Tonquin Valley Trail Guide – Jasper National Park

I can best sum up the 27.5-mile adventure of hiking the Tonquin Valley Trail in two words—muddy and gorgeous. The views found on this trail are some of the most amazing in Alberta, Canada’s Jasper National Park. The highly glaciated, jagged peaks of the Rampart Mountain Range drain into the massive Amethyst Lake. The downside…

Cavell Lake Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#23 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Cavell Lake Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Astoria Creek Trail off of the Cavell Road Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Easy Total Distance: 1/2-mile Trailhead Elevation: 5,684′ Total Elevation Gain: 35′ Recommended Time: 15-30 minutes Recommended Season: Mid June – Late September Cavell Lake The shore of Cavell Lake is the…

Path of the Glacier Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#25 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Path of the Glacier Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Mount Edith Cavell Parking Lot Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Moderately-Easy Total Distance: 1-mile Trailhead Elevation: 5,840′ Total Elevation Gain: 222′ Recommended Time: 30 minutes – 1 hour Recommended Season: Mid June – Late September An Ever-Changing Landscape The Google Map…

Edith Cavell Meadows Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#31 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Edith Cavell Meadows Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Mount Edith Cavell Parking Lot Type: Lollypop Loop (Out-n-back with a large loop at the end) Rating: Difficult Total Distance: 5.5-miles (Both Spurs Included) Trailhead Elevation: 5,840′ Total Elevation Gain: 1,781′ Recommended Time: Half-day Recommended Season: Late June – Mid…