Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge
Travel Blogs from Canmore
We had quite a good sleep, except for poor Marc who woke up feeling lousy with a sore throat and a head cold. We ate our cereal and toast that we had bought the night before at the supermarket; and despite a rainy weather forecast, we set off happily for our first destination of the day…….Johnson's Canyon.
We had a beautiful …
I arrived in Canmore around lunchtime and was met by a staff person who brought me out to Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge where I would I be employed as a housekeeper for the summer months. The lodge was located on the edge of town and as I didn't have a car or bike, it's proximity was convenient. It was not overly large, less than a hundred rooms I think …
... straight stretch of road and the canadian highways are brilliant. Left Hwy 93 at the Jasper National Park and turned to Hwy 1 the Trans-Canadian Hwy at the start of Banff National Park. What a fantastic double highway richard turned into a speed freak meant to do 90km but joined everyone else doing up to 130km There are tunnels where the animals can cross over from one side of the highway to the other which is great.
Finally arrived ...
Before we checked in to our hostel (Samesun Banff) we were dropped off at the tour centre to book tomorrows activities. For most tour participants, tomorrow was the only free day off in Banff. For me, I had 4 nights in Banff to divulge in the various outdoor activities on offer. I decided to go with the White Water Rafting and Horse Riding package over other alternatives such as fishing, caving, quad biking or sky jumping.
White Water ...
... who laid a number of animal traps in this secret location, this wolf shaped lake is well known for it's colour. Our guide proclaimed this to be the second most beautiful lake in the Rockies, with the most beautiful lake being Moraine Lake, our next destination.
A few fun facts about Moraine Lake:
-On the Canadian 20 dollar bill for a long time.
-Created by rock ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Great place to stay, central to everything, and the staff go over the top to help
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.