Athabasca Falls

Our last stop before arriving in Jasper was at the Athabasca Falls. The 23-metre Athabasca Falls is not very high by Canadian Rockies standards, but the volume of the river is what makes it one of the most powerful in the Rockies. At the falls, the water passes over a layer of hard quartzite. Over the …

Sunwapta Falls

Shortly before arriving in Jasper we stopped at Sunwapta Falls. Sunwapta is an Assiniboine word meaning turbulent water. I have a fear of heights so I had a hard time getting onto the bridge to overlook the area. We didn't hike the entire trail but what we saw was really beautiful. Maralee

Lake Louise

We had every kind of weather on the day we were hiking at Lake Louise. Rain, snow, wind, sun, cold . . . just about everything except warm. We had to buy winter gloves and a hat because it was so cold. There was still some ice on the lake. But the weather wasn't going …