Athabasca Falls

July 30, 2015 - Leaving Jasper and heading back to Lake Louise, our first stop was just off the Icefields Parkway. Athabasca Falls is ab...
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Moonrise Over Maligne Lake

July 28, 2015 - Picking up from the last post, we were making our way to Jasper. It was going to be a long drive and there were places I...
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Nigel Creek and Panther Falls

July 26, 2015 - Coming out of the Big Bend of the Icefields Parkway, as you drive up the long hill there is a turnoff near the top affor...
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Big Bend Canyon

July 24, 2015 - Around 111 kilometers north of where the Icefields Parkway starts near Lake Louise there is a wide sweeping bend in the...
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Rampart Ponds

July 22, 2015 - Continuing our drive north on the Icefields Parkway, we came to an unsigned viewpoint overlooking a peaceful stretch of...
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Consolation Lake

July 20, 2015 - The trail to Upper and Lower Consolation Lake is one of the more popular trails in Banff National Park. Since we didn't...
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Mistaya Canyon and Abraham Lake

July 18, 2015 - The Mistaya River flows out of Peyto Lake and flows north to eventually join the North Saskatchewan River. Prior to gett...
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Waterfowl Lakes

July 16, 2015 - The Waterfowl Lakes (Upper and Lower) are just north of Peyto Lake on the Icefields Parkway. By far, the easier of the t...
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Peyto Lake

July 14, 2015 - The first time we went to Peyto Lake was right after we had visited Bow Lake and found it to be partially frozen. As we...
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Bow Lake

July 12, 2015 - Bow Lake is the source of the Bow River. There are three places you can pull over to see the lake. The first couple of t...
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Herbert Lake

July 10, 2015 - Herbert Lake is the first little lake you get to when traveling north on the Icefields Parkway. You can see the small la...
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The Icefields Parkway

July 08, 2015 - The Icefields Parkway is the main highway between Lake Louise and Jasper, Alberta, Canada and it has to be one of the mo...
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Lake Louise and the Plain of Six Glaciers

July 06, 2015 - About two-thirds of the time we were in Alberta we stayed in the town of Lake Louise. This post is not about the town (t...
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Vermillion Lakes

July 04, 2015 - Vermillion Lakes is a series of three small lakes just west of Banff. Hundreds of years ago, bison and bighorn sheep wer...
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Lake Minnewanka Scenic Drive

July 02, 2015 - The Lake Minnewanka Scenic Drive is a 24-km loop and is part of Banff National Park. There are a number of recreational...
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