Travel Blogs from Canmore, Canada

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First Mountainous Days, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

First Mountainous Days

A travel blog entry by aliciatravels

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... animal. We did sufficiently gape our way around the Banff Springs Hotel which is every bit as posh as I have heard described. From Canmore we made our way to Lake Louise where I finally strapped on some downhill skis and headed to the hills. I had ...

first impressions, Canmore, Canada travel blog

first impressions

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... lined up a job as a volleyball umpire, if I can take that dormant year twelve accreditation and put it to use. I'm up at Canmore again this weekend for a party, having a great relaxing time in the mountains. Not that I have actually had any contact with ...

Louis' Birthday, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Louis' Birthday

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... about 15 shots and numerous beers, Louis is convinced he is a kick-boxer... Time: 9:07pm Location: Carla's house, Canmore Condition: Really drunk ... And a member of Led Zeppelin Time: 10:14pm Location: The Drake Inn, Canmore Condition: ...

CANMORE'S

CANMORE'S "THE 'HO"

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... and big lips, and a full, round body. The beauty's name was Lindsey, and her presence validated our hitchhiking detour to Canmore - for me, at least; Julie probably wasn't too impressed. Lindsey was interested by our trip and told us to come back and ...

Tryst lake ski tour, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Tryst lake ski tour

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... Louis and nextdoor neighbour Johnny 5 (Last name is Fife) got everything packed and headed out about 9:30. It was a little overcast in Canmore, but the weather looked like it was going to hold out for us. It was only as we drove through the pass that ...

Last Days in Canmore, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Last Days in Canmore

A travel blog entry by kaelan

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Right now I am sitting in the airport terminal waiting to leave for my flight. They said I had to be here 3 hours ahead so now thanks to them I have another 2 hours of waiting around. I will have a lay over in Tokyo where I will have to pick up my bags ...

The Canadian Rockies, Canmore, Canada travel blog

The Canadian Rockies

A travel blog entry by jta

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... confederate. *In Canada everyone ends their sentences with 'eh'...and it's catching! July 1st was Canada Day, a national holiday, during which the centre of Canmore is closed off for a very impressive parade. The spectacle included about a dozen brass ...

Backcountry Assiniboine, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Backcountry Assiniboine

A travel blog entry by therasp

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Well for all of you who wondered what the Canadian Rockies looked like...here they are in late spring! Helicoptering into a backcountry lodge for 3 days to ski, was ...

The beautiful Canadian Rockies, Canmore, Canada travel blog

The beautiful Canadian Rockies

A travel blog entry by tambrogdon

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... of the Columbia river I can't go into it all here but visit the columbiaicefields.com if you're interested. We departed Canmore a day early since the Canadian holiday weekend was coming up.  Next - a one nite stop at Radium Hotsprings on the way ...

Day 21 - Traffic Mayhem, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Day 21 - Traffic Mayhem

A travel blog entry by wendiandhugh

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... we weren't familiar with the road at all. Our hopes of camping were dashed at this time so we booked into a motel in Canmore, Alberta. After dinner at Boston Pizza we went back to our room to plan, oops, re-plan tomorrow's activities. A very ...

Chicken Alaska and top of the world hwy, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Chicken Alaska and top of the world hwy

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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Long drive to the edge of Dawson city today. Crossed into Alaska and over some lonely border crossings to drive "the top of the world highway"-instead of crossing the mountains the easy way (thru the valleys), this highway follows the ridge of the hills ...

The beginning of the tour . . ., Canmore, Canada travel blog

The beginning of the tour . . .

A travel blog entry by hartmann

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Greetings! We've made it to Dead Man's Flats, Alberta, Canada this afternoon. This is just outside of Banff National Park. We'll be here through Sunday. We've already taken a brief tour by car inside of the park guided by the "GyPSy" automated tour guide ...

The Rockys, Canmore and Kananaskis, Canada travel blog

The Rockys

A travel blog entry by john-and-min

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Have been flat out between Canada and France, hence the time between blogs. Our time in Canada was spent between Banff and Fernie, two very iconic towns in the Rockies. It was like being constantly in the scenic photos you see in magazines and arty ...

backpacking trip into Canadian Rockies again!, Mt. Assiniboine, Canada travel blog

backpacking trip into Canadian Rockies again!

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... done the same way as century ago.  Finally, we are at the Spray Lakes. We had to eventually come from the north from Canmore, because the mountain south route is still closed after the spring floods, so we had to drive additional 100 km. Yeah this is ...

Welcome to Canada, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Welcome to Canada

A travel blog entry by lahardee

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... either way it put me in a funk for about an hour but then I was over it :) We decided to stay at the Hostel Bear in Canmore, Alberta.  The hostel was very nice and cost about as much as we had been paying for US hotels but was a great deal for ...

Rockin' the Rockies, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Rockin' the Rockies

A travel blog entry by neenie60

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... the Park built. After this we popped into the Calgary Olympic Site were the infamous Eddie the Eagle attended. Arrived in Canmore, staying at the Radisson Hotel, is a beautiful hotel. Heading to Banff now some are staying in Canmore some of us ...

Spring Creek RV Campground, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Spring Creek RV Campground

A travel blog entry by rayandchrista

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We left Calgary and headed for Jasper Natl Park our first stop was Canmore,Banff and Lake Louise. The picture you see in the ad's of the lake must of been taken a long time ago because it has really changed from those pictures but it's still beautiful. ...

Canmore - gateway to the Rockies, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Canmore - gateway to the Rockies

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

We are now officially in the mountains and looking forward to a few days of hiking, picnics and stunning scenery! More ...

Canmore Golf Club, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Canmore Golf Club

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... reasons.  It was always a nice treat to get out of the valley though.  One of our superintendents used to work at the Canmore golf club and we were lucky enough to get to play this semi-private course.  It was a glorious day and we were ...

Edmonton and Canmore, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Edmonton and Canmore

A travel blog entry by cheesemongerers

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I spent New Year's with Jonathan and Briana in Canmore.  Jonathan went skiing on a mountain for the first time.  He seemed pretty excited when he got back.  Apparently though, it took him time to figure out how to turn left.  You would ...

Winter wonderland, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Winter wonderland

A travel blog entry by adventureisus

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... an old friend from high school. It was great to catch up again after all these years. We hadn’t really organized accommodation in Canmore and they kindly offered their basement for us to use. Brave people because 6 Blommetje for a month is quiet an ...

Wintry tourism, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Wintry tourism

A travel blog entry by paulleck1975

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... head back across town on Hwy 1 we ran in to some roadworks and a traffic jam. This meant by the time we got oot to Canmore and fed ourselves time was a ticking. We thought we'd leave the trip to Chester Lake until the next day and just enjoy the ...

Soaking in Home, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Soaking in Home

A travel blog entry by knuspr

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... spending the remaining time with family and friends, soaking up memories of home. A thick blanket of snow the night before in Canmore and sunny blue skies during the days reminds us how much we will miss this place. We spent Saturday cross-country skiing ...

Up The Creek Bed, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Up The Creek Bed

A travel blog entry by findingnine

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Hiking in sandals is a silly idea, unless you are trying to smuggle the mountain out piece by piece. Yesterday, since my feet were soaked anyway, it seemed sensible at the time to walk through the creek bed to wash off my hikers. As much water could ...

The Hostel Bear, Canmore, Canada travel blog

The Hostel Bear

A travel blog entry by findingnine

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... phone, and called the number to find out. (pulled over into a lot to do this of course. Safety first.) Low and Behold, Canmore has a Hostel! How could I have not looked into this before? Never having really done the hostel thing, I figured I'd pay a ...

How in the Heck can I wash my Neck..., Canmore, Canada travel blog

How in the Heck can I wash my Neck...

A travel blog entry by findingnine

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So, last night after blogging, Julie approached me. She knew I was hiking everyday and thought it might be good to pair up. Great idea! I was eager to enjoy a walk without having to make constant noise like a madman to avoid being gobbled up. We agreed ...

Braced for Success on Buller Pass, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Braced for Success on Buller Pass

A travel blog entry by findingnine

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... where to find the Buller Pass Trail. Holy Popcorn Batman! How could I have failed to mention yesterday? The Kananaskis Trail south out of Canmore is in some serious rough shape. It was hard not to go sideways. I had to go slow, but even then it felt ...

From the Prairie to the Rocky Mountains, Canmore, Canada travel blog

From the Prairie to the Rocky Mountains

A travel blog entry by dbrainard

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... the fields?  Of course with a ranch that was thousands of acres, that made lots of sense.  Driving north to Canmore, a little town south of Banff, was an amazing drive.  The wildlife we saw along the route was numerous...especially the ...

Snow, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Snow

A travel blog entry by jarvis

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Back in the Grotto, Canmore, Canada travel blog

Back in the Grotto

A travel blog entry by findingnine

S M R T. You know what I'm talking about. Refusing to learn from yesterdays escapades, I thought I'd give hiking in sandals another go. I was determined not to be defeated by Grotto Canyon, so back I went. I Would have worn hikers, but they were still ...

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