Canada Part 4: Revelstoke and Lussier Hot Springs

We planned to spend our last full day in Golden visiting Glacier National Park, but our plans took a bit of a turn once we stopped at an information exit and were told that almost all of Glacier was still impassible due to avalanche risks. I love a good adventure as much as the next girl but freezing to death in a snow drift is not how I want to go. We decided that we’d see what we could from the road and instead make our way to Revelstoke.

Revelstoke was a darling little ski town surrounded by beautiful mountains.

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We enjoyed wandering in and out of shops and picking up a few souvenirs.

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We left Revelstoke and headed back to Golden to grab an early dinner and check out some of the sights we hadn’t yet gotten to at our home base.

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Canada Part 3: Jasper National Park

We started our third full day bright and early and headed towards Jasper, the furthest north of the parks we planned to visit.

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Jasper, the largest of all the National Parks in Canada, famous for it’s glaciers was gorgeous. It was covered in snow which continued to fall heavily as we drove along the Icefields Parkway.

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Our first stop was Crowfoot Glacier, where we encountered a very knowledgable ¬†photographer with the largest camera lens I’ve ever seen who was scanning for bears! Gulp.

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Crowfoot Glacier certainly lived up to it’s name, beautiful blue ice in the shape of..you guessed it, a crows foot!

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We continued our trek along the ice fields parkway and stopped next at Bow Lake.

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