Backpacking Mirror Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

As I lay in my sleeping bag watching the large pieces of hail pelt the rain cover of our tent and smash into the poles with metallic pings that resembled rapid gunfire, I wondered how much the thin material could take. It had been hours since the heavy rainfall had started. Along with the explosive…

Lake Agnes Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#40 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Lake Agnes Trail Location: Banff National Park Trailhead: Lake Louise Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Moderate Total Distance: 5-miles (Tea House & Back) Trailhead Elevation: 5,780′ Total Elevation Gain: 1,306′ Recommended Time: 3 – 4 hours Recommended Season: Early June to Late September Lake Louise Tea House Lake Agnes sits in a bowl in…