Tanya Koob

Author Bio:

Tanya loves hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, and on occasion mountaineering or backpacking a few times a year. Above all, she enjoys adventure in the Canadian Rockies with her husband and son, Noah. Tanya can also be found at her personal blog Family Adventures In The Canadian Rockies.

Website: http://familyadventuresinthecanadianrockies.blogspot.com

Posts by Tanya Koob:

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Calgary

Posted on: August 25, 2020

by Tanya Koob August 2013 (Updated 2020) Stand up Paddleboarding (SUP) is the fastest-growing sport around the world right now for good reason. It’s easy, there’s a low learning curve, and most people can jump on a board their first time out with no previous experience or lessons. It’s also
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The 5 Best Family Campgrounds in Southern Alberta

Posted on: May 5, 2015

The May long weekend is coming up soon and the camping season will officially launch for another summer. Don’t despair though if you haven’t decided where to go yet or if you haven’t finished making all of your reservations. Many provincial park campgrounds still have openings through the summer and
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Biking the Bow River Pathway with Kids

Posted on: July 16, 2014

July 2014 I’ve always known the Bow River Pathway to be a popular commuter route for cyclists heading downtown to work. Beyond that, I was curious if one of Calgary’s most popular pathways would be suitable for a leisurely family bike ride, or if my five year old son would
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Tubing at Nakiska Mountain Resort

Posted on: January 24, 2014

January 2014 By Tanya Koob Until recently, it had been over 5 years since I’d been at a ski resort. My husband and I were avid skiers pre-children, but downhill skiing seemed frightening with kids and we weren’t sure how to tackle a day at a ski hill with a
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Forget Santa! Max & Ruby are coming to town!

Posted on: November 12, 2012

November 2012 Santa Claus may be coming to town but the most exciting news in our house is Max and Ruby – live in concert – and a month before Santa arrives! Yes, those two adorable bunnies that have practically become family members in our house are coming to town,
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Ultimate Trains and Big Sky Garden Railway

Posted on: July 26, 2012

July 2012 Driving home from Waterton Lakes National Park a few weeks ago we thought we’d check out a fabulous local store in Nanton that beckons to the train lover in every boy and girl. When you walk through the doors of the Ultimate Trains and Big Sky Garden Railway
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A Fun Day At Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park

Posted on: December 14, 2011

This story was originally published in December 2011. This year’s Once Upon a Christmas details are available here. Based on the crowds I saw at Heritage Park last Saturday, their Christmas festival is not a secret amongst families in Calgary. Myself, I prefer quieter more isolated places on a Saturday
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Hiking With Kids: November in Banff

Posted on: November 16, 2011

I don’t know about you but November has never been my favorite time of year to go to the mountains. This year however, we have discovered a whole new appreciation for the month of November normally referred to as shoulder season.[…]

Rocky Mountain Adventures: A Stress-Free Day In The Mountains

Posted on: October 26, 2011

We wanted to go hiking last weekend with our two year old son but honestly, after working four days that week I just didn’t have the energy to deal with all the preparation that an outing requires. There’s enough gear to pack just for a solo trip but add a toddler who requires double the gear, it’s often a daunting task just to get out the door with your sanity still in tact. To further complicate things, it’s late October here in the Canadian Rockies and that means we are looking at the possibility of winter hiking and having to pack enough extra clothing to keep everybody warm and dry […]