Hiking the Assiniboine Trail to Mount Shark Trailhead – Day 5

We started this adventure of hiking the Assiniboine Trail by slogging 13 miles through rain, snow, and lightning. But on this final day, we traversed the trail in warm t-shirt weather and clear sunny skies. It is amazing how fast things change in the Canadian Rockies. Today’s journey would take us 8.5 miles with only…

Assiniboine via Wonder Pass – Backpacking the Assiniboine Trail Day 4

After spending the morning hiking nearly 7 miles and over a thousand vertical feet, it was time to say goodbye to our Magog Campsite and continue our backpacking journey of Mount Assiniboine via Wonder Pass. Our destination for the day was the Marvel Lake Campground. To get to Marvel Lake there are actually two choices….

Guide to Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park

Hidden deep inside the Canadian Rockies is an entire provincial park without a single road. This oasis from the modern world has one of the most stunning landscapes capped with a peak that is often compared to the iconic Matterhorn of the Swiss Alps. This Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies is called Mount Assiniboine. Even…