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Waterton Lake

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FC: Waterton Lakes Park, Alberta 2004

1: THE JOURNEY BEGINS... | Waterton was Canada's fourth national park, formed in 1895 and named after Waterton Lake, in turn after the Victorian naturalist and conservationist Charles Waterton.

3: Pictures of our honeymoon less the "honeymoon" pictures!

4: The Prince of Wales Hotel is overlooking Upper Waterton Lake, near the Canada-United States border. Constructed between 1926 and 1927, the hotel was built by the American Great Northern Railway to lure American tourists north of the border during the prohibition era. The hotel was named after the Prince of Wales in a transparent attempt to entice him to stay in the hotel on his 1927 Canadian tour, but the Prince stayed at a nearby ranch instead.

5: The Prince Of Wales Hotel

9: The 49th Parallel

10: IS CALLING | ADVENTURE | It rained a lot on this trip, but we managed to get out and see the sights nonetheless. | Hike to Crypt Lake from Cameron Lake approximate time 8 hrs.

12: Carthew Ridge. 2,310 m

13: This is the path!?! | Upper Cameron Falls | Mount Carthew (left) and Mount Alderson (right)

14: Ledge 19.5 inches wide

15: Sheer Cliff 2000 ft down! | Tunnel 100 ft long

16: WORLD | WONDERFUL | Crypt Lake 2397 ft Elevation


19: Bears Hump 656 ft Elevation

21: The red rock, called argillite, is mudstone compressed in the presence of oxygen. Lighter coloured layers were laid down thousands of years earlier by storms or eruptions creating layers between events of mudstone. | Red Rock Canyon

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