Walcott Quarry hike – Burgess Shale

Walcott Quarry hike – Burgess Shale

In September of 2014 we hiked to the Walcott Quarry location of the Burgess Shale in Yoho National Park. There is no access to this site without a tour guide, which you must book through either Parks Canada or the Geoscience Foundation. We ended up going with Parks...
Crypt Lake – Waterton Lakes National Park

Crypt Lake – Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lake National Park’s most unique hike is the Crypt Lake Trail, an 8.7km trek involving a boat, ladder, tunnel and rope with a picturesque lake at the top. We got tickets for the 9:00am boat ride to the trailhead; there is also a 10:00am option in July and...