The shortest and steepest of Parks Canada’s three guided hikes in the Burgess Shale fossil beds, Mount Stephen is a trilobite lover’s dream! And the views are terrific, too.

via Hiking Yoho NP – Mount Stephen — Out & About with the GeoKs


Parks Canada added a third option to its menu of Burgess Shale guided hikes this summer. We did their Wolcott Quarry hike back in 2009. Five years later, we joined the second (ever) offering of the new guided hike to the Stanley Glacier. It’s an easy 10 km hike with lots of appeal: fire, ice, […]

via Hiking Kootenay National Park – Stanley Glacier — Out & About with the GeoKs