One River, Two Waterfalls, and Three Bears

It was another warm, sunny day so David and I decided to drive to a couple of famous waterfalls along the Icefields Parkway.  On the way to the first set of falls, we saw a “Bear Jam.” A “Bear Jam” occurs when a bear is spotted and a bunch of vehicles stop along the side … Continue reading One River, Two Waterfalls, and Three Bears

A Trio of Stunning Lakes

There are a number of lovely glacial lakes within a few minutes-drive of the town’s center. After talking to the ranger in the Information Center in Jasper, David and I decided to go visit several of them one day. We went to Pyramid, Patricia, and Beauvert Lakes. Pyramid Lake is in the shadow of Pyramid … Continue reading A Trio of Stunning Lakes

Jasper and Whistlers Campground

Jasper is a small town that sees almost two million tourists each year. It is like Banff but on a much smaller scale. It is surrounded by beautiful mountains and you can literally walk to numerous trails from the town itself. There is also the large Athabasca River that runs beside the town. There is … Continue reading Jasper and Whistlers Campground