If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. 2.5km from Borgeau Lake to Harvey Pass. Great spot for a picnic and a photo-op. Take the left lane once you spot it so that you can safely exit via the sharp turn that will get you across the opposite two lanes coming from. From here the trail heads up through the obvious gap to the west and passes another lake. In fact this is the way to Harvey Lake and Pass which are within easy reach. Sulphur Mountain. Who: Ed, Jace, Joey, Dave, Lorna, Geoff, Lynn, Peter, Lisa, Oggie, Chris, Finn, Winnie, Michael, Django . Bourgeau Lake is a dark aqua-green in the centre of this photo. As you explore the lake’s rocky shore, you’ll hear the colonies of noisy pikas, even if you don’t see them. From the lake, a 2.2 km more difficult trail continues upward to Harvey Pass where exceptional views extend to snowcapped peaks along the Continental Divide. Trail Distance ­– 7.5km from parking lot to Bourgeau Lake. Time and weather permitting, ki suggest you do not leave it to that. Although the trail is well managed it can get icy and it’s better to slip everywhere on the trail – ours were very handy! Trail Distance – 19km with loop . Go past the trailhead signage about a 100 yds where the dirt road begins to steepen and veers to the right. Once you reach the end of the trail and the most impressive frozen fall you’ll probably find some ice climbers. Bourgeau Lake is set within a massive amphitheater of limestone and the summit of Mount Bourgeau looms high overhead. soon the lake comes into view. Bourgeau Lake and Harvey Pass. Please choose a different date. Please login and have credits (add 1 to get 3) or be a subscriber in order to download GPS. The lengthy but moderate switchbacks taking you through the dark woods seem to last forever. Gorge on the views but keep an eye on your watch. Brett. Er führt entlang eines Sees, entlang eines Flusses und es gibt einen Wasserfall und schöne Wildblumen. The start and end of the Bourgeau Lake trail is very easy Snowshoeing to Bourgeau Lake on a grey November day And this is why snowshoeing all the way to Bourgeau Lake when there is a heavy snow load is NOT a good idea – rather a large avalanche zone! Summer through fall is typically the best time but check with Banff National Park for current conditions. Difficulty: Moderate. The stones are very loose, the path is easy to identify but narrow. Cascade Amphitheatre Distance: 15.4 km return Almost from the start it inclines upward - not too bad but. Bourgeau Lake and Harvey Pass. Estimated Time: 6 hours. From there, the trail continues up for another 1.5 miles to Harvey Pass, presenting a stunning view of the pyramid shaped Mt. This is a particurarly bad spot. After strenuous switchbacks, the trail climbs into the cirque containing Bourgeau Lake. You may choose to take a lunch break near or on the massive squarish rock that stands at the front and enjoy the lake colour, the mountain reflections and the steep rocky slopes on your left. We passed cornices of snow, stubbornly clinging to the edge of the cliff, even in the heat of early August. Parking is limited at the Bourgeau Lake parking area. Hike Description If you have been to Banff you have probably done this hike. Es gibt verschiedene Aktivitätsmöglichkeiten. Plan on a full day and take plenty of water and snacks. 3. 12 November 2020 at 17:00-18:00: Partly cloudy, Temperature -15, 0 mm, Light breeze, 2 m/s from southwest The path runs on through the forest on the right-hand side of Bourgeau Lake.
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