Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Visit to Polson, then on to Missoula

Missoula, MT After a month of traveling and hiking, we decided that it was time for a couple of days of down time.  So we pulled out of St. Mary on the east side of Glacier NP and headed around … Continue reading

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Iceberg Lake Hike

St. Mary, MT We stayed an extra day on the east side of Glacier NP to take advantage of beautiful weather and hike to Iceberg Lake.  The trailhead is behind the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn in the Many Glacier area of the park, about … Continue reading

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Back to St. Mary and Glacier NP

St. Mary, MT We left Banff bright and early on a clear day and headed east to Calgary.  As we approached the city we turned southeast and worked our way to Rte. 2 where we turned to the south.  We crossed … Continue reading

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One More Post from Banff

Banff, Alberta As we reviewed our stay in the Canadian Rockies, we discovered we had left out a few pictures we liked.  So one more post from this area seemed necessary.  One afternoon we drove about forty miles north of … Continue reading

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Johnston Canyon and the Ink Pots

Banff, Alberta After many days of hiking, the nimble hiker finally agreed to a day off.  So we decided to just check out some things near the town of Banff.  One of the distinct features of the town is Tunnel … Continue reading

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Plain of the Six Glaciers Hike

Banff, Alberta One of the most highly recommended hikes in this area is in the Lake Louise area, about 30 miles north of Banff.   The hike is to the Plain of the Six Glaciers, a flat area surrounded by … Continue reading

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Mountains, Glaciers, and Lakes – Driving the Icefields Parkway

Banff, Alberta The road from Jasper to Banff is designated AB-93 and is called the Icefields Parkway.  It is 140 miles of some of the prettiest scenery we’ve seen.  The two lane road meanders along a valley between two mountain … Continue reading

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