Over The Hills – An Aerial Tour of Banff National Park

This past summer I had the pleasure to shoot aerials a few times over Banff National Park. Here is a different perspective on an area I feel blessed to call home.

The three turquoise jewels: Lake Louise, Mirror Lake and Lake Agnes.
The three turquoise jewels: Lake Louise, Mirror Lake and Lake Agnes.
Lake Minnewanka.
Lake Minnewanka.
Banff townsite and Bow River Valley.
Banff townsite and Bow River Valley.
Banff Springs Hotel.
Banff Springs Hotel.
Banff Centre and the Bow River.
Banff Centre and the Bow River.
Wildlife overpass.
Wildlife overpass.
Castle Mountain. Can you spot the hut?
Castle Mountain. Can you spot the hut?
Eisenhower Tower, Castle Mountain.
Eisenhower Tower, Castle Mountain.
Sunshine Meadows and Mt Assiniboine.
Sunshine Meadows and Mt Assiniboine.
Mount Edith.
Mount Edith.
Mount Louis, Diamond Face.
Mount Louis, Diamond Face.
Mount Louis.
Mount Louis.
Banff townsite and Cascade Mountain.
Banff townsite and Cascade Mountain.
Bow River meanders.
Bow River meanders.
Skoki Lakes.
Skoki Lakes.
Abbot Pass and Hut below Mount Victoria.
Abbot Pass and Hut below Mount Victoria.
Abbot Pass and Hut (looking west towards Hungabee Mountain).
Abbot Pass and Hut (looking west towards Hungabee Mountain).
Abbot Pass and Hut (looking east towards Lake Louise).
Abbot Pass and Hut (looking east towards Lake Louise).
Lake Agnes and teahouse.
Lake Agnes and teahouse.
North side of Mount Temple.
North side of Mount Temple.
Bow Lake and Num-Ti-Jah Lodge.
Bow Lake and Num-Ti-Jah Lodge.
Hanging out above the Athabasca Glacier (Jasper National Park).
Hanging out above the Athabasca Glacier (Jasper National Park).
A "behind'the-scenes" from the Athabasca Glacier area.
A “behind’the-scenes” from the Athabasca Glacier area.
Athabasca Glacier crevasses (Jasper National Park).
Athabasca Glacier crevasses (Jasper National Park).
Athabasca Glacier crevasses (Jasper National Park).
Athabasca Glacier crevasses (Jasper National Park).
Athabasca Glacier (Jasper National Park).
Athabasca Glacier (Jasper National Park).
SnoCoach operations on the Athabasca Glacier (Jasper NP).
SnoCoach operations on the Athabasca Glacier (Jasper NP).
The Big Bend. Amazing how close so many visitors park to Panther Falls every day without knowing they even exist.
The Big Bend. Amazing how close so many visitors park to Panther Falls every day without knowing they even exist.
Peyto Lake Viewing Platform. The turquoise beads of the Mistaya River are seen in the distance.
Peyto Lake Viewing Platform. The turquoise beads of the Mistaya River are seen in the distance.
Moraine Lake Lodge and several of the Ten Peaks.
Moraine Lake Lodge and several of the Ten Peaks.
Moraine Lake and a few of the Ten Peaks.
Moraine Lake and a few of the Ten Peaks.
Consolation Lakes, Fay Glacier and Moraine Lake. Mt Assiniboine is visible in the background.
Consolation Lakes, Fay Glacier and Moraine Lake. Mt Assiniboine is visible in the background.
Bourgeau Lake.
Bourgeau Lake.
Sanson Peak, Sulphur Mountain.
Sanson Peak, Sulphur Mountain.
Lake Louise, the Chateau and Mount Victoria.
Lake Louise, the Chateau and Mount Victoria.
SnoCoach operations on the Athabasca Glacier (Jasper NP).
SnoCoach operations on the Athabasca Glacier (Jasper NP).
Island Lake, near Lake Louise.
Island Lake, near Lake Louise.
Three important "ways" through the mountains arrive in Banff: the railway, the Transcanada Highway and the Bow River.
Three important “ways” through the mountains arrive in Banff: the railway, the Transcanada Highway and the Bow River.
Sulphur Mountain upper terminal and Banff townsite.
Sulphur Mountain upper terminal and Banff townsite.

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