I couldn’t have been happier celebrating Canada’s148th birthday (July 1st) on one of the country’s most spectacular hikes. The Iceline Trail in BC’s Yoho National Park is all about over the top grandeur—huge waterfalls, giant glaciers, and epic views of the Rocky Mountains. It’s one of my top three all time favourite hikes.
On a previous trip to the Iceline, we hiked the 21 km trail over two days, camping at Little Yoho Valley. Although doable as a long day hike, this was a great way to really appreciate the splendour of the region.This time, we hiked a shorter version of the trail via Celeste Lake. At about 17.5 km with 700 m elevation gain, it took us 7 hours, which included plenty of time for rest stops and photo taking. Continue reading