Alberta scenes


This is Mount Rundle  in Canada’s Banff National Park overlooking  Vermillion Lake and  the town of Banff , Alberta. The Cree name was Waskahigan Watchi or house mountain.  In 1858 John Palliser westernised the name of the mountain after Reverend Robert Rundle, a Methodist invited by the Hudson’s Bay Company to do missionary work in western Canada in the 1840s.

“Allen Bill Day Use” formally Allen Bill Pond , just off of highway 66 in the Kananaskis park Alberta .The area was devastated in the 2013 floods that destroyed the ponds and now the Elbow river flows directly through this area
Elbow River at Allen Bill day use area
Alex and Arthur at Elbow Falls
The Elbow Falls on the Elbow River, west of Bragg Creek within the Kananaskis park They are located along Highway 66, 20 km (12 mi) west of  Bragg Creek.

Lake Louise in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies, known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks of the Rockies.
Cascade Mountain named in 1858 by James Hector overlooking Lake Minnewanka a glacial lake five kilometres from the town of Banff. The lake is 21 kilometres long and 142 metres deep.