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mbrager
09-11-2010, 07:24 PM
Lake Louise is a 2 hour drive out of Calgary, situated in Banff National Park. I was planning to hike to a spot called Plain of the Six Glaciers. The route starts at the lake and ends, after a mostly uphill climb, at a spot where six glaciers converge. There are many beautiful photo ops, and the light changes all the time. I was lucky to encounter good weather.
When I first arrived there was a thick mist on the lake.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4086/4979003064_404d76b27e_b.jpg
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/4978398143_6628876672_z.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/4978401481_b936b3091c_z.jpg
The mist eventually burned off.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/4979012398_0ef922b463_b.jpg

Mad Aussie
09-12-2010, 03:50 PM
Wow ... that kayak really puts that cliff into perspective! What a spectacular location. I've heard of this lake. Beautiful water colour too.

JAS_Photo
09-12-2010, 03:56 PM
I missed this set! Love the soft misty atmosphere in these. Aussie, I believe the colour in the lakes comes from the glacial silt. The last photo is very dramatic for sure!

Mad Aussie
09-12-2010, 04:01 PM
Aussie, I believe the colour in the lakes comes from the glacial silt.
Yep, thanks JAS. I was aware though ... born in NZ remember? ;)

Iguanasan
09-12-2010, 08:35 PM
Awesome set! Such a beautiful place. MA is right about the last one. That kayak really shows perspective.