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Gems in BC Rockies - 9

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gem Favorite Valley of the Ten Peaks: Time stands still during this beautiful early morning at Moraine Lake in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta.

Moraine Lake

(8) Lake Lo…, AB
gem Favorite Hanging Rock near 1st Bridge, Jasper NP

Maligne Canyon

(3) Jasper…, AB
gem Favorite Helmcken Falls

Helmcken Falls

(2) Kamloops, BC
gem Favorite Snake Indian Falls along the North Boundary Trail.

Snake Indian Falls

(1) Hinton, AB
gem Favorite Spahats Falls

Spahats Falls

(3) Chase, BC
gem Favorite Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.

Lake Louise

(6) Lake Lo…, AB
gem Favorite Takakkaw Falls is stunning from closer up.

Takkakaw Falls

(3) Golden, BC
gem Favorite The Burgess Shale, site of one of the most important fossil discoveries in the world. Unguided groups cannot venture higher in the fossil quarries. Stay on the trail.

Burgess Shale (entrance prohibited)

(1) Golden, BC
gem Favorite Watching the sun set over the Okanagan Valley from the Grand View.

The Grand View

(1) Kelowna, BC

Recommended Routes in BC Rockies - 24

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Favorite Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.
Intermediate/Difficult

Plain of Six Glaciers to Mirror Pond Loop

9.2 mi 14.8 km 2,569' Up 783.13 m Up 2,568' Down 782.8 m Down

Lake Lo…, AB
Favorite Looking across the Chinook Pass highway towards Sourdough Ridge
Difficult

Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)

2,690.8 mi 4,330.4 km 429,551' Up 130927 m Up 428,573' Down 130629 m Down

Campo, CA
Favorite You'll pack on quite a bit of vertical in a very short time on this hike!
Difficult

Cory & Edith Passes

8.1 mi 13.0 km 3,312' Up 1009.57 m Up 3,314' Down 1010.24 m Down

Banff, AB
Favorite Waterfall next to Lake Agnes tea house
Intermediate/Difficult

Lake Agnes and Big Beehive

6.1 mi 9.9 km 1,892' Up 576.82 m Up 1,891' Down 576.45 m Down

Lake Lo…, AB
Favorite Mt. Custer (center) stands amid a sea of peaks as seen from high on the Carthew - Anderson Traverse.
Difficult

Great Divide Trail (GDT)

674.3 mi 1,085.2 km 98,344' Up 29975.4 m Up 99,486' Down 30323.3 m Down

Swiftcu…, MT
Favorite Fall colours on the trail up to Floe Lake.
Difficult

Rockwall

34.2 mi 55.1 km 8,254' Up 2515.76 m Up 7,935' Down 2418.59 m Down

Banff, AB
Favorite Incredible views abound at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park!
Very Difficult

Northover Ridge Figure Eight

29.2 mi 47.0 km 5,129' Up 1563.39 m Up 5,117' Down 1559.66 m Down

Canmore, AB
Favorite Angel Glacier below Mt. Edith Cavell's west shoulder, with Cavell Pond below. Franchere Peak is on the right in the background.
Intermediate

Mount Edith Cavell Tour

5.1 mi 8.2 km 1,730' Up 527.4 m Up 1,729' Down 527.02 m Down

Jasper…, AB
Favorite The Three Sisters Peaks from the summit of Wind Ridge.
Difficult

Wind Ridge Out and Back

8.5 mi 13.7 km 2,484' Up 757.14 m Up 2,484' Down 757.11 m Down

Canmore, AB

BC Rockies Running

  • 2,348 Miles 3,779 Kilometers of Trail
  • 21 Recommended Routes
  • 9 Gems Gems
  • 41 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 133 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 90 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in BC Rockies - 243

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13.8 mi 22.2 km #1Berg Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Valemount, BC
Intermediate/Difficult
Valemount, BC
5.8 mi 9.3 km #2Snowbird Pass Route
Difficult
Valemount, BC
Difficult
Valemount, BC
7.3 mi 11.7 km #3Iceline Trail
Intermediate
Golden, BC
Intermediate
Golden, BC
2.6 mi 4.1 km #4Sulphur Skyline #30
Difficult
Hinton, AB
Difficult
Hinton, AB
2.8 mi 4.5 km #5Cory Pass
Difficult
Banff, AB
Difficult
Banff, AB
6.0 mi 9.6 km #6Mount Outram Trail
Difficult
Hope, BC
Difficult
Hope, BC
93.7 mi 150.8 km #7Great Divide Trail - Section A (Canada/USA Border to Coleman)
Difficult
Pincher Creek, AB
Difficult
Pincher Creek, AB
0.8 mi 1.2 km #8Fairview Mountain Trail
Difficult
Lake Louise, AB
Difficult
Lake Louise, AB
28.7 mi 46.3 km #9Skyline Trail
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
2.7 mi 4.4 km #10Mumm Basin Route
Intermediate
Valemount, BC
Intermediate
Valemount, BC

Photos of BC Rockies - 512

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Baker Lake, Fossil Mountain (left) and Brachiopod Mountain (right) in the Skoki highlands.
Feb 5, 2021 near Lake Lo…, AB
Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.
Feb 6, 2017 near Lake Lo…, AB
Hanging Rock near 1st Bridge, Jasper NP
Aug 25, 2017 near Jasper…, AB
Rainbow over the valley of Berg Lake Trail. Berg Lake (front left), shoulder of Rearguard Mountain (left), and Tatei Ridge in the distance (center). Looking east from the Hargreaves Lake and Glacier Viewpoint.
Oct 7, 2017 near Valemount, BC
The view south from the Iceline Trail, just before turning downhill to descend back into the valley and Takkakkaw Falls.
Feb 5, 2021 near Golden, BC
A pika near the Presidents
Aug 5, 2017 near Golden, BC
panoramic view of Glacier Lake in the morning from the backcountry campsite
Mar 11, 2020 near Lake Lo…, AB
Castleguard Mountain in the distance (center) rises above Saskatchewan Glacier. Melt water from the glacier is the beginning of the North Saskatchewan River.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB