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.
Small and special: One couple’s magical COVID-19 friendly wedding in Jasper
Chelsie and Nicole took their time planning their wedding. After a two-year engagement, and with their respective families located in different parts of the country, the couple decided that if people were going to have to travel anyway, why not travel to a beach. They sent out the invitations in December, 2019 for a Mexico wedding scheduled for, well, around the time we’re publishing this story. Then COVID-19 hit, and the world shut down.