15 Images to Get You Stoked for Summer in the Canadian Rockies

The air is warm, snow is melting, wildflowers are sprouting, and lakes have returned to their vibrant blues. Summer in the Rockies is prime time for photography, and as locals know it can be extremely short-lived. I personally don’t take on a whole lot on the work front between now and September as I try to carve out creative and exploratory time with the camera. Here’s to a lengthy, colourful, adventurous summer season that is full of possibilities!

I hope these images encourage you to find your next adventure in the Canadian Rockies, whatever that looks like for you. We can always go further, see what’s around the next corner, stay up a bit later, and discover something new.

What’s your favourite spot in the Canadian Rockies? Tell me in the comments!

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Climbing Mount Edith Cavell. Models: Lukas Prochazka and Laurel Carleton. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Climber under the Milky Way, Banff National Park. Model: Mike Stuart. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Rundle Afire, Vermilion Lakes. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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(L – R) Lake Louise, Mirror Lake, Lake Agnes. Aerial Photo. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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First light on The Helmet, Mt. Robson Provincial Park. Model: Jesse Milner.Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Peyto Lake under Aurora. Model: Megan Rudneski. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Brocken spectre on the summit of Mt. Chephren. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Exploring around Iceberg Lake, Banff National Park. Model: Meghan Ward. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Mt. Ogden, Yoho National Park. Model: Lukas Prochazka. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Alpine start on the Kain Face, Mt. Robson. Model: Jesse Milner. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Climber on Whitehorn Mountain. Model: Emma Freeman. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Quintessential Lake O’Hara. Model: Meghan Ward. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Canoe on Lake Louise, Banff National Park. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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A dip in the Hargreaves glacial melt. Model: Jesse Milner. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

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Snowbird Pass, Mt. Robson Provincial Park. Self-Portrait. Photo by Paul Zizka Photography.

All images in this gallery are available as stock or limited-edition prints. Please contact us with any inquiries.