Chipmunk or Squirrel?

Cyclists riding with Mountain Madness Tours along the Icefields Parkway often see both chipmunks and golden-mantled ground squirrels. These cute little rodents are entertaining to watch, as both species are curious and will approach people. They zoom about during the...

Crow or Raven ?

You’re likely to encounter both American Crows and Common Ravens during your cycling tour along the Icefields Parkway. If you’re perplexed by the identity of two commonly seen big black birds in the Rocky Mountain national parks, you’re not alone. We frequently get...