Johnston Canyon trail closure

Banff National Park’s Johnston Canyon trail will close on Tuesday, September 15, so Parks Canada can tend to restoration and infrastructure upgrades on the 2.7-km trail leading through the heart of the canyon to Upper Falls. Johnston Canyon is easily the busiest trail...

Hiking with headlamps

“I have been one acquainted with the night. / I have walked out in rain—and back in rain. / I have outwalked the furthest city light.”—Robert Frost Every day-hiking checklist tells you to pack a headlamp or flashlight and extra batteries. I must admit, I...