Daily Photo – Fall at the Lakes

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Fall at the Lakes Our last “great Canadian Rockies fall photo location” of the week is none other than world famous Vermilion Lakes. This image was made yesterday evening. This time of year one finds a lot of oranges and even reds on the…

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Daily Photo – First Light at Floe Lake

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. First Light at Floe Lake Today’s Canadian Rockies fall photo spot is stunning Floe Lake in Kootenay National Park, or the entire Rockwall trail for the matter, which offers some of the highest densities of golden larches one can find anywhere in the mountain…

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Daily Photo – Overlap of Seasons

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Overlap of Seasons Today’s great Canadian Rockies fall location is Hillsdale Meadows. Interestingly one does not see millions of images from Hillsdale floating around the web. A very underrated spot in my opinion, and overwhelmingly beautiful in late September. This image was taken after…

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Awaiting Autumn

Best viewed large – please clock on it. Awaiting Autumn Today’s great fall photo spot is the Moraine Lake area, from Larch Valley to Sentinel Pass to Wenkchemna Pass. As if Moraine Lake did not have enough going for it, it is also located near some of the park’s best larch forests. This is a…

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Daily Photo – Canopy of Gold

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Canopy of Gold This week I thought we could celebrate the arrival of fall in the Canadian Rockies. Autumn is many photographers’ favourite time of year for photographing the Rockies, and I can really see why. The larches and aspens turn gold, the bugs…

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Sunrise on Mount Forbes

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Sunrise on Mount Forbes Pyramidal Mount Forbes (left in this image) is the highest mountain located entirely within Banff National Park. This is a view of the north face from the Lyell Icefield. Below is a closer look at Forbes’ splendid north aspect. Banff…

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Jumping Shots

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. Jumping Shots Clichรฉ I know but somehow I never get tired of jumping shots. It’s not just about cool-looking images. They just convey how the mountains make us feel. Who hasn’t asked for a jumping shot upon reaching their first…

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Cornices of Lake Louise

This image is best viewed large – please click on it. Cornices of Lake Louise Due to a very snowy winter and cold early summer, the cornices have thrived this year in the alpine environment and made travel much slower in places. Here they are shown lingering well into September on the northeast ridge of…

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