Life In the Big Green Jolly

Embrace local. Explore often.

Embrace local.  Explore often.

Category: CA

Winter visit to Banff National Park

Horse drawn sled at Lake Louise with Fairview Mountain in background

A winter visit to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada calls for time. Time to stop and take photos. Time to drive across its seemingly endless acres. Time to hike while looking for bighorn sheep, deer, or bear. Time to sit quietly and watch the sun play on the mountains.

Winter hiking in Johnston Canyon

Lower Falls as ice falls spilling into a pool of water, Johnston Canyon

Winter hiking through Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park is a winter paradise of ice falls, snow and off-season crowds.

Exploring Columbia Valley, British Columbia

Columbia Valley in British Columbia offers exceptional winter adventures – winter hiking, hot springs, snowmobiling and day trips to nearby Kootenay and Banff National Parks.