HIKE: Lava Lake – Big Sky Montana

Montana is famous for its stunning lakes, with over two hundred and thirty in the Big Sky Area alone. Nestled among the Spanish Peaks of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness is one of our favourites – Lava Lake. Its stunning waters make for a fantastic destination to kick back and cool off on a hot Montana day!

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Recipe: Autumn Spice Granola

This simple and hearty granola is the perfect make ahead breakfast to enjoy before going hiking among Alberta’s famous larch trees this fall. Pair with milk, bananas and cinnamon, or over plain yogurt with a dash of maple syrup. This recipe can be remixed by subbing in your favourite nuts and seeds for those suggested.

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Hike: Storm Castle Peak | Big Sky Montana

Storm Castle Mountain rises up from the edge of Montana’s Gallatin River. The trail to its peak is a favourite among locals and after hiking it ourselves this summer, we agree! If you hit this trail on a hot summer day be sure to enjoy a refreshing dip in the cool river as your reward!

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Hike: Beehive Basin | Big Sky Montana

There are hundreds of colourful reasons why this hike was voted The Best Day Hike in Montana by the folks at Backpacker.com! In this photo-filled post we are sharing what made this trail one of our favourites and some insider tips to making Upper Beehive Basin your best day hike in Montana too! Enjoy!

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Hike: Folding Mountain + Allstones Lake

We headed north on a weekend from Lake Louise along the Icefields Parkway to hit the trail to two gems: Folding Mountain + Allstones Lake to revel in a sunset view of the prairies turning into mountains and a lake with campsites from a dream.

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Sundance Lodge + Fat Biking =

Winter. There’s usually two sentiments attached to this season that can start as early as September for those of us up here in Alberta: love it or loathe it! I was given the opportunity to try out a new winter activity that had been on my radar for quite some time + is creating quite the buzz these days: Fat Biking.

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