Stories

ZenSeekers brings you stories from around Alberta and B.C., and in all seasons. We aim to inspire you to get outside and experience transformative travel, from snowshoeing through a boreal forest to kayaking a pristine mountain lake or learning about Indigenous cultures.

Conquer the Ridge

Conquer the Ridge – or it’ll conquer you!

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“This is one of the tougher routes I run,” says Chris Humphries as we finish warming up. “The hills...

Cypress Hills Biking

Mud, Sweat and Gears

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The Cypress Hills rise 600 metres above the surrounding prairies making them the highest point...

Biking in Sooke

Sooke BC- Vancouver Island’s Best Kept Secret

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Visiting Sooke felt like being a tourist in my own town. It’s only 45 minutes away from where I grew...

biking on vancouver island

Biking trails on Vancouver Island

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Whether it’s coasting past the ocean on a cruiser bike, or experiencing an adrenaline rush while...

Rossland Mountain Biking

Exploring Rossland - Mountain biking single tracks

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Tucked away in the Kootenays, Rossland is a buzzing ski town that still has a very quiet off season...

Zen and the art of camping in style

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There are so many ways to spend your summer surrounded by the lush greenery, rocky peaks, and...

Cancelled but not forgotten festivals need your support

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Cariboo, Kamloops, Prince George and a few spots along the coast are battling with wildfires. Homes...

Sundre Pioneer Village

Wet and wild weekend in Sundre

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Nestled in the Foothills, on the Cowboy Trail, Sundre is where you’ll find good old-fashioned...

find your Zen in Waterton National Park

Ten Places to find your Zen in BC and Alberta

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For me finding places for Zen often means finding peaceful places to be mostly alone and often...

Discover your Zen in different ways

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Sitting in the saddle, cooking in the kitchen or running a trail can bring a sense of self discovery...

Okeefe Ranch

O’Keefe Ranch- A Fun and Fascinating Escape to The Past

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By Mark Matthews

Our visit to O’ Keefe Ranch was a first-time ranch experience for me and my...

Silver Star Mountain Bike Park

SilverStar Bike Park - A Rush On Some Terrific Trails

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Heading to SilverStar Mountain Resort for the bike park’s opening weekend was even better than I had...

Sunset

Canada has at least 150 perfect places for sunsets

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Something slows us all down when we see a sunset. We walk along a ridge slower, we calm down and...

Canoe Circuit

Reconnect on the Lakeland Canoe Circuit #TakeItToTheLake

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Frogs hop under fern leaves as trembling aspen whisper above. Sun filters through the high forest...

ZenSeekers and Adventure Smart ask you be PaddleSmart

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The safest water adventures are the smartest ones. When you plan to head out, Canada’s authority on...