Banff to Jasper

It took about five hours to make the drive — about 180 miles — between those two towns on the Icefields Highway. It could have taken a lot longer. Practically every bend in the road revealed an incredibly beautiful site — glaciers, jagged mountain tops, turquoise lakes, and then there was the wildlife: long-horned goats, Rocky Mountain sheep, mama bear with her cubs, elk, bald eagles. Peyto Lake, shown in one of the photos, is actually bluer than it looks.

10 thoughts on “Banff to Jasper

Add yours

  1. Absolutely FABULOUS photos, and loving your comments. Travel safe. Watch out for all them critter out thar!

    Like

  2. who’s he calling old man? you sound like a kid on christmas morning! I can imagine these sights moved you deeply in and inexpressible way, only to surface in passages from your kindred wilderness writers. Inspiring bud!

    Like

    1. Hey, Jim: Yes, the early-morning hikes are the best. No one else on the trails and everything is awakening and fresh. Just beautiful country.

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: