Become the Explorer You Were Born to Be

Welcome to Tales from the Banana Trail the adventure blog built for modern explorers.  Whether you’re exploring your own backyard or planning your next big trip, the Tales were written to help you unleash your inner adventurer. 

Inspiration for your next adventure.

View along the Rockwall Trail towards Floe Lake.

Rockwall Trail | The Ultimate Guide to Hiking the Rockwall

The Rockwall Trail is one of the Canadian Rockies’ premier backpacking trips. For 55km you’ll be treated to a seemingly unending supply of sublime Rocky Mountain scenery. Here’s how to make it happen with must-read tips for getting a permit and beating the crowds.

Incredible stories of modern Explorers stepping way off the beaten path.

Educational insight, packing tips, and gear advice to improve your next adventure.