Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Alberta

Bow Glacier Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Banff NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
NotesIt's worth taking a short stroll along the banks of Bow Lake, taking in the view of the majestic surrounding mountains. The lake is especially scenic on still days with good reflections of the mountains leading up to the Bow Glacier
Bow Lake and Bow Glacier, Bow Glacier Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP521

Path along Bow Lake and Bow Glacier, Bow Glacier Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP522

Beach at Bow Lake and view to SE from Num-ti-jah Lodge, Bow Glacier Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP529

 
Helen Lake Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockiesDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Banff NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)450Route findingEasy
NotesA good easy day walk into the high meadows of the Rockies, encircled by the high peaks.
Path nr Helen Lake, Helen Lake Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP526

View S along Icefields Parkway Valley from trail leading up to Helen Lake, Helen Lake Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP525

Helen Lake, pass above Helen Lake (R) and Cirque Peak (2993) (L), Helen Lake Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP527

River downstream from Helen Lake, Helen Lake Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP528

Lake Agnes / Plain of Six Glaciers Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockiesDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceAlberta, Banff NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)450Route findingEasy
RouteLake Louise - The Beehive - Lake Agnes - Plain of Six Glaciers - Lake Louise
NotesHigh above the stunning Lake Louise, Lake Agnes sits perched in another beautiful location. Continuing on to the Plain of Six Glaciers takes you up to the edge of the vegetation into the High Rockies, at the foot of glaciers. A worthwhile detour near Lake Agnes is to The Beehive for views down to Lake Louise far below.
Mirror Lake and Big Beehive (L), Lake Agnes Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 30-Aug-03, AP480

Path along north shore of Lake Agnes, Lake Agnes Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 30-Aug-03, AP481

Lake Louise from nr summit of Big Beehive, Lake Agnes Trail to Plain of Six Glaciers connection trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 30-Aug-03, AP482

Valley upstream of Lake Louise, Lake Agnes Trail to Plain of Six Glaciers connection trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 30-Aug-03, AP483

Mt Victoria South (3464) (R) from morraine ridge at end of trail, Plain of Six Glaciers trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 30-Aug-03, AP484

   
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

 
Parker Ridge Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHillsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Banff NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)5.5Height gain (m)250Route findingEasy
NotesA walk to a viewpoint of the Saskatchewan Glacier and the valley below.
View W from start of path, Parker Ridge Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP532

Path, Parker Ridge Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP533

Saskatchewan Glacier from Parker Ridge Viewpoint, Parker Ridge Trail (T), Banff NP, Alberta, Canada, 2-Sep-03, AP534

 
Cavell Meadows / Glacier Loop Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainGlaciersDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Jasper NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteCavell Road end - Cavell Pond - Cavell Meadows - Cavell Road end
NotesThis walk provides an excellent chance to get up near the spectcular white glaciers tumbling down from the high Rockies. Cavell Pond has icebergs calved off from the Cavell Glacier while house-sized chunks of the Angel Glacier often crash down the cliffsides below.
Path leading to Cavell Pond and Cavell Glacier, Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP539

Icebergs in Cavell Pond and Angel Glacier above, Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP542

Icebergs in Cavell Pond and terminal face of Cavell Glacier, Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP543

Angel Glacier from Cavell Meadows (Ascent Trail), Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP544

Angel Glacier from Cavell Meadows (Descent Trail) and Sorrow Peak (3020), Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP545

   
Lake Annette / Edith Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Jasper NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)2.5Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
NotesA short walk around the shores of a quiet tranquil lake. Nearby Lake Edith is another similar lake.
Lake Annette, nr Jasper townsite, Lake Annette Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 4-Sep-03, AP552

Lake Annette, nr Jasper townsite, Lake Annette Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 4-Sep-03, AP553

Lake Edith, nr Jasper townsite, Yellowhead Highway (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 4-Sep-03, AP554

 
Sulphur Skyline Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockiesDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Jasper NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)700Route findingEasy
RouteMiette Hotsprings - Shuey Pass - Sulpur Skyline - Miette Hotsprings
NotesA walk to above the treeline for good views into the deep Fiddle River Valley
View along initial trail valley from switchbacks above Shuey Pass, with slopes of Mt Shuey (2120) (R), Sulphur Skyline Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP546

Bench above treeline and view to SE into Fiddle River Valley, Sulphur Skyline Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP547

Path descending nr Miette Hotsprings trailhead, Sulphur Skyline Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP548

 
Valley of the Five Lakes Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Jasper NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
NotesA short walk to a series of pretty colourful lakes hidden amongst the beautiful larch forest.
Fifth Lake, Valley of the Five Lakes Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 4-Sep-03, AP555

Fifth Lake, Valley of the Five Lakes Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 4-Sep-03, AP556

Third Lake, Valley of the Five Lakes Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 4-Sep-03, AP557