Not Dying While Summiting Temple Mountain

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Let us start off by saying that we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into when we decided to do this hike. We had just finished our sunrise canoe ride on Lake Louise when we asked one of the workers if there was anything we HAD TO do before leaving the area. He knew we … [Read more...]

5 Fun + Free Things To Do In Banff!

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Banff, the first town to develop within a Canadian National Park, is one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations. Known for its world-class resorts, mountainous surroundings, hot springs and extensive opportunities for outdoor sports, such as hiking, biking, scrambling and … [Read more...]

Magical Moments in Lake Louise

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Our first glimpse of her unimaginably clear, baby-blue waters resting as still and smooth as a plane of glass, left us speechless and completely aware of how lucky we were to be in a place as beautiful as this: As our eyes began to adjust we were eventually able to pull our … [Read more...]

How An Elk Got Into Our Van!?

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One word: Carrots. After an impromptu, adrenaline-filled morning of sport kayaking down the Riviere Rouge with Nouveau Monde, we decided to listen to our friends' advice and hit up the nearby Parc Omega on our way into Ottawa (more on carrots below)! We had been told numerous … [Read more...]

Nouveau Monde: Whitewater Rafting Down Canada’s Epic Riviere Rouge!

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Whitewater rafting is a lot of fun, but whitewater rafting with Nouveau Monde down the incredible Riviere Rouge and “The Turtle,” now that’s an ABSOLUTE BLAST: Located just an hour away from Mont Tremblant, we arrived for our full-day rafting adventure around 9:45am. We signed … [Read more...]