snow!…