Walking the World: Saddleback Pass, Lake Louise, Banff National Park

by gigigriffis

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To hike Saddleback Pass, exit the chateau on Lake Louise facing the lake. Walk left along the lake and you’ll come to a trailhead (before the boat dock, though you can also reach it by walking up the little trail behind the boat launching area) that leads up past a parking lot and into the mountains. This trail leads to Saddleback, which is a couple hours round-trip if you stop at the pass. You can keep going, but this is a grizzly area, so watch for signs (we turned back at the one suggesting that only groups of four or more should continue) and do carry bear spray.


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All photos taken with my Sony a6000.

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3 comments

walking dead October 10, 2016 - 3:06 am

your pictures are really pretty, you’d taken them with what kind of device? thank you

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gigigriffis October 11, 2016 - 9:27 am

Sony a6000

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