Canada (May 6-13, 2019): Banff, Yoho, and Jasper National Parks

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Banff NP (part 1: from Canmore to Lake Louise)

 

Mountains above Canmore (slightly outside Banff NP).

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View over the town Banff and the Bow valley from Tunnel Mountain.

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Bow Falls.

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View of the Bow River just above the falls, from the left (north) side of the river.

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Bow valley seen from the Hoodoos viewpoint area.

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Mt. Rundle.

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The Fairholme range (located east of Banff) also seen from the Hoodoos viewpoint area.

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First Vermilion Lake, with Mt. Rundle in the background.

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Second Vermilion Lake.

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Mt. Rundle seen from the Two Jack Lake.

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Lake Minnewanka.

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Johnston canyon.

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Castle Mountain.

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Mountain in the fog overlooking the Bow River.

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Morant′s curve along the Bow River.

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Fairview Mountain overlooking Lake Louise.

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At the southwestern end of Lake Louise.

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Yoho NP

 

Mountains seen from the tiny town of Field.

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Natural bridge over the Kicking Horse River.

 

Reflection of Mt. Burgess in Emerald Lake on an early morning.

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Views along the hiking trail around Emerald Lake.

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Wapta Falls.

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Banff NP (part 2: Icefields Parkway from Lake Louise to Sunwapta Pass)

 

The Icefields Parkway is the name given to the beautiful road between Lake Louise and Jasper. Its southern section (south of Sunwapta Pass) is located in Banff NP. Its section north of Sunwapta Pass is in Jasper NP.

 

Rock face with fresh snow on the west side of the Icefields Parkway.

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Crowfoot Glacier and Crowfoot Mountain.

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Howse Peak (right), with Mt. Synge on its left (south). The sharp needle behind Mt. Synge is the summit of Aiguille Peak, located on the border between the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.

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View of Mt. Chephren across Waterfowl Lake.

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Another view of Mt. Chephren, with Howse Peak on its left (south).

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Rock face on the other side of the Icefields Parkway (roughly opposite to Mt. Chephren).

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Mountain range behind the Saskatchewan River Crossing, with Mt. Wilson at the center.

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Click here to directly access the webpage on Jasper NP.

 

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