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Oct 5, 2013 - Larch Valley

The forecast said sunny and 18C for today so we thought it would be the perfect day to get one more look at the larch trees before the needles all fall off. Once again, the forecasters got it wrong and it was cloudy and 5C with a few flurries on and off. But we still enjoyed the trip into Larch Valley where the larches remain golden. We were joined by John, Ena and our friend Ann from Toronto who was visiting for the weekend. Our plan had been to do the loop up over Sentinel Pass and out through Paradise Valley but the trail was covered in...

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May 30, 2011 - Moraine Lake

We have been busy beavers trying to see everything in the area in one week. Boy oh boy do we wish we had planned for more time here. We are seriously thinking of spending a whole summer in this area next year. Today we visited another lake called Moraine Lake. It is a glacially - fed lake in Banff National Park outside the Village of Lake Louise. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at 6,163 feet. It was still partially frozen, but absolutely stunning. The lake, being glacially fed, does not reach its crest until mid to late...

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Jul 2, 2008 - Bow Valley Parkway and Lake Louise

Canada Day (1 July) proved wet and miserable and so a day in the coach was in order. No use getting wet for the sake of it! Next day we travelled the Bow Valley Parkway (1A) from Banff to Lake Louise bear spotting as we went but none were around. There are a number of stops along the parkway giving views of the mountains, the Bow River or both. The exhibits at the stops also gave information about the wildlife within the park. We stopped for a while at the busy Johnston Canyon and walked to the lower falls. Jenny wasn’t sure of the catwalk...

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