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Numa Falls – Kootenay National Park

Numa Falls – Kootenay National Park

Numa Falls is an impressive waterfall that you can visit with virtually no effort in Kootenay National Park, in the Canadian Rockies. We popped in to use the picnic benches after our incredible hike along the Rockwall. This quick sightseeing stop will show off extraordinary splashing waters and interesting rock formations. Numa Falls Map Numa Falls – The basics Distance: 600m Elevation gain: Negligible Time: 15-30 mins What to bring: This is super short. You only really need your camera….

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The Rockwall trail guide

The Rockwall trail guide

The Rockwall trail is one of the best mini through-hikes in the Canadian Rockies. The trail normally takes 3-5 days, in which you’ll hike over high-alpine passes and get up close to the kilometer high Rockwall. This adventure allows you to see countless wildflowers, giant waterfalls, jewel-like lakes, spectacular geology and alpine views that seem unreal when you look back at photos. I heard about this a couple of years ago from Andy’s Blog, Being Outdoors. Still, it takes a…

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The Rockwall Trail – Floe Lake trail

The Rockwall Trail – Floe Lake trail

If you are hiking the entire Rockwall, or just fancy a rewarding day hike; The Floe Lake trail is an incredible adventure. This was our final section of the Rockwall trail; Hiking out from the spectacular Floe Lake back down to the trailhead along the Banff-Windermere Parkway in Kootenay National Park, Canada. If you camp at Floe Lake, you’ll wake up in backpackers heaven. The early morning reflections in the lake are stunning, and you get to enjoy them with…

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The Rockwall Trail – Tumbling Creek to Numa Creek

The Rockwall Trail – Tumbling Creek to Numa Creek

Ready for more of the fabulous Rockwall Trail!? This is the third section of our hike, from Tumbling Creek to Numa Creek. The trail ascends to tumbling pass with some of the best glacier views along the Rockwall. After that there is a hefty descent (with more gorgeous views) and a couple of creek crossings before you make it to Numa Creek Backcountry Campground. Just like the previous two sections; This hike is incredible. Click here for my full Rockwall…

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