Hi everyone! Here’s a long overdue post about another trip I took while Laura was busy teaching. Mike went on a road trip across the country this spring, and I met him for the last leg.
Hi everyone! David here. Today you get a blog post about a winter hike of Chasm Lake from yours truly, because Laura tweaked her knee falling in various snowdrifts on our Haiyaha Lake hike and didn’t join us. So Matt and I rudely abandoned Laura and headed up to Chasm Lake at 11,800 feet. Continue reading
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After our quick trip south to Waterton Lakes National Park, David and I headed 3 hours back up north for one more hike in the glorious Kananaskis valley: Mt. Indefatigable. This peak had some of the best views we’ve had on our entire 3-week grand tour of the Canadian Rockies, so that is SAYING SOMETHING! Continue reading
Waterton Lakes National Park sits on the US-Canada border, and is connected to Glacier National Park in Montana. Consequently, it has some truly premiere hiking opportunities which David and I took advantage of by hiking one of the area’s more famous trails: the Akamina Ridge trail. Continue reading
A “premiere” hike in “Don’t Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies”, Wilcox pass / Wilcox peak, located at the very northern edge of Banff National Park, have expansive views of the Athabasca glacier and mountains beyond. Continue reading
Located along the Icefields parkway in Banff National Park, Cirque Peak is rated a premiere hike in “Don’t Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies”, with awe-inspiring panoramic summit views. Unfortunately, on the day we hiked it, fires blazing through British Columbia had created a significant smoky haze throughout large sections of Banff National Park. Fortunately, we had a freak once-in-a-lifetime trail incident in which we saw a #$@!*^& LYNX. You win some, you lose some. Continue reading