Headed for the Canadian Rockies

Due to unseasonably bad weather (snow and rain) offering limited visibility, the group bonded slowly.  There were only brief glimpses of the mountains on day one and two; so instead of sharing the excitement of beauty and awe, we were trying to enjoy the mud, slush and the fact that we were hiking.

Thankfully on the third afternoon, the skies cleared and we celebrated with laughter, photography and silly antics.

BRblog4     BRblog7

This was my second Backroads trip and overall it was exceptional.  The guides were incredible, the guests were all interesting and the hotels, food and wine were divine. I would highly recommend it : Hiking in Banff, Kootenay & Yoho National Parks. My only disappointment was in not seeing any animals other than small rodents and a few birds.  The goal of the staff was that we not encounter any bears and they accomplished that…although they did have a guest speaker who was a Grizzley expert!

2015-09-11 09.05.38 - Copy    BRblog3 - Copy

With my daughter, Molly on the shores of Lake Louise and up above Emerald Lake.

About Agingadventurer

I have now visited over 100 Countries and hope to add at least 5 every year.
This entry was posted in travel and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s