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

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Along the Icefields Parkway (north of Sunwapta Pass)

 

Athabasca Glacier.

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Snow Dome Glacier.

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Tangle Falls, with its upper tier still frozen.

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Mushroom Peak (left) and Diadem Peak (right).

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Upper Sunwapta Falls.

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Canyon between the Upper and Lower Sunwapta Falls.

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Lower Sunwapta Falls.

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More mountains north of the Sunwapta Falls.

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[From left to right facing the Athabasca River: Mt. Christie, Mt. Fryatt (peak E5 and main summit), and Geraldine Peak. Brussels Peak stands in the back between Mt. Christie and Mt. Fryatt.]

 

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Athabasca Falls and the narrow canyon below them.

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Athabasca River below the falls and canyon.

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Reflection of Mount Fryatt N4 (left) and Geraldine peak (right) in a small lake located on road 93A a few kilometers north of the Athabasca Falls.

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Another mountain reflection in the same lake, with Mount Edith Cavell in the middle.

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Around Jasper (wildlife)

 

Black bear.

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Mule deer buck with velvet antlers.

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Bighorn sheep.

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Around Jasper (south)

 

Reflection in Lake Annette at sunrise.

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Hike in the Valley of the Five Lakes:

 

- Approach in the forest.

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- Turquoise water of the first lake.

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- Reflections in the first lake.

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- Second lake.

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- Third lake (and the fourth one partially visible in the back).

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Around Jasper (north and east)

 

The Palisade, a long vertical cliff overlooking the Athabasca valley.

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Maligne canyon.

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Hike north of Medicine Lake:

 

- Beaver Lake.

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- First Summit Lake.

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- Cliff dominating the First Summit Lake.

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Maligne Lake on a cloudy early morning.

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