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Visiting the Canadian Rockies with your family and have questions about where to hike, camp, or explore?

Are you a local family looking for other families to join on cool adventures?

Do you need help getting started on your journey towards becoming an outdoor family?

Contact me via e-mail at

I'd love to chat.

Exploring the Canadian Rockies to give you the BEST Inside Information

Freelance Writing

I am available for freelance writing contracts on any related subject connected to family outdoor adventures in the Canadian Rockies.  You'll find that I am knowledgeable on most activities, trails, and locations within Kananaskis and the National Parks of Alberta and British Columbia's Rocky Mountains.

Below is a sample of some of the websites and publications I've written for over the last couple of years:

  • Calgary's Child Magazine

  • Family Fun Media (Family Fun Calgary and Family Fun Canada)

  • Snowshoe Magazine

  • Experience the Cowboy Trail and Kananaskis Country Magazine

  • Experience the Mountain Parks Magazine

  • Dino Trails Magazine 

We'll find you the BEST family activities and destinations across the Canadian Rockies

Tourism and Marketing

If you work in the local tourism market, I would love to chat with you about partnering with you to help promote your business, operation, or family friendly accommodations.

Below are some of the recent businesses I have recently promoted on my blog and through my freelance writing:

  • Hostelling International Canada

  • The Alpine Club of Canada

  • Mount Engadine Lodge

  • Tourism Jasper

  • Banff and Lake Louise Tourism

  • Resorts of the Canadian Rockies

  • Sunshine Village Mountain Resort

  • Winsport Canada

  • Tourism Radium Hot Springs

  • Kootenay Rockies Tourism

  • Panorama Mountain Resort

  • Castle Mountain Resort

  • Lake Louise Ski Resort

  • Tourism Fernie

Send us anywhere! We'd love to promote your business!

Gear Reviews and Sponsorship

If you are an outdoor-focused company interested in having me do a gear review of your product, please contact me and we can discuss details.  

Current partnerships include:

  • Prevelo Bikes

  • Airhead watersports and stand up paddleboards

  • Altitude Sports

  • All Out Kids Gear

  • Keen Canada

Prevelo Bike Ambassador 


We live in a fabulous setting that provides for stunning photography.  If you would like to use any of my photos for your marketing needs, please contact me.  

The photo below has been widely used by the Alpine Club of Canada in previous marketing campaigns to attract families to their alpine huts.

The Alpine Club of Canada's Elizabeth Parker Hut, Lake O'Hara

Travel Consulting

If you are planning a trip across the Canadian Rockies I would love to help you plan your trip. I am available to help you plan your vacation and can offer you a detailed itinerary with suggestions on where to stay, hike, explore, and visit. I also offer "off the beaten path" suggestions and an insiders guide approach. 

Please email me at if interested in discussing this service that I can offer you. 

This could be your family in the Canadian Rockies


  1. I love your site! It has given us some great ideas for trips with our kids,ages 5 and 7. Last year we bike packed the Slocan Valley Rails to Trails are are keen to find more family biking/ camping adventures. Thank you for such wonderful resources!

    1. Thanks for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the Slocan Valley trails. They are on my list.

  2. Hi there,

    I just wanted to thank you so much for this site. We are a family of 4 - kids aged 3 and 14. Your site has helped us over the last 3 years to plan summer holidays and they all have been fantastic!!! We just got back from Elkwood and LOVED it! Next we are going to Cypress Hills and Writing on Stone. Thanx again!

  3. hello! we're looking at last minute tent camping options within 3 hrs of calgary that would be best for our 4month old, 3 year old and 4 year old. we'll have bikes with us but would benefit from a playground & sandy beach within walking distance if possible. if you have any suggestions we would greatly appreciate it!
    thanks so much, i love your blog!

  4. Hello! I really love your blog and enjoy trying new outdoor adventures with my family. Thanks for the great suggestions!

  5. Dear Tanya,
    Thank you so much for your blog. We just came back home, Argentina , from our holiday in the Canadian Rockies, with our 1 year old! Looking back at all the places we've been I feel that we wouldn't have done half of them if it weren't for your blog! It is not only full of great tips, but it is also very encouraging. Thank you!!

    1. I'm so glad you enjoyed your trip here. Glad my blog was helpful for you too!

  6. Thank you so much for all the top tips, just back from a great few weeks in the Rockies with our three and nine year old, first time long haul with kids, and worked our way through your Top 10 Jasper, along with you family friendly hikes and bike rides. Both Old Fort Point and Whistle conquered.

    1. So glad to hear you had a great trip. Glad I could be of help with inspiration.

  7. Hello, I love your blog about Bow Hut. We booked the Hut for July 26-27, 2021.
    What were the dates you were stayin at bow hut?
    Thank You.
    and really great pictures. We look forward be there.

    1. We were there at the beginning of July. Have a good trip.

  8. Hi family love your blog .
    Question ...
    Can we fit and ride along the Highline Trail ?,

    1. I'm not sure what you mean. Send me a private message by email and we can discuss it.

  9. Hello,
    I am a family of 4 - kids aged 4 and 6. Do you know of any group camping in Kananaskis or Banff that we can join?

    1. Hi Nada. I don't know of any group camping trips. Most are organized amongst friends. Some of the official camps run family weeks if you wanted to check out some of the camping organizations in Kananaskis and around Southern AB.