Spray Lake - note ice fishing huts on the lake.
Look for the ice fishers.
On the trail.
The view from the first meadow was fantastic. Chester Lake straight ahead.
A panorama of the upper meadow leading to Chester Lake.
Great drift formations.
Chester Lake -- really! It is below that clean patch of snow!
Above Chester Lake is a great trail that leads to a formation called the Elephant Rocks. This is the view along the way.
On one section of the Elephant Rocks, heading down to the lower section behind the trees over Ginny's head.
At the Elephant Rocks.
Behind and above the Elephant Rocks.
Great formations at the Elephant Rocks.
Fresh snow on the mountains leaving Canmore.
On the trail to Rummel Lake.
About half way there. Tent Ridge is visible behind us.
A spectacular day and great fresh snow.
About half way up, you get great views of the Spray Lakes in the distance.
The Spray Lakes in the distance.
A panorama showing Tent Ridge (left) and the Spray Lakes (right).
A panorama of Rummel Lake.
At Rummel Lake.
On our way back down with great views in front of us.
Heading back down.
Approaching Lake Louise. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is bottom right. Our hike is to take us to the valley in the mountains above where the Lake Agnes tea house is just visible to the right of the Big Bee Hive.
Lake Louise from the outflow creek.
At Lake Louise.
Every year, an ice castle is built on the ice right in front of the Chateau. You can walk or skate into it.
Mirror Lake at the foot of the Big Bee Hive. Lake Agnes is just to the right of the Bee Hive, about another 20 minute hike from this spot.
On the way to Lake Agnes.
On the way to Lake Agnes with the Big Bee Hive in the distance.
Ice sculptures left over from an international competition along Lake Louise.
More ice sculptures left over from an international competition along Lake Louise. The Plain of Six Glaciers visible in the distance.