Rockaboo’s Max Darrah gets joy sharing his mountain skills with travellers in unforgettable situations
Jasper National Park has thousands of square kilometres of practically untouched alpine wilderness. It’s glorious if you’re into wildlife, exploring mountains, and other spectacular kinds of stuff.
Mountain Air has been Jasper's favourite boutique for shopping. Offering ladies and menswear in fun and contemporary fashion. Featuring lines: Guess, Miss Me, NYDJ, Parkhurst, Joseph Ribkoff, Mystree, Superdry, Desigual Mjus, Josef Seibel, Kenneth Cole, Stance, and Happy Socks.
Stanley Thompson, Canada's master golf course architect, designed this 18-hole course with elevated tee boxes, wide fairways that carve through thick forest, dramatic bunkering and holes aligned with distant mountain vistas. It has received 4.5 Stars from Golf Digest, the Gold Tee award from Meetings and Incentive Magazine seven years in a row, and the Successful Meetings Magazine Pinnacle Award six years running. In addition to being recognized annually among the best public courses in Canada, SCOREGolf Magazine rated it as the Number One Public course in Canada for 2013.
Located in the scenic Rocky Mountain town of Jasper, Alberta, the Jasper Yellowhead Museum & Archives is dedicated to collect, preserve and make available for research and exhibition documents and artefacts which illustrate the human history of Jasper National Park and the Yellowhead Corridor.
Nestled in the trees on beautifully maintained grounds, the Marmot Lodge offers an elegant stay at affordable rates. Visitors enjoy guest rooms in a variety of styles, many with cozy fireplaces. In addition to award-winning dining at Embers Steak House and Fireside Lounge, Marmot Lodge guests can often catch a glimpse of wildlife from their rooms. The picturesque mountain vista is a welcome sight for tour groups and single travellers alike.
Pyramid Lake Resort is the only resort in Jasper with exclusive access to the tranquil Pyramid Lake; a picturesque setting on a terraced hillside surrounded by the Canadian Rockies. This Chalet-Style Alpine resort is open year-round and features 62 guest rooms with views of both Pyramid Lake and Pyramid Mountain and offers a wide variety of accommodation styles including kitchenettes and loft suites.
Nestled in the heart of Jasper National Park, Pine Bungalows is surrounded by a Spruce, Pine & Douglas fir forest, located on the banks of the World Heritage Athabasca River where wildlife abounds. Stay in their cozy lodgings & peaceful, inspiring environment without televisions, telephone or internet. Or take time to stroll & sit a while along the Athabasca River & enjoy the view. They invite you to relax & enjoy your stay amid the splendors of Jasper National Park. They have 5 different types of cabins and bungalows with kitchens and fireplaces available. Choose the one that’s right for you. They provide on-site barbecues (suitable for campfire too), picnic tables, nature talks (July and August) Discovery Events plus free parking. Firewood, briquettes and gift items available in office.
Join SunDog Tours on this incredible full-day journey along the spine of the Canadian Rockies. With an emphasis on small personalized group sizes, this one-way sightseeing excursion includes all the famous stops between Lake Louise and Jasper. Picnic lunch, admission to the Glacier Adventure and the Glacier Skywalk are included.
Stay 5 nights or longer to get $30 off/night in Alpine Village's NEW Whistler One-Bedroom Cabins. Custom-designed, individual log cabins with wood burning fireplaces, kitchens and king bed in separate bedroom built in 2018. All located in a scenic, forested area with outdoor decks.
Treat yourself and experience the world renowned Fairmont properties, rich in history, resplendent in natural beauty and nestled in awe inspiring locations. Your journey through the spectacular Canadian Rockies will be complimented by these grandeur hotels.
Go beyond nature's edge and immerse yourself in an awe-inspiring interpretive experience in one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. Explore the immense powers of glaciology from a fully-accessible,cliff-edge walkway that leads to a glass-floored observation platform 280 m (918 ft) above the Sunwapta Valley. From ice-capped mountain peaks to vast glacier-formed valleys, the Columbia Icefield Skywalk is your front-row seat to nature's most grand performance.
Since 1985, Ice Walk has offered guided tours of the Athabasca Glacier — a 6-km sheet of ice flowing from the Columbia Icefield. The company’s knowledgeable and experienced guides ensure your safety and comfort as you hike the glacier, stopping frequently to enjoy the ethereal landscape. Tours of the UNESCO World Heritage Site range from just a couple of hours to full days, and are safe for children as young as 7 years old. The company provides equipment such as crampons and gloves, Ice walks run from late-May until early October.
Get outside and explore the beautiful trails Jasper National Park has to offer with a mountain bike tour. Journey bike guides allow you to explore beyond your limits. A unique experience tailored specifically to your fitness and ability levels. They will connect you with one of their genuine fully certified guides who will share their passion and show you the Rockies by mountain bike. An authentic Canadian adventure. Go fast, take the dirt path, discover new places, and feel like a kid again. They will occasionally stop to enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery and even take pictures to share with your friends. Mountains, Lakes, rivers, and wildlife can all be seen by bike. All of their guides are fully certified and highly skilled. They may even have an exciting story to share and local suggestions. Join them on your mountain bike and immerse yourself in nature.
At 11,000 square kilometres, Jasper National Park is the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve, and the host of the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival. Every October, astronomers of any level can enjoy this natural wonder, and take part in guided stargazing, planetarium experiences and photography workshops. Join the festival, and get lost in the stars.
For the past 30 years, Christmas in November has been the most anticipated event of the year at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. With a variety of presenters, activities and sessions to attend, this event has surely been one to remember. Join our hosts along with a lineup of celebrity chefs and presenters for an occasion like no other. Package includes:AccommodationFriday night receptionBreakfast, lunch & dinner on Saturday and SundayMonday continental breakfast and brunchInstructional seminarsGratuitiesWe are thrilled to announce that Christmas In November was named the 2018 Tourism Event/Festival of the Year at the 18th Annual Travel Alberta Industry Conference ALTO Awards Gala!
Blast off with astronomy experts for a dining and stargazing experience at a Jasper SkyTram Star Session. The SkyTram takes you one kilometre closer to the stars where you can view them through powerful telescopes under the darkest skies in the Rockies. Enjoy a guided tour of the solar system; you might even see a meteor or the Northern Lights!