20 things to do while camping in Jasper
S’mores around the fire. Falling asleep under the stars. Waking to the sound of birdsong. Yes, there’s nothing like camping. But once the cowboy coffee’s been drunk and the breakfast dishes are washed, how should you make the most of your nature getaway? Here's some suggestions!
Recipe from Jasper: Backcountry Paneer Mahkni
When it comes to outdoor cooking, Estelle Blanchette doesn’t mess around. The rock climber and longtime local started Jasper Food Tours a few years ago and when she’s not winning awards for the company, there’s a decent chance she’s in her kitchen innovating some new way to eat great food in the wilderness. Some of those recipe innovations wind up in her Peak-Nic tour, which takes participants on a short hike to a panoramic lookout for a backcountry cooking lesson.
How to Ethically Photograph Wildlife in Jasper National Park
It seems that every day more stunning images of wildlife circulate on social media, garnering tremendous praise and recognition for the photographers. Against this backdrop of constantly refreshed newsfeeds, it's not surprising that many are tempted to go to extreme lengths to “get the shot” and stand out. But it’s important for photographers of all skill levels to understand the difference between ethical and unethical wildlife photography practices. Otherwise we risk threatening the existence of our animal subjects.
7 Waterfall Wonders of Jasper
It takes a special landform to pull focus next to the dramatic beauty of a mountain. After all, the Rockies are kind of attention hogs. But a tumbling waterfall always seems to grab attention, even when surrounded by the pointiest of geological wonders.
This tour is the perfect Canadian canoe experience
Canoeing is to Canada what cheese curds are to fries and gravy. This tour from Wild Current Outfitters gives you the signature experience that's perfect for both canoe novices and experts.
The best hiking guides in Jasper National Park
Thousands of trails vein through the national park, but if hikers really want to tap into Jasper’s lifeblood then it’s best to have a guide. With the help of a knowledgeable local, both novices and experienced hikers can deepen their experience, get expert tips, and stay safe. It’ll also simply make life easier.