Category Archives: Places

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Grassi Lakes

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Upper and Low Grassi Lakes are located near Canmore. in the Nordic Center Provincial Park. The lakes are named after Lawrence Grassi. According to Wikipedia, he was a climbing guide and built many trails in the area, including the one to these lakes. Previous Next

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Sky Walk, Columbia Icefield

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The SkyWalk is a 1 km-long engineering marvel that offers magnificent views of the Sunwapta Valley from a glass-bottom bridge 280 meters high. The Skywalk is supported by weathered steel cantilevers. This steel is environmentally friendly and practically maintenance-free. The metal rusts over time. This initial rust seals the steel preventing it from further rusting.  […]

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Athabasca Hotel, Jasper

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Located near Jasper Railway Station this hotel offers old charm, convenience, and exceptional customer service.  This is a two-story building. Its drawback is the absence of elevators. If your room is on the second floor, you may get a nice mountain view but will have to drag your luggage upstairs. Once again, friendly staff is […]

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Waterfowl Lake

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Most people stop for a photo op at the designated viewpoint adjacent to the Icefield Pkwy. For more exciting views you can stop at the campground and walk along a nice and easy trail that would lead to the truly spectacular view of  Waterfowl lakes.  You can thank me later

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