This is the 3rd of 3 articles about our recent trip to Lake O'Hara in Yoho National Park.
Early Morning at Lake O'Hara
One of my goals (or optimistic dreams anyway) for this trip was to create some spectacular landscape images of Lake O'Hara at sunrise or sunset with alpenglow lighting up the peaks around the lake. Unfortunately … Continue Reading ››
This is the 2nd of 3 articles about our recent trip to Lake O'Hara in Yoho National Park.
Breakfast at Lake O'Hara Campground
Eating breakfast while camping (or any other time) is one of my favorite meals. When car camping we usually do the full meal deal; bacon, sausage, pancakes, and more! But when "backpacking" it's a little harder to take all the … Continue Reading ››
This is the 1st of 3 articles about our recent trip to Lake O'Hara in Yoho National Park.
About Lake O'Hara
Although we have lived in Calgary for almost 8 years, we had not yet been able to take in a trip to Lake O'Hara, which is widely regarded as one of the crown jewels of the … Continue Reading ››
Jaques Lake Trail
Here are a few more images from our trip to Jasper. These are from the second day of the trip. We did a very nice hike along the Jaques Lake Trail up to Summit Lake. This was a much longer hike than we did on the first day but it was a very gradual climb with no major hills scale. It was a hot and sunny day and a very nice trip. We saw plenty of bear scat along the trail and some footprints in the mud that could only have been a very large cougar. No live animals … Continue Reading ››
Camping in Jasper with the Millers
We took a family camping trip to Jasper National Park with the Miller family. Jasper is one of my favorite places in the world to camp. It's almost always warm there in the summer and the views are amazing. We did lots of hiking, eating, playing in the freezing cold waters of the Athabasca River, and relaxing at camp. It was a great trip and I can't wait to go back.
Here are a few images from the first day of the trip. We visited the Athabasca Falls and did a relatively easy hike (stroll?) in to … Continue Reading ››