Travel Blogs from Canmore
We re just down the road from the Nordic Centre which hosted the Nordic events in the 1988 Winter Olympics. This morning there were a number of people training on their summer inline roller skis (I'm sure there is a better name for them!). After investigating a number of walks we can do, we discovered that a large area is out of bounds at the moment as bear traps have been set because of numerous recent sightings. Bobs mum arrived late in the afternoon to spend a few days with ...
The Mount Royal hotel rooms, yes plural, were great.
Bedroom and lounge room suite.. some get lucky, furnished with solid wooden furniture.. two TVs, big plasmas...
It is right in the center of the main drag..
Not an early start for a change.. plan to go up to Sulphur Mountain in the Gondola..
Looked out window... ******* rain with cloudbase not ...
... capped mountains on all 4 sides of me so that's what I could see in the distance wherever I looked. No complaints from me on a view like that. I saw just a few squirrels running around this morning but they were mainly in pairs chasing each other which was something I hadn't seen much of before which was interesting. Once I was done running I headed back towards the campground to grab a bite to eat. When breaky was over and done with a few of ...
... other way, through higher and more demanding Wonder Pass, but all the effort was really worthy. Again breathtaking views all around.Luckily we did not run into any bear, just spotted some footprints as big as our shoes.
At the end of the day, when tired but extremely happy we got back to our car, we just drove few km back to the road junction where Engadine Lodge is located. There is one of our friend - Frogy working. We did not see her for 1,5 year since we ...
... ever seen, mountains either side of you and no noise other than the paddle hitting the water! It sounds like a romance novel doesn't it? Well it was pretty special! We also visited Lake Louise and Lake Moraine - also pretty amazing! Just to kill the romance we slept in the boot for one night to save money on the hostel as its pretty expensive in Banff, and I woke up alive so it wasn't that scary. We told the girl on reception about our plan for the night and she gave us a key card ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility