For the first 3.2 miles of the out-and-back trail, we zigzagged up the switchbacks taking in the soaring mountain vistas across the valley to the mountain pass. We heard a rumble at one point and looked over towards a glacier to witness a truck-sized piece of glacier crack off the main piece tumbling a thousand…
A peak into the Ice Age: Athabasca Glacier
This glacier is now 3.7 miles long, 2.3 square miles wide and 300-980 feet thick. It may sound pretty huge, but sadly it’s shrinking quite dramatically. It is currently receding at a rate of 6.6-9.8 feet per year. Here is an idea below of the shrinkage since 1982 (my birthyear;o) Danger: watch out for…
Beautiful Lake Louise
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Cyrus and I decided we love this lake even more than beautiful Lake Louise This is Buddha and his friends up on the rock. Cyrus thought they were picture worthy…and I found this photo funny enough to share in my blog.
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