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Aug 12, 2011 - Day Trip to Rogers Pass

On Friday of our stay in Revelstoke we decided to make a day trip east to Rogers Pass and visit the hot springs. This was our first real look at the Canadian Rockies. The Rockies of Canada are more dramatic than the USA versions, with steeper slopes with snow covered peaks. Rogers Pass is known for its early days of railroad construction and several avalanches that killed workers and did a lot of damage. We traveled thru several avalanche ‘tunnels’ which assist travelers in staying safe. Rogers Pass was a real challenge for the railroad to...

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Jul 29, 2008 - Skunk Cabbage, Giant Cedars and Rogers Pass

Today we explored other points of interest in Mount Revelstoke National Park and then explored the Glacier National Park driving to the Rogers Pass Discovery Center. Our first stop was the Skunk Cabbage Boardwalk – strange name isn’t it – where we walked through the wetlands. Wetlands are a complex mosaic of rich plants and animal communities adapted to the ebb and flow of flood waters. These wetlands are rare in the narrow valleys of the Columbia Mountains accounting for only 1% of the land base of Mount Ravelstoke NP. Why Skunk Cabbage?...

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Sep 1, 2006 - Banff NP, Lake Louise, Lake Moraine

This was a day of splendor as the trip headed over to Lake Louise and Banff which are both in Alberta, Canada. This has to be one of the most beautiful area's in the world with the beautiful jagged mountain tops that are covered with snow. Much is often said about these areas, and the descriptions are not over-rated. It seems like with every turn in the road you just say WOW is that beautiful, or how majestic! It takes so long to drive because you are continually pulling over and looking and taking to many pictures of what you see around...

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