Day Hike - Lake Louise—Moraine Lake, Banff National Park

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Day Hike - Lake Louise—Moraine Lake, Banff National Park

Photo-oriented hikes during fall colors with golden larches on two scenic mountain trails Eiffel Lake/Ten Peaks and Saddleback in Banff's Moraine Lake - Lake Louise areas.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi

9/18  6;30-7am at Lk Louise parking for Saddleback hike

9/19  5:30-6am at Moraine Lk parking for Eiffel Lake/Ten Peaks-Wenkchemna hike

 

 

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Photo-oriented hikes during fall colors with golden larches on two scenic mountain trails Eiffel Lake/Ten Peaks and Saddleback in Banff's Moraine Lake - Lake Louise areas.

Reserve own accommodations in Lake Louise area - Lake Louise hostel or campground recommended

Make it an extended larch photo fest!  Consider combining with photo hikes on 9/20-21 Peter Lougheed / Kananaskis trip, and 9/23-27 Mt. Assiniboine photo hut-based trip

Hike info/photo links:

https://autumnsky.zenfolio.com/banff-louise/eiffel-wenkchemna

http://www.albertawow.com/hikes/wenkchemna_pass/wenkchemna_pass.htm

https://hikebiketravel.com/an-outstanding-hike-to-the-summit-of-fairview-mountain/

https://lightscapesphotography.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/the-canadian-rockies-day-3-moraine-lake-saddleback-pass-takakkaw-falls/

http://www.rockiesfamilyadventures.com/2018/09/our-favourite-autumn-hikes-for-golden.html

 

 

Route/Place

Lake Louise—Moraine Lake, Banff National Park


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  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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