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    Moraine Lake with clouds rolling in
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  • 1. Lakes /Mountains/Rivers.

    every corner you turn, you get a different perspective of Banff National Park. I suggest get a good camera before you embark on this trip! You won't regret it :) I'm glad i had my Nikon. (hmm, the VT...

  • 2. Banff National Park

    The best thing about Banff is the scenery. I have been all around the Americas and the only thing that comes close is maybe Santa Marta area in Colombia. The tip I would like to give skiers is to go...

  • 3. Icefield Parkway/Glaciers

    All along the highway there are ample opportunities to pull over and take in the sights. It seems that every 10 km, there is another view point. I would recommend that you should stop at as many as...

  • 4. Banff Town/ Lake Louise Town

    Banff is a very beautiful city and you have to make a stop there if you're in Alberta. However, it is a very small city and it is obvious that it survives mainly on tourism. So if you're not into ski,...

  • 5. Lake Louise/Chateau

    Lake Louise is 1,730 metres (5,680 feet) above sea leved. The world famous Chateau Lake Louise sits at the opposite end of the lake from Mt. Victoria and Victoria Glacier. The nearest surrounding...

  • 6. Hikes & Trails

    We could take 10:30 am shuttle bus from Sunshine Parking lot to Sunshine Meadows. We walked all trails and it took about 4 hours. The lake was like a mirror. The atmosphere was quiet. We strolled...

  • 7. Waterfalls

    Favourite thing about Banff is that all this beauty and nature is so easily accessible. This is of course also a problem as too many tourists flock to the place now. If all the tourists take more care...

  • 8. Banff nearby

    If you visit the Banff area, I would suggest checking out the following with your camera and a sense of awe. I) Obtain a local tourist map and walk the town of Banff on foot and enjoy the little...

  • 10. ready to slay a couple more

    No, she was enjoying this can-you-top-this trip and to be honest, we had been very lucky with the weather, with the wind not blowing at just the right time...

  • 11. even defeat can be sweet

    If defeat can be sweet, this must have been it. I was sitting next to the great love of my life, with Moraine Lake as our backdrop. We were having our photo...

  • 12. Trip to Alberta

    Thanks for your very useful and informative replies. We are wondering if we will be able to see the fall colors in early October during our 5 days trip to Banff...

  • 13. A brief visit to Banff and Jasper

    Banff is a year round destination and very family friendly at any time.Find a hotel in Banff or Canmore for nights one and two. Use that hotel as a base to...

  • 14. Wildlife - Please do not feed

    I know the temptation is hard but.........So many tourists each year feed the wildlife. The wildlife is found hanging around rest areas and parking lots,...

  • 15. Map Of Lake Louise

    Here is a topographical map of the Lake Louise Area. This was take from the map in one of my other tips. I do not know how this will look when viewed in VT....

  • 16. The Blackfoot

    The Blackfoot Indians were divided into three main groups: the Northern Blackfoot, the Blood, and the Piegan. All three spoke a language which was a part of the...

  • 17. ELK/Wapiti

    This large animal of the deer family is second only to the moose in terms of sheer bulk. They can weigh up to 350 kg. and stand as high as 240 cm. and 140 cm....

  • 18. The ELK

    It is not unusual to see elk in the park.They were so plentiful that many were killed trying to cross the TransCanada Highway! I cannot stand the sight of road...

  • 19. Leave having only taken your photographs......

    ....and memories with you. One request for those of you hiking and camping the mountain parks --- a request well-stated over 70 years ago by a Piegan chief and...


    Despite their northerly latitudes, the Canadian Rockies have climate and weather patterns which compare quite closely with similar mountain areas hundreds of...

  • 21. Lake Minnewanka

    This lake should be called "Maxiwanka" -- it's an inland fjord that is 22 km long and there's nothing mini about it. Minnewanka in Stoney Indian means "water of...

  • 22. Castle Mountain

    Castle Mountain stands in stark beauty along the Trans Canada, about 15 minues from the Banff Townsite. It is made up of older rock than some of the surrounding...

  • 23. Johnston Canyon

    Johnston Canyon is named after a prospector who once found Gold here. This gentle hike, mostly on catwalks, carries you past picturesque waterfalls and twisting...

  • 24. Why is that Lake so Blue?

    Without going into detail about light refraction and particle size, when it comes down to it, the incredible blue of the glacial lakes is due to glacial rock...

  • 25. Looking back on a great trip

    It has been about a month now since we left Banff. Looking back on the six days and five nights we had in the park, I am still filled with awe. At the time that...

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