We've visited the Canadian Rockies on two occasions. For part of our trip, we stayed at Moraine Lake Lodge. A few favorite pictures below.
Iconic view of Moraine Lake.
Late afternoon view of Moraine Lake.
Bow Lake en route to Jasper.
We were kindly invited by two summer area residents for a climb up Mt. Eiffel on the
We encountered a marmot early on our trip up Eiffel Peak. A sign?
The summit - our destination, is in the top left. Lots of scree and poorly defined trails mark this hike.
Well above the tree level, the ground is frozen solid.
We reach a saddle with sharp drop offs on our way to the top.
The summit of Eiffel Peak!
Another view from the top, showing sharp drop offs.
Taking a few minutes to wander about the top before the slow descent down.
Our hosts were much more comfortable with heights and sharp drop offs then we were!
Canoeing in Moraine Lake.
Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House, about a 3.5 mile hike in, where you can enjoy hot soup and home made bread.
Emerald Lake Lodge.
© 2009 John Miranda