Fun facts and tips about the Canadian Rockies: – The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian portion of the North American Rocky Mountains range. – The Canadian Rockies are composed of shale and limestone. – The highest peak is Mount Robson at 3,954 m (12,972 ft).– Five national parks are located within the Canadian Rockies. Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, and Yoho interlock to form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage site. Waterton is… Read More

To me, every spectacular facet of nature lies in the tiny details that always seem to take your breath away. So for any of you who have explored some of Canada’s outdoors, perhaps you’ll agree with some of the reasons why I adore it so much. Gazing upon a mountain range in the Rockies from the opposite side of a ridge indulges us in their vast size and the rough yet slow… Read More

I was heading home last year for a much-needed dose of the mountains. Passing through Pearson airport to my gate, I stumbled upon the latest issue of Explore Magazine, ‘Canada’s National Parks’. I was immediately intrigued and thought the magazine would help pass the time during take-off and landing, when I would not be able to watch the TV’s on the airplane. I have seen my fair share of Canada’s wilderness and… Read More