Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Mtns - Rockies

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

Iceline Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockies, GlaciersDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceBritish Columbia, Yoho NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)500Route findingEasy
NotesOne of the classic walks of the area leading up above the treeline, high above the deep Yoho Valley, for close-up views of the Emerald Glacier and to the high Takakkaw Falls across the valley. A return walk from the Whisky Jack Hostel to the Emerald Glacier makes a good full half-day walk.
Yoho River below Takakkaw Falls with Yoho Valley leading to S, Cathedral Mtn (3181) (R), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP513

Bridge over Yoho River and Takakkaw Falls , Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP511

Path leading up from Whisky Jack Hostel to Iceline Junction, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP514

Stream flowing from Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP516

Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP517

Lake beloe Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP518

Yoho Glacier at head of Yoho Valley from nr Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP519

 
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

 
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

 
Avalanche Lake Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockiesDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceMontana, Glacier NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
NotesThis trail leads along a forested river valley to a lake below a mighty cirque.
Avalanche Creek nr start of trail, Avalanche Lake Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP622

Avalanche Creek and surrounding cirque, Avalanche Lake Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP623

  
Grinnell Glacier Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockies, GlaciersDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceMontana, Glacier NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteMany Glacier trailhead - Lake Josephine - Grinnell Lake - return
NotesStarting in the pretty forest valley near Lake Josephine, this walk leads up high above the lake for fine views of the surrounding mountains.
Path at end of Josephine Lake, with Mt Gould (2911) (R), Grinnell Glacier Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 14-Sep-03, AP633

Path leading towards cliffs above Grinnell Glacier, Grinnell Glacier Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 14-Sep-03, AP634

Grinnell Lake (R) and mtns to SE from path, Grinnell Glacier Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 14-Sep-03, AP635

Path descending towards Lake Josephine (ML), Grinnell Glacier Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 14-Sep-03, AP636

Hidden Lake Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainRockiesDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceMontana, Glacier NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteLogan Pass Visitor Center - Hidden Lake viewpoint - return
NotesOne of the most rewarding short walks in the Rockies, this walk gives excellent views of the high peaks of Glacier National Park, and a look down to Hidden Lake far below.
Going to the Sun Mtn (2939) (L), Mt Logan (2816) (R), Hidden Lake Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP628

Reynolds Mtn (2781) (ML) and tarn from nr Hidden Lake Viewpoint, Hidden Lake Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP629

Mt Gould (2911) (M) and road leading N from Logan Pass, Hidden Lake Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP630

Going to the Sun Mtn (2939) (L) and tarn nr Hidden Lake Viewpoint, Hidden Lake Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP631

Hidden Lake from viewpoint, Hidden Lake Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP632

   
Highline Trail (nr Logan Pass) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainRockiesDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceMontana, Glacier NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
NotesThe Highline is a full-day classic Glacier NP walk, but a short walk along the trail starting at Logan Pass is also rewarding, with both close-up and distant views of the moutains in the ranges.
Mt Gould (2911) (M) to N from start of trail at Logan Pass, Highline Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP626

Distant mountains to NW from start of trail at Logan Pass, Highline Trail (T), Glacier NP, Montana, USA, 13-Sep-03, AP627

  
Lake Solitude / Jenny Lake Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockies, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceWyoming, Grand Teton NPCountryUSA  
Dist (kms)26Height gain (m)700Route findingEasy
RouteJenny Lake Lodge - Cascade Canyon - Lake Solitude - Cascade Canyon - Jenny Lake Lodge
NotesA classic Teton walk leading from the forested valleys up high into the range. The walk can be shortened a little by taking the ferry shuttle across Jenny Lake.
Small tarn in Cascade Canyon, Lake Solitude Trail (T), Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 11-Sep-03, AP618

North fork of Cascade River nr Lake Solitude, Lake Solitude Trail (T), Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 11-Sep-03, AP619

Cascade Canyon from Cascade Canyon Lookout, Teton Park Road nr Jenny Lake, Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA, 12-Sep-03, AP621