Grande Rockies Resort
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... what little I had left after the hike) simply amazing, I do not have the vocabulary to adequately describe this so I have attached some photos. After spending a couple of hours at the top of this mountain we took our free ride down in the gondola. If ever you get the opportunity to visit Banff you MUST walk up this mountain and see the beauty of the Rockies for yourself, you won't regret ...
... that is fragile and yet so strong that it can move mountains... The colours are pretty freaky. Standing on it is a real buzz. It was still snowing while we were on the glacier and the wind was swirling it into our faces sideways! We had a few layers on and added scarfs, gloves and hats to try to stay warm and dry. You may not recognise us in the shots below but we are there. After thawing and drying we headed on to Banff. ...
... offers hot rocks or traditional oil fondues. Lyndsey loves anything where she can play with her food so this seems perfect.
As we arrive in Banff we see a beautiful buck on the side of the road just munching away.
We arrive at the restaurant and decide on ...
... an awesome hike up to Mirror Lake, the beehive rocks and Lake Agnes. The beautiful weather and stunning scenery made for a very enjoyable day and a true Canadian experience.
On Wednesday we made our way from Banff north to Jasper on route of the Icefields Parkway. What would be a direct 3 hour journey took us the whole day as there were so many stunning places to stop and admire. The most memorable would have to be Bow Lake, Peyto ...
... by two grand mountain ranges. Purcell Mountains to the west and the Rockies to the east. By taking this western approach we have bypassed Calgary and all the larger cities. We crossed Canal Flats the source of the Columbia river which eventually empties into the Pacific Ocean at Astoria, Oregon, a journey of 1,225 miles. We also plan on seeing that Columbia River again in Astoria sometime in early September after our visit with Gus ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center