Sitting in the Canadian Rockies, Golden B.C. is surrounded by six of Canada’s most stunning national parks; Yoho, Glacier, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Mount Revelstoke.
Use Golden as your base from which to experience the spectacular scenery, iconic hiking trails, waterfalls, lakes and heritage sites of the national parks.
It’s mid-April and the lifts just stopped spinning.
Kicking Horse is known for many things – its title as ‘the Champagne Powder Capital of Canada’, its abundance of varied terrain, its-easy-to-get-to location, its laid back charm. Even though this winter hasn’t brought the volume of snow we’re normally used to, the conditions here are still better than most everywhere else -- in the West at least.
Looking out the window at the layer of fresh snow that landed throughout the night, our host Marie-France Lessor owner of the
Recently Golden received a pineapple express weather system that brought rain and freezing levels to around the 3000m mark.
When winter comes knocking at the door the only sensible thing to do is to head to the Rocky Mountains, where adventure is wait
This blog is the first in a 3-part series about responsible travel, and how to be good stewards of the places we visit.
We are lucky to live in an area where we are free to explore our mountains at will, only the valley bottoms and areas close to
Whether we choose to enter the backcountry on foot, bike or motorized vehicle, we are accepting the risk that something could break down and leave us stranded. Some breakdowns can lead to epics that are talked about for a long time, like coming out in the dark, overnighting in weird places or even requiring a helicopter ride. Blowing the track off a snowmobile in the wrong place could make for a bad time, but luckily for me it couldn’t have happened in a better spot.
There’s an odd satisfaction when people ask you where your clothes are from, and really all you can tell them is this little st
Water droplets drip off the paddle and tickle my feet, the sun kisses my face and I inhale deeply.
With a varied selection of accommodations and many activities to experience in spring, fall, winter and summer, including family-friendly activities, the friendly mountain town of Golden continues to be a perfect holiday destination from which to enjoy and explore the Canadian Rocky Mountains.