Day 5 – Johnston Canyon & Lake Grassi

Our last day in the Banff area so we started off the day by going to see some waterfalls at Johnston Canyon. It was a pretty simple hike and fun to see l. After we finished the hike, Clare found another shorter hike that was on our way back to Calgary, Lake Grassi. Turned out…

Day 4 – More Lakes and Rafting

We headed to Lake Minnewonka just outside of the town if Banff. As per usual, we couldn’t complete the full hike, this time not because of snow but because of grizzly bears! The Lake was very pretty though. Our afternoon adventure was a white water rafting adventure! Our guide was super funny and energetic so…

Day 3 – Sulphur Mountain

Started off our morning with a trip to the Vermillion Lakes. Turned out the hiking path was just walking along the road so we decided that was lame and continued onto a much greater adventure- climbing Sulphur Mountain. The climb was about 3 miles uphill, but it was a beautiful day and the views at…

Day 2 – Lake LouiseĀ 

We started our day with a drive over to Lake Louise, probably the most famous lake by Banff. Sadly there was a lot of snow this year so a big portion of the lake was still covered in snow so it wasn’t a green as I would’ve hoped. Still very pretty though. Lake Louise We…

Day 1 – Banff

We got in late Friday night to Calgary. I found out I left my credit card at a restaurant at O’hare so it was a really great start to the week! Our airbnb ended up being awesome though, so can’t complain too much. Today we picked up Clare from the airport and headed to Banff!…