BEST WESTERN PLUS Valemount Inn & Suites
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... top of the Jasper Skytram.
Entering Jasper National Park again this morning I travelled some of the road I had taken to the hot springs yesterday, but with different light on it, it all looked new again. Through valleys and over passes and past rivers and lakes, and past cute little tourist cabins, each curve in the road providing a new vista to take in.
My first stop was at the townsite of Jasper. I, along ...
... was opened up to the lake. On one side of the mountain, you could see all the burned forest. It was really incredible. It must have been some chore to get that fire under control. Next stop was Medicine Lake. This lake is unique because in the winter, Medicine Lake drains into Maligne Lake. This happens through sinkholes and underground caverns. Then in the summer, during the glacier thaw, the lake is refilled. We need to see this one ...
Rising especially early, we were ready to set off at 8:45 after saying goodbyes and taking photos. The weather had changed and sunshine was to be the order of the next 2 days. Actually, we were relieved that it wasn't as hot going up as it was going down, or we would never have made it!
We breezed through Whitehorn campground after talking with ...
... the rain pretty much hid the mountains most of the time so I really wasn't able to enjoy the scenery as much as I have in the past when in this area (hence the title). There were a couple more stops to put rainsuit on and take rainsuit off and when I stopped at the Mount Robson Visitor Center, it went on again and stayed on for the rest of the day due to heavy rain with accompanying thunder ...
... beyond to help us find a place to board Lenny for the two days/1night while we were hiking. Dogs are not permitted in the park overnights due to the back country wilderness (bears) which really broke our hearts because there are not too many places we don't go without Lenster but it would have been impossible to hike up & back in one day with my knee in the shape it is in. We brought some 'Big D's BlackBerry Honey from the ...