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Carthew Alderson Trail – Waterton Lakes

Carthew Alderson Trail – Waterton Lakes

Oh my goodness are you ready for a dazzlingly beautiful hike? The Carthew Alderson trail is one of the most scenic (and varied) hikes in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada. It’s a one-way walk, so most people take a shuttle to Cameron Lake and the trailhead, then hike back to Wateron Park townsite. This trail is quite long, and has a few strenuous moments near the start, but the rewards are well worth the effort; You’ll hike past…

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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 – Numa Creek to Floe Lake

The Rockwall Trail – Numa Creek to Floe Lake

I am so excited to share the next spectacular section of the Rockwall trail, from Numa Creek to Floe Lake. This hike involved a couple of giant waterfalls, more flower-filled meadows and then switchbacks up into the alpine, to the highest point along the Rockwall trail, Numa Pass. The epic mountain views have to be some of the best in the whole of Kootenay National Park (Canada.) The trail then descends down to the fabulous Floe Lake where we camped…

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