Play day! Crowfoot Mountain north peak, picnics in the sun, posing with strange rock formations, Bow Falls, and in general just meandering around.
It might not be sexy, but it's special. For a snowflake drifting down onto Snow Dome, three destinies are possible.
Driving northbound on the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93 North), one transitions from Banff's dense ice-capped peaks of the Divide to caribou country and the edge of the arctic tundra in Jasper. There are glaciers and icefields spanning hundreds of square kilometers, whose meltwater feeds milky green-blue glacial lakes. Enormous waterfalls that become major rivers eventually... Continue Reading →
Thought I'd try the North Molar pass since I did the South a couple weeks ago. It was supposed to be a nice day! It started raining around 7:30 and continued intermittently all day. I headed home early and as I drove out the Icefields Parkway, the sun looked so gorgeous over on the Divide.... Continue Reading →
South Molar pass from Mosquito Creek... I was intending to head to North Molar and beyond but sleeping in won out other desires that morning. I got to the trailhead at around 11am and blasted through the creek trail to Mosquito campground. Despite the pace, I was going slower than I needed to; I was... Continue Reading →