Canada, July 1999

Vancouver area

Bay at Ucluelet, on Vancouver Island, showing the temperate rainforest typical of the Pacific Rim National Park



Map of the Canadian Rockies showing the main National & Provincial Parks (203 kb file)

Near Banff

Takkakaw Falls, near Field

Emerald Lake

Near Lake Louise

Moraine Lake, in the Valley of the Ten Peaks

Lake Louise at dusk

Between Jasper and Lake Louise

Mount Athabasca and the Athabasca glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield

Nigel Peak and Lake Wilcox; we climbed an unnamed neighbour of Nigel Peak (approx 3000m) via the long rocky ridge at the left

Near Jasper

Athabasca Falls, in deep gorge

Sunwapta Falls

Mount Edith Cavell and the glacial lake at its foot; the second photo shows the blue striated nature of glacial ice

Berg Lake Trail (Mt Robson Provincial Park)

This 23-mile walk 60 miles west from Jasper takes in two lakes, three magnificent waterfalls, and views of Mt Robson, at 3954m, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies

Kinney Lake

White Falls

Falls of the Pool

Emperor Falls with Mt Robson in background

Braided river valley just below Berg Lake

Mt Robson (right) and its glacier, just below Berg Lake

Berg Lake, Rearguard Mountain and hanging glacier


Rocky mountain animals

Elk by Bow Valley Parkway (near Banff); mountain goat and kid at roadside salt lick; beaver at Mount Edith Cavell


21 January 2002


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