Day 1: Gathered in Calgary, Alberta for Welcome Reception & Dinner.

Day 2: Visited Fort Calgary; traveled to Banff, Alberta with optional excursion up Sulphur Mountain.
Day 3: Full-day outing along scenic Icefield Parkway to Athabasca Glacier.
Day 4-5: Visited Lake Louise and several other mountain sites; crossed Continental Divide into British Columbia and Yoho and Glacier National Parks; took hike to Bear Falls and other areas around Rogers Pass.
Day 6: Traveled to Penticton Lakeside Resort through Okanagan River Valley, a fruit and wine-producing region; had winetasting reception at Wine Info Center, sampling unique "icewine".
Day 7-8: Journeyed to Harrison Hot Springs for 2 days of relaxation which included a trip to Minter Gardens.
Day 6: Departed for Vancouver which included a tour of Fort Langley and a city tour with stops at Granville Island, Gastown, Stanley Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, etc.  The evening was highlighted with a Farewell Dinner.

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