HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel
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... doing and was quite anxious. Dale walked down the street and another mechanic appeared. That mechanic told Dale that he did help out the ones repairing our truck before but refused to do that any longer.
The mechanic ended up going to the shop and helping, bringing in proper tools and giving advice when needed. Dale also had to help with repairs.
Needless to say, we were a little concerned when we started out on Canada Hwy 1 to cross over ...
... of Banff. Back towards town we went to the Bow Waterfalls behind the Banff Springs Chalet - again a great amount of water flowing through this waterfall. Coup de grace for the day was the Gondola up to the top of Mt Sulphur. It is only a 6 minute but very steep ride, but a 360 degree view of Banff and the surrounding mountains - spectacular! It was very busy so we really didn't have much ...
... over 100 km for the day making those 2 days probably the **********es riding wise so far.
The night was spent bear storytelling to any fellow campers who'd listen then Hubert and I rode into Lake Louise Village. Hubert turned right in search of the west coast to get away from the hills. I continued south from there and found an interesting rest stop at the site of a WWII immigrant internment camp. It was sort ...
... was the site of a large coal mining town and railhead to move the coal. At one time, there were more than a thousand folks who lived there. When the price of coal could not bear the costs to extract it, the mining was stopped and the town was abandoned leaving only minor traces that it ever existed.
Wednesday, while the Lynches were kayaking, we went into town to get haircuts, and get on the internet to try to update our travel blog. I was able to get ...
... Apparently the glacier is as deep as the Eiffel Tower. It has receded significantly over the years and you do wonder how long it will last at the current rate, but it was absolutely beautiful. We drank glacial water as it flowed down - icy and delicious :-)
We then went onto the Skywalk which is a glass-floored observation platform situated 918 feet (!!!!!) above glacier formed valleys and waterfalls. ...