Travel Blogs from Hinton
... s a legit organization and that we're going to be safe (see mom- we were listening!) There's a website that is basically like tripadvisor for volunteer placement companies, so after reading many reviews, and visiting lots of websites we finally settled on what seems to be a great organization. There are lots of volunteering opportunities in South America and Peru, but we have opted to work with underprivileged children at ...
7-17-14 – Thursday – Columbia Ice Fields Center – Day 10 of Caravan
Between Banff & Jasper are the Columbia Ice Fields. We left camp in the 8:20 AM group and headed northwest along Hwy 1 & Hwy 93. The day's weather was fluky with sun, clouds, wind, rain & thunderstorms.
We were traveling in a "Pod" of 4 rigs and stopped along the way to view Crowsfoot Glacier, Bow Lake, Bridal Falls all the while traveling ...
Today is "the most beautiful drive in the world". That's what they say here in Canada, and I believe they may be correct. The drive today was through some of the highest peaks in the Rockies and there were pristine lakes and raging rivers. We passed the Columbia Icefield Center and camped at Jonas Creek. I squeezed the RV between the trees and we looked out to the creek below. There was no one else in ...
... in the Wells Gray-Clearwater volcanic field was erupted from nearby fissures starting 200,000 years ago and filled the wide valley of the Clearwater River. Layer upon layer of fresh lava created the plateau, then enormous floods eroded the lava at the close of the last ice age, about 10,000 years ago. These floods created Helmcken Canyon below the falls.
It's a very impressive waterfall with a massive cavern behind it, one of the largest ...
This morning the bus climbs and turns and climbs as we travel up through Jasper National Park, spotting waterfalls and glimpses of over 5 glaciers in the Canadian Rockies. At the Columbia Ice Field we learn about the geography of all the different glaciers that surround us. We climb aboard a special explorer bus that takes us straight down an incline and ...
Other places to stay in Hinton
393 Gregg Avenue, Hinton | 3 star hotelfrom $133
462 Smith St, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $160
571 Gregg Avenue, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $87
678 Carmichael Lane, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $99
828 Carmichael Lane, Hinton | Hotelfrom $116
284 Smith Street, Hinton | 1 star hotelfrom $108
358 Smith St, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $85
595 Gregg Ave, Hinton | Hotelfrom $68
500 Smith St, Hinton | 1 star hotelfrom $110
386 Smith St., Hinton | Hotelfrom $107
149 Woodley Drive, Hinton | Hotelfrom $90