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Calgary To Jasper
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Riding along the Icefields Parkway


It was nice to see Mike and Val and we pretty much disrupted their life style for our two day visit.  Mike cooked us breakfast and we were on the road just past 10.   Back past Canmore, past Banff and then a stop at Lake Louise.  The weather wasn't great so we stopped in at the lodge and had lunch.  After lunch, clouds retreated a little, we went out to take some pictures:
 
Lake LouiseKaren At Lake Louise

Back on the road, this time a new road - the Icefields Parkway.  The clouds were crowding out the mountain tops, but the views were still terrific. 
 
Pass By Jasper

Athabasca Glacier
Another stop on my childhood memories.  When I was a kid we took the buggy ride on top and I remember the creeks on top.  We were coming up on sunset at the prospect of paying $30 to walk around on a glacier for less than half an hour.  We walked on the bottom and looked at all the tracks leading out of bounds.

Do Not Get DeadHiking Out Of BoundsUs On Glacier

As we headed north, the clouds broke up giving us views of the mountain tops.

Snowy Mountains Behind RoadMountains Behind RiverLayers Of Coloured Trees

Athabasca Falls

Athabasca falls is another place I remember visiting as a kid.  The sun was starting to fall behind the mountains when we arrived so there was limited direct sun light.

Athabasca Falls CloserAthabasca FallsJer And Karen Walking Up

Just outside of Jasper (as just before sunset) we found a small herd of Elk grazing at the side of the road. 

Elks MunchingBull Chewing

Day 6: Jasper to Lillooet


Us On Glacier
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Mountains Behind River
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Do Not Get Dead
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Lake Louise
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Elks Munching
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Snowy Mountains Behind Road
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Karen At Lake Louise
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Hiking Out Of Bounds
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Athabasca Falls Closer
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Jer And Karen Walking Up
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Pass By Jasper
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Layers Of Coloured Trees
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Athabasca Falls
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Bull Chewing
Species: Cervus elaphus (Elk, Wapiti)
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People: Karen(3), Jeremy(2), John(1)
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