After a week of playing in the mountains near Winthrop, it was time for Betsy to hit the North Cascades Scenic Highway. We headed west over the highest elevation at Washington Pass (5,477′) all the way down to 26′ in Anacortes. Our ears were definitely popping on this drive!
Our final stop in the Canadian Rockies was ever-popular and very crowded Lake Louise. Located in Banff National Park, it’s one of the best known lakes in the Rocky Mountains. Even a little girl we met in Montana gushed with excitement when she overheard me mentioning it to her parents. If you’ve missed our previous Canadian Rockies tales, click on the posts below […]
Highway 93 is a major north/south highway that begins in Jasper, Canada and ends in Wickenburg, AZ, 1,720 miles away. The stretch from Mile 0 to Mile 144 is known as the Icefields Parkway, and it links Jasper to Lake Louise in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It winds along the Continental Divide, through Jasper National Park and Banff National Park, […]
This post details stop #4, at Jasper National Park. It’s loaded with pictures of stunning scenery and awe-inspiring natural wonders of the Rocky Mountains. Although the weather was not always picture perfect, I managed to capture a lot of the surrounding beauty. The cameras stayed warm on this stop! We didn’t waste any time upon our arrival in Jasper, immediately hitting the visitor center […]
The map below is the route and stops we made while in Alberta. If you missed our previous stops, click here for stop #1 and here for stop #2. For our third stop, we could have driven straight to Jasper National Park via Banff National Park. But we had Canadian friends in Edmonton that we were excited to visit. Leaving Cowtown (aka Calgary) […]