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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Hot tub
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the tour boat cruising across. On the far side of the lake, we could see some tall waterfalls tumbling down into the lake. Once past Lake Josephine, the trail started to get steep - nothing too difficult and the beautiful scenery was a pleasant distraction. There was no shortage of stops for photos along the hike. At one point, we stopped for a snack where several other people were resting. We talked to two ladies who were the wife ...
... on, slightly edging the one at Schynige Platte we did in Switzerland a few years back.
The trail itself is tough - long and mostly uphill (2300 feet in elevation gain). Then at the top there is a cliff with cable to hold onto, a steel ladder going up into a rock tunnel, and if you add to that mix a bunch of tourists who don't hike much, you have a real mess.
So Will got there about 45 min. before the rest of us, ...
... need to avoid them!
“I know” said Jim, nodding at our reasoning, “but please try to slow to a crawl when passing their homes. “Ok, understood Jim, we will.”
Obviously when you live in the middle of nowhere, it doesn’t take much to upset the status quo and I couldn’t help but think they wanted us to go slower to ensure they got a clear gun sight on us! ...
... with them before we take off on our travels again.
Friday: We headed off on on highway 2 from Calgary to the US border. The Deerfoot trail took us along the rolling plains with some pretty amazing vistas of the snow covered Rockies on the horizon. We stopped at a UNESCO World Heritage site called The Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump. The Blackfoot Nation and Canadian Government have established a wonderful 6 floor museum explaining ...
... a nervous breakdown!
We went to a local bar that night and met some great Mountain Men who had been out Elk hunting that day. These guys are amazing, they told us all about their preparations for winter which sounds like hard work. They laughed a lot at us 2 English folk, shocked at their stories of bear sightings and how many guns they owned. The company was great and we laughed all night.
Arriving at West Glacier ...