Trip Start Jun 16, 2012
7Trip End Jun 23, 2012
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Our first stop was Crowfoot Glacier, where we sat our first glacier for the day, although one of the toes has completely melted away over the past century.
Our next step was Peyto Lake. We had intended on hiking up to Bow Summit, but partway up the trail completely disappeared under very deep snow. We tried to find it, but finally gave up. We did walk around the Peyto Lake area. The lake was a nice turquoise color. The silt from the glacier above the lake (our second glacier of the day) is slowly filling up the lake.
Our next step was Parker Ridge
After the Parker Ridge hike, any more hikes were out of the question for the day.
Our next stop was Sunwapta falls, which was nice. We then saw Athabasca Falls, which I thought were a highlight so far.
Finally, we made it into Jasper, where we hit the information centre, dinner, and then our hotel. I'll be hitting the trail soon for a run. (Yes, the park ranger said it was safe.)