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.
Conifer Trees Western Canada Forests

with a little lore to help

Is it a fir? Or is it a spruce? Maybe it’s a pine. Maybe we’ll just...

Black bear and cub in B.C.

When you sense danger do you stand and fight or flee? As it turns out, mothers across almost every...

During location scouting for their film Finding Solitude, Jaiden George and Tristan Hinder-Hohlweg...

Mother's Day forest walk

Oh no. I just looked up Mother’s Day on Wikipedia. Did you know the modern celebration of Mother’s...

Alberta staycation road trip

It might take us a while to build up the confidence to be in a cluster of strangers when we are...

Hinton Alberta William A Switzer Provincial Park Nordic Cross Country Skiing

One of delightful side-effects of living in a place where the outdoor activities are endless is that...

Whitecourt Alberta Eastlink Park Snowboarding Skiing

Natanya Gunderson has been a life-long skier – and took up snowboarding at the age of 30 – but she...

Rocky Mountain House Alberta Ice Fishing

Getting outside on a gorgeous Alberta blue sky winter day for a bit of ice fishing is so much better...

Drayton Valley Alberta SkiNorthAB Nordic Cross Country Skiing

It’s a little-known fact - except to perhaps hard-core Nordic skiers – that Drayton Valley ranks...

Edson Alberta ABWays2Winter Snowshoeing Ice Skating Nordic Skiing

When Ginette Martin looks out at her acreage near Edson, here’s the lovely scene she may see on a...

Tofino Vancouver Island Biking Beach Jaiden George

Oh, B.C. how we have missed you. During the pandemic, it was hard to enjoy your splendour. Yes, we...

Ginger and Ice

Some people have shifted their office to the dining room table, and for others, the pandemic has...

Our top reasons for Nordic skiing in Alberta are as varied as the terrain you can stride and glide...

Wapiti snowshoeing Alberta

Strap a pair of snowshoes to your feet and let the topographic boundaries of winter in Alberta drift...

Drayton Valley Pembina Nordic Skiing #ABWays2Winter

We can’t count the number of activities you can get up to in the west central region of Alberta this...

Winter 2020-21 can be one of two things. It can be long and dreary, or we can make the most of it...

Waking in the middle of the night to a dwindling fire, a few hours’ ride by horse from civilization...

When summer slips into fall, two-wheel adventures enter a new level of awesome. Whether you're into...

Jeremy Derksen pour #TakeItToTheLake 

Le café, l’artisan fromager, le confectionneur de cocktails...

Le sourire fendu jusqu’aux oreilles, l’eau éclaboussant derrière lui, Josh Meredith se promène en...