Moraine Lake Lodge
Travel Blogs from Lake Louise
Today is going to be more pictures than words. We had two sets of three great things plus one more for good luck. Trifecta plus one of animals 1). Moose - early this morning we captured on the go pro. I did my best to take a screen print from the film. 2). Another grizzly - this time eating away while we all just stared 3). Elk - bigger than a …
... we started at 5,200 ft elevation and climbed up to over 7,000 ft.
The view was spectacular. The hike down was much easier. On the way
down we could only look at those on their way up, with the same look as we had.
Didn't have the heart to tell some how far they still had to go.
A group of us went to the Saloon for dinner, was a great night. Have met some great people on this tour.
So many of you who have been over here have told us that the road from Jasper to Lake Louise was the most amazing scenery of all and I have to agree. WOW. The icefields with the glaciers colours and the baron contrast of Rocky Mountains at over 2000mtrs is sublime.
I think just look at he pictures and judge for yourself. It was a tad cold at the glacier centre probably about 2 degrees but just ...
... br> We find the worlds worst coffee, can my world get any worse you ask...YES!!
The backpack has been loaded up with more 'survival stuff' than you would ever need..
Even the iPad with its new APP 'maps with me' which is actually quite good...
You download the regional maps and then use the iPad's GPS to navigate... it even has all her trails marked on it... good point is it also has all coffee shops marked ...
... to travel the 140 miles as there is just so much to see along the way. You are constantly surrounded by snow-capped mountains, forests, rivers and lakes. The highlights on the road were the numerous waterfalls (Tangle Falls being my favourite), and the ancient Athabasca Glacier which you could walk right up to.
In Lake Louise we hiked 15km up a mountain to an old teahouse and back. Towards the top there was a lot of snow about, and we ...
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