Larch - Paradise Valley Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos

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Larch - Paradise Valley Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainRockiesDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceAlberta, Banff NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)17Height gain (m)750Route findingEasy
RouteMorraine Lake - Larch Valley - Sentinel Pass - Paradise Valley - Paradise Creek - Morraine Lake Road
NotesA classic walk of the Rockies leading up from Morraine Lake through a pass high above the treeline, into the quiet forest and meadows of the Paradise Valley. Shuttle buses are fairly frequent along the Morraine Lake Road, and there's normally plenty of traffic to hitch.
Mountains surrounding Morraine Lake, Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP506

Log-jam at outlet of Morraine Lake, Mt Deltaform (3424) (M), Mt Neptuak (3236) (R), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP507

View to SW from Larch Valley, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP486

View to SE from path leading up from Larch Valley to Sentinel Pass, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP488

Sentinel Pass (M), Mt Pinnacle (L), Mt Temple (R) from nr lake on ascent from Larch Vallet, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP489

Standing on rocks at Sentinel Pass, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP491

Grand Sentinel Pinnacle from below Sentinel Pass, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP493

Paradise Valley from descent from Sentinel Pass, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP494

Path along Highline Trail section above Paradise Valley to S, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP496

Pinnacle Mtn (R) from Paradise Valley, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP495

Paradise Creek and Mt Temple (L), Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, Paradise Valley, Paradise Creek Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 31-Aug-03, AP499