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.
Oliver

It was 9 a.m. and cool clouds of mist hovered over Tuc-el-nuit Lake, soon to be burned off by the...

Vernon

Heading north into Vernon, as the teal waters of Kalamalka Lake come into view on your right, you’ll...

Cranbrook

Ah, yes. The hubbub of summer is over and it’s time to slow down and enjoy the bounty of autumn. A...

Bamfield

Bamfield, B.C. – As the ocean laps at the shore, the sound of the crashing waves washes away the...

Port Alberni

Port Alberni, B.C. - It takes courage and determination to see through a vision in creating a new...

Vermilion Arts

Vermilion, AB - Kim Chomyk breaks into a grin as the shape of a bowl begins to emerge from the...

Fall in British Columbia is a time of unparalleled beauty. The mixed forests of deciduous and...

Ktunaxa St Eugene

“How did we get from that,” I wonder, “to what we see now?”

The question ran through my head even...

A ZenSeekers' road trip isn't complete unless the destinations include a slow day to explore the...

A ZenSeekers' road trip isn't complete unless the destinations include outdoor adventures, and boy...

Lethbridge train bridge

A ZenSeekers' road trip to Lethbridge isn't complete unless you’ve stepped off the beaten path to...

A ZenSeekers' road trip to Pincher Creek isn't complete unless you’ve tested the waters with a hook...

Crownest Pass

A ZenSeekers' road trip isn't complete unless you visit Crowsnest Pass. Check out this amazing...

Medicine Hat

A cool craft brewery specializing in awesome ales? Check. A sweet little coffee shop loaded with...

Medicine Hat

As the sun dipped below the western horizon, the cloud-streaked sky turned crimson red. To the north...

Blackcomb Mountain

I’d been skiing at Whistler Blackcomb for 20 years without knowing how it got its name or why its...

Lethbridge

The trail dips and dives through the coulee, along the heaving banks above the mighty Oldman River...

Crowsnest Pass

Halfway down Turtle Mountain both my legs and lungs started sending signals to my brain that...

Bonnyville

It’s incredible when you start to think about how many different activities involve water. That...

Pincher Creek

My instructions were clear and concise. At 6:30 a.m. be at the front gate. “We've only got one...