Trips: Canadian Rockies August 2022

Below are a few of my favorite photos from a 35 mile hike with my daughter on the spectacular Skyline Trail that crosses Jasper National Park. And, having made it that far, I finally also was able to spend some time in Banff National Park and experience the Icefields Parkway.

Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell Glacier

Icefields Parkway

Frozen

Icefields Parkway

Pilgrimage to the Icefields

Measuring more than 120 square miles and with depths over 1000 feet, the Columbia Icefiield is the largest in North America and...

Columbia Icefield

Measuring more than 120 square miles and with depths over 1000 feet, the Columbia Icefiield is the largest in North America and sits astride both Banff and Jasper National Parks.

Icefields Parkway

Evening Light on the Icefields Parkway

Glacially fed, Moraine Lake is a stunning spectacle at sunrise, surrounded by ten soaring peaks that catch the first light of...

Moraine Lake Sunrise

Glacially fed, Moraine Lake is a stunning spectacle at sunrise, surrounded by ten soaring peaks that catch the first light of morning that reflects in the still, cold waters below.

Quiet Time on Moraine Lake

Quiet Time on Moraine Lake

Lake Louise draws throngs to its shores for the daily show that is sunrise.   On a quieter part of the shore, fireweed blooms...

Early Morning at Lake Louise

Lake Louise draws throngs to its shores for the daily show that is sunrise. On a quieter part of the shore, fireweed blooms its summer song.

On the eastern shore of Moraine Lake, a tall pile of glacial rock is a popular place to witness sunrise as is it reaches the...

Atop the Rockpile

On the eastern shore of Moraine Lake, a tall pile of glacial rock is a popular place to witness sunrise as is it reaches the Valley of Ten Peaks and its stunning jewel, Moraine Lake.

Maligne Lake

Spirit Island on Maligne Lake

Jasper Lake

Jasper Lake

Skyline Trail

Fireweed Along the Skyline Trail

Skyline Trail

Skyline Trail Panorama

Skyline Trail

To the Notch

Shortly after crawling up and over the Notch, the view toward the end stretches on, and on, for some 15 miles.

15 More Miles

Shortly after crawling up and over the Notch, the view toward the end stretches on, and on, for some 15 miles.