Banff Y Mountain Lodge
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... lakes in this area. From there I proceeded to Sunwapta Falls, a completely different scene and formations, but same story as to how and why. Between these sites and those that followed, my friends reading this who go all the way back with me to Junior High will appreciate that I was having flashbacks to Mr. Gartner’s earth science class: Terminal moraines, outwash plains!
Proceeding southbound, I took notice ...
... a little bit of time here and got some cool photos. Then on to Anges Lake, there was a Tea house there where you could buy food and drinks. This lake was set in a gully and acted as a weir, the water was an amazing turquoise. We carried on our steep climb until we reached the Big Beehive Lookout which was over 500 meters elevation. The lookout looked right out over Lake Louise and it ...
... overtaken by the supply horses feeding the tea house at the top of the walk, which makes you realise how isolated some of these places are. The tea house at the top of the walk was styled like a Swiss Chalet as in the 1900's Swiss mountain guides were imported to the Rockies to help the fledgling mountaineering industry and they designed and built it.
We staggered back down, taking a few pictures along the way, and then collapsed, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBanff Y Mountain Lodge
This is not a hotel as such, being a young christian women's association accomodation. Both male and female are catered for but rather basic.
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