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Winter In Jasper

Winter in Jasper – The Ultimate 3 Day Getaway

Winter in Jasper is divine. Once the snow arrives, the town is transformed into a true Canadian winter wonderland. Not only is it a quiet place to visit in winter compared to the summer, it's an exceptional base for cold weather-adventures. Anyone who is prepared to bundle up and enjoy the fresh air and outdoors, will love to explore the area. There's so much to do from skiing and boarding to skating, ice walks, winter…

Biking Near The Railway Tracks In Jasper

What to Do in Jasper in Summer

Visitors to the Rockies often don't make it past Banff and Lake Louise. But if you have the time, not only is it worth the drive to Jasper along one of the most scenic highways in Canada - but better yet, spend a few days in the Jasper area. It's not as busy as the Banff - Lake Louise corridor and there' so much to do. Described are 10 things to do in Jasper -…

Jasper in 24 Hours: 3 Exceptional Experiences

Don't despair if you're visiting Jasper and you only have 24 hours to see some sights. There's plenty you can accomplish in short order if you're prepared to have a full day. Recently I was in town and did exactly as described below. It was a great day and one I'd recommend to everyone.  It's amazing when you're motivated and short on time what you can cover in Jasper in 24 hours. Having a game…

On The Way To The Columbia Icefields

Banff to Jasper Drive – The Most Scenic in Canada

The drive between from Calgary all the way through to Jasper, Alberta is a treat. Once you're about 20 minutes west of Calgary you get into big sky country and from there it just gets better and better. Highlights include the area around Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Bow Lake and the Columbia Icefields. I personally think the drive between Banff and Jasper is the most scenic drive in Canada - though there is some close competition -…

Exceptional Views Of Banff At The Top Of The Banff Via Ferrata

What’s the Better Place to Visit – Banff or Jasper?

One of the questions I get asked a lot via email is what's the better place to visit - Banff or Jasper? So far the question has related to a summer or fall visit only. The bottom line for an answer - though it's wishy-washy, is that neither Banff or Jasper is better than the other. That would change if time was of the essence and you happen to be starting in Calgary. Under these…

The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk

Maligne Canyon Ice Walk in Jasper

The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk in Jasper National Park can be experienced from December until early April. We did it one year over an Easter weekend when it fell in April and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this fascinating and very fun half day tour. Kids love the Maligne Canyon Ice Walk as much as the adults do! Don't leave them behind. Maligne Canyon Ice Walk - book a tour for the full experience We…

Leaving Watchtower Canyon

Things to Do in Jasper National Park in Winter

If you are a traveler with an adventurous spirit then you'll love Jasper in winter. For a diverse selection of things to do in Jasper in winter, you'll be thrilled at what's available both in town and in Jasper National Park. Things to do in Jasper - go downhill skiing or snowboarding at Marmot Basin Marmot Basin is a ski and snowboard resort close to Jasper. Some hotels offer a shuttle service or you can…

You Do Have To Watch For Open Water

Watchtower Canyon Snowshoeing, Jasper

I have succumbed to the charms of winter in Jasper. Apart from the mountain studded blue skies, sunshine and warm temperatures - even in February, it's the sheer number of adventures available within minutes of town that has me hooked. I could live here. While the snowshoeing in Jasper National Park is divine, there is lots more to do in the area including fabulous downhill skiing at Marmot Basin and the thrill of climbing a…

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