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Hiking to the Plain of Six Glaciers

Plain of Six Glaciers Hike (7)

Lake Louise to the Plain of Six Glaciers

There are quite a few "classic" hikes in the Lake Louise area that we've never done in all the years that we've lived here. One of the big reasons for that is because the whole area is incredibly popular and always busy, especially in the peak summer months. We finally made the effort to do the hike from the Chateau Lake Louise up to the Plain of Six Glaciers on Canada Day this year.Although maybe not the most popular or well known of the hikes in the area, I'm … Continue Reading ››

Red Rock Canyon in Waterton

Red Rock Canyon

We were in Waterton National Park with Louise's brother Rob's family for a couple of days of touristy fun. We went for an easy hike along the Red Rock Canyon towards Blakiston falls, and then had some fun playing in the very shallow creek inside the canyon itself. The creek was just a trickle and actually disappeared under ground in many places. This allowed us to have lots of fun walking up the canyon to see some areas that would not normally be accessible. It was a hot day and we had lots of fun playing in the canyon.

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Hiking in Waterton Lakes National Park

Lower Bertha Falls Trail

We went for a short hike from the Waterton Townsite up to Lower Bertha falls. It was a steady incline up for the first half of the hike up to a scenic lookout that offered great views of Waterton Lake in both directions. After that it was a relatively easy grade up to the falls. Although black bears were reported in the area we didn't seem any and we had a great hike up to the falls. We stopped for a picnic lunch and some photo opps at the falls and then we made our way back to … Continue Reading ››