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Month: November 2020

Marble Canyon – Kootenay National Park

Marble Canyon – Kootenay National Park

Sometimes you need easy days in the Rockies! We were camping at Marble Canyon Campground, just opposite the actual Marble Canyon; So it would have been mad for us not to take a peek at this famous geological feature. Even if you are not staying nearby, Marble Canyon offers more of those crazy blue glacial waters as well as epic mountain views by a spectacular canyon. You should definitely visit here as you explore Kootenay National Park or Banff. A…

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Consolation Lakes – Moraine Lake hikes

Consolation Lakes – Moraine Lake hikes

The trail to Consolation Lakes is the most family friendly of all the possible hikes near Moraine Lake. It is less than 3km in each direction, with very little elevation gain. Despite the ease of the walk, you’ll be rewarded with fabulous views of glacier covered mountains and a quiet valley. You might even be lucky enough to finish with a marmot photoshoot. We did this as our third hike of the day (after walking to Sentinel Pass and Eiffel…

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Eiffel Lake – Moraine Lake Hikes

Eiffel Lake – Moraine Lake Hikes

Let me tell you about a moderate hike to Eiffel Lake, that will provide some of the most impressive views in the Canadian Rockies. The trail starts at Moraine Lake, so the views are spectacular before you even set off. Along the way, you get close-up views of the Valley of the Ten Peaks and their impressive glaciers. The hike finishes in the middle of the mountains with a bunch of fuzzy pikas, ground squirrels and marmots to keep you…

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Sentinel Pass via Larch Valley – Moraine Lake

Sentinel Pass via Larch Valley – Moraine Lake

Do you fancy a beautiful non-technical hike that will allow you to see some of the best views in the Canadian Rockies, wildflowers, larches aaaand plenty of wildlife? If so, you will love the hike to Sentinel Pass via Larch Valley. The route is one of those premiere hikes near Moraine Lake that is very popular, but still completely worth it; Even if it means you’ll be sharing the trail with plenty of other hikers. We visited on a cloudy,…

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