Rockies Road Trip – Part 2 (days 6-12)

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Category: Canada / Location: British Columbia & Alberta, Canada / Date: 17 Apr-2014
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    Hiking the Grassi Lakes Trail, near Canmore, Alberta
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    Posing along the hike of the Grassi Lakes Trail, near Canmore, Alberta
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    Kirsty hiking of the Grassi Lakes Trail, near Canmore, Alberta
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    One of the Grassi Lakes
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    View along the hike of Grassi Lakes Trail
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    View along the Grassi Lakes Trail hike
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    Wishing Anita and Christian a happy wedding day, from Canada
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    Peter posing along the Grassi Lakes Trail hike
  • Grassi Lakes Trail
    The Grassi Lakes Trail, near to Canmore, Alberta
  • View from Banff Boundary Lodge
    The morning view from the Banff Boundary Lodge
  • View from Banff Boundary Lodge
    The morning view from the Banff Boundary Lodge
  • View from Banff Boundary Lodge
    The view from Banff Boundary Lodge, the 'Rundles' over the Higway
  • View from Banff Boundary Lodge
    The 'Rundles' as seen from where we were staying, the Banff Boundary Lodge
  • Bow River
    The Bow River, as seen from the Bow Valley Trail
  • Lunch by Ghost Lake Reservoir
    Stopping to have lunch by the Ghost Lake Reservoir
  • Lunch by Ghost Lake Reservoir
    The view when having lunch by the Ghost Lake Reservoir
  • Banff Boundary Lodge
    Relaxing back at the Banff Boundary Lodge
  • Driving out of Banff into the Bow Valley Parkway
    Driving out of Banff into the Bow Valley Parkway
  • Bow Valley Parkway
    Driving along the Bow Valley Parkway, from Banff to Jasper
  • Johnson's Canyon
    Johnson's Canyon, the river thawing out in the Spring
  • Johnson's Canyon
    Johnson's Canyon, ice thawing out
  • Bow Valley Parkway
    Driving along the Bow Valley Parkway, from Banff to Jasper, descending down to Lake Louise
  • Lake Louise
    Going for a walk on Lake Louise
  • Lake Louise
    The view from within a frozen over Lake Louise
  • Lake Louise
    Looking back at our trail on Lake Louise
  • Lake Louise
    Posing on a frozen over Lake Louise
  • Columbia Icefields
    Driving through the Columbia Icefield, across the Athabasca Glacier
  • Columbia Icefields
    The back having driven along the Icefields Parkway, through the Columbia Icefields
  • Columbia Icefields
    Driving through the Columbia Icefields, towards Jasper
  • Mountain Goat
    If you look hard enough (centre of the photo) you can see a mountain goat having some lunch
  • Endless Chain
    The Endless Chain of mountains (real name), as seen one the way to Jasper from Banff (Icefields Parkway)
  • Athabasca Falls
    Athabasca falls, near to Jasper. The Athabasca river is thawing out here and the falls are mostly underneath the ice
  • Elk in Jasper
    Elk in Jasper, a few got separated from the herd by a rather long train
  • Athabasca Hotel
    Our digs in Jasper, Alberta, complete with stuffed animals heads in the lobby (includes a moose, no bears though)
  • Jasper Downtown
    Downtown Jasper with mountains in the background
  • Locomotive in downtown Jasper
    A steam locomotive in downtown Jasper
  • Walking the trail to Tekarra Lodge
    Walking the trail to Tekarra Lodge
  • Red Squirrel
    Red Squirrel seen on the walk to Old Fort Point
  • View from Tekarra Lodge
    The view from Tekarra Lodge
  • Starting the climb to Old Fort Point Summit
    Starting the climb to Old Fort Point Summit, looking back
  • Bighorn Sheep
    Bighorn Sheep seen on the way up to Old Fort Point Summit
  • Bighorn Sheep
    Bighorn Sheep seen on the way up to Old Fort Point Summit
  • View from Old Fort Point Summit
    View from Old Fort Point Summit
  • View from Old Fort Point Summit
    Surveying the territory from Old Fort Point Summit
  • View from Old Fort Point Summit
    View from Old Fort Point Summit
  • Lake Maligne
    A frozen Lake Maligne with the gangway to the boat tours in the foreground
  • Breakfast by the Athabasca River
    Enjoying a pre-walk breakfast by the Athabasca River
  • Canadian Geese on Lake Beaufort
    A couple of Canadian Geese on Lake Beaufort
  • Canadian Geese on Lake Beaufort
    A gaggle of Canadian Geese on Lake Beaufort
  • Lake Beaufort
    Lake Beaufort with Mount Whistler in the background
  • Jasper Level Crossing
    Waiting at a level crossing in Jasper for what felt the world's longest train to pass
  • Rearguard Falls
    Stopping off at Rearguard Falls on the way to Kamloops
  • Wolf Stalking Prey
    A lone black wolf stalking prey neat to Moose Lake
  • Grizzly Bears
    A Grizzly Bear in Kamloops Wildlife Park
  • Grizzly Bears
    A Grizzly Bear having a scratch in the wildlife park. Check out those claws!
  • Grizzly Bears
    Grizzly Bear in BC Wildlife Part in Kamloops
  • Bald Eagle
    A Bald Eagle with a dodgy wing in Kamloops Wildlife Park
  • Bison
    Bison in Kamloops Wildlife Park
  • Lillooet River
    Lillooet River, view on the way to Whistler from Kamloops
  • Cayoosh Creek
    Can you spot the marmot by Cayoosh Creek
  • Marmot
    A Marmot poking it heads out of a cement roadside barrier, by Cayoosh Creek near to Lillooet
  • Grey Wolf
    Grey wolves in Kamloops Wildlife Park
  • Marmot
    A Marmot near to Cayoosh Creek
  • Pemberton
    Driving into Pemberton, on the way to Whistler
  • Pemberton
    Driving into Pemberton, on the way to Whistler
  • Wooden McDonalds
    Everything in Canada is made of wood, including the McDonalds
  • Duffey Lake
    Duffey Lake, the view towards to Whistler
  • Duffey Lake
    A log jam on the Duffey Lake seen on the way to Whistler
  • Riverside RV Park - Yurt
    Our yurt in Riverside RV Part, Whistler
  • Whistler Village
    Whistler Village, the Village walk
  • Whistler Village
    The Olympic rings in Whistler Village
  • Whistler Yurt
    Waking to some snow at our Yurt in the Riverside RV Park in Whistler
  • Lunch at Howe Sound Brewery
    Lunch at Howe Sound Brewery - Poutine, pulled port sandwich and a burger... with soup

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