Located in Labrador, the glacially-rounded, bare rock summits of the Mealy Mountains reach up to 1180 meters to overlook Lake Melville.The pristine landscape of mountain tundra, marine coasts, boreal forests, islands and rivers are home to numerous boreal species.Hike alongside icy, thundering streams and amid wildflower-dotted meadows.
Smell the roses blossoming along a circular carriage driveway, stroll 19th century gardens and an orchard on the grounds of the picturesque rural cottage set in the Victorian era of Ardgowan, former home to William Henry Pope, one of the Fathers of Confederation.
Hear birdsong; imagine genteel ladies on the croquet lawn.
Built by Swiss-born mountain guides using stone from the surrounding mountains in 1922, the rustic hut is your home for the night.
Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin National Historic Site is administered by Parks Canada and operated by the Alpine Club of Canada.
Guided through the Athabasca Pass by Thomas the Iroquois, David Thompson was instrumental in surveying many routes through the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
The first northerly route through Howse Pass was quickly blocked by the Pikani Tribe in 1810 forcing Thompson to trek through a more challenging route through Athabasca Pass near Jasper, Alberta.
Rugged Canadian Rocky Mountains, brilliant white glaciers and a lone rocky hut.
It’s a daunting route past pristine lakes and up treacherous scree slopes or a technical mountaineering route with glacier travel, but a visit to the Abbot Pass Alpine Hut is a must for mountaineers and a triumph for hikers.
It was used for nearly half a century as part of the main fur trade routes from Canada to the coast.
” in Inuvialuktun, protects more than 12,000 square kilometres of arctic lowlands on the north end of Banks Island.
Pull the curtain back on Alexander Graham Bell’s interests and inventions, spanning airplanes and kites, to deaf education and artificial respiration.