In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, amidst towering pine trees and pristine lakes, an adventurous love story unfolded. A tent camping elopement became a memory of a lifetime, as two souls ventured into the wild to celebrate their love in the most unique and intimate way….
Choosing an Adventure Elopement is all about “choosing” to do exactly what you want and love to do. So if you love the outdoors, camping, hiking, canoeing, and the like, then I say do a Camping Elopement and you will be surprised how magical it all can be! Just read through this blog and see for yourself, then contact me and let’s Plan your Camping Elopement in the Canadian Rockies together; I will photograph all the adventures and adorably romantic moments that follow so you never forget any of it! 😉
As the sun dipped behind the mountains, casting a warm, golden glow on their chosen campsite, Emma & Marcel began their unforgettable journey. The first part of their elopement was all about savoring the serene beauty of the wilderness and each other’s company.
They set up their cozy tent nestled under a canopy of tall trees, ensuring a sense of privacy that allowed them to unwind and revel in the magic of nature. With the campfire crackling softly, they shared stories, laughter, and tender moments, basking in the pure joy of being together in the midst of nature’s embrace. The backdrop of the Rocky Mountains only amplified their sense of awe and wonder.
This elopement was far from traditional, and the next part of their celebration was no exception. In their finest attire, they laid out a sumptuous gourmet charcuterie spread, complete with artisanal cheeses, succulent meats, fresh fruits, and a selection of wines. The concept of ditching norms for a picnic feast in the wild brought an air of whimsy and authenticity to their day.
As they savored every bite and shared their dreams for the future, they relished the idea that their love story was truly their own, untouched by convention or expectation. It was a moment of pure indulgence and shared desires, sealed with a toast to their unique journey.
Gourmet Charcuterie: You can do it yourself or have a company package it all for you and I will help you to set it up beautifully at your campsite to enjoy (See credits at the bottom of this post for this charcuterie masterpiece!)
Their most profound and memorable moment was yet to come. With the mountain lake as their backdrop, they stood hand in hand, ready to exchange vows that would bind them for a lifetime. Just as they were about to speak their hearts’ deepest desires, a rainbow appeared in the sky, casting its radiant arch over the tranquil waters. It was as if nature itself was bestowing its blessings upon their union.
The vows they exchanged were heartfelt and personal, each word echoing with the love that had brought them to this majestic spot in the Rocky Mountains. The presence of the rainbow became a symbol of hope, promise, and the immense beauty that life could offer when two hearts intertwine in love.
With their vows sealed, the couple embarked on the final chapter of their elopement day. They took to the water in a canoe, the setting sun casting a warm, golden hue over the mountain lake. The gentle ripples and the majestic views made for a truly magical experience.
As the canoe gently rocked, they dipped their fingers in the water, feeling the cool, clear liquid on their skin. Laughter filled the air as they splashed each other and played in the lake’s gentle embrace. As the sun dipped below the horizon, they returned to shore, where a crackling fire awaited them.
Wrapped in blankets, they watched the stars emerge one by one in the darkening sky. The warm firelight danced in their eyes as they cuddled close, recounting their day and dreaming of the adventures that lay ahead.
In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, this tent camping elopement became a celebration of love and the extraordinary beauty that nature and genuine connection can offer. It was a day of joy, laughter, and unforgettable moments in the wild, a love story written in the language of mountains, lakes, and rainbows.
NOTE: Bring your own canoe or there’s places to rent them in the Rockies or even in Calgary before you head out to the mountains. Another fun option is do this with paddleboards instead!
You can get your own adventure camping mugs from Amazon, Etsy, or other online shops and you can even have them customized with your names and wedding date! 😉
|Lead Photographer:||Liv Hettinga Photographyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Florist:||Creative Edge Flowers||@creativeedgeflowersyyc|
|Hair + Makeup Artist:||Julia Joy Beauty Co||@juliajoybeautyco|
|Dress:||The Bridal Centre||@thebridalcentre|
|Catering + Picnic Tablescape:||Brie & Banquet||@brieandbanquet|
|Enamel Mugs:||Kampr Co||@kamprco|
|Couple:||Emma & Marcel||@emaherrmann + @marcelmherrmann|