Day 3 of our Trip to Kananaskis

The next day of our trip was reserved to go up to the Sunshine Meadows, which are actually not in Kananaskis but near Banff.Since we missed it on our visit in Banff it was always on our list and for sure we wanted to experience one of Canada’s best alpine Hikes.

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A shuttle bus brought us up the mountains to the trail  center. From  there the hiking trail started.I was always amazed by the thought of hiking on a meadow up in the mountains.The scenerie,  snowcapped mountain as a backdrop of large meadows is just sensational and inspiring

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.

We passed the continental divide and reached the Rick Isle Lake. It doesn’t get more scenic than th

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is.

We just felt like in another world. Everything is so peaceful and you forget the rest of the

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world.

We walked through meadows,  forest and along another lake to a stunning viewpoint. I couldn’t believe that we are at this elev

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ation now.

We decided to extend our hiking time and did another  trail around a lake and through alpine scenerie. I could have

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spent days here.

Now it was time to return to the trail center. We have been up here for almost for 6 hours and needed to catch the last shuttle down. It was one of the bay hikes which I did so far and certainly one of the many

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highlights of our trip.

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