Welcome to Backpackers Review! On this site you will find backpacking and camping trip reports that provide detailed information on routes, scenery, and general tips. You also can find gear lists and short product reviews for all of the gear that I used while on these trips.
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Banff National Park Hiking Highlights (Peyto Lake, Moraine Lake, Bow Lake, Lake Louise)
Fairview Mountain and Lake Louise.
View of the stream as it exits the canyon. The colors here are great.
Taking in one of many beautiful views at Moraine Lake in Banff National Park (from atop of the rock pile near the lake outlet stream)
View of Bow Lake and the Crowfoot Mountain backdrop as seen from a turn on the Icefields Parkway.
View of Peyto Lake from a viewpoint along the Bow Summit Lookout Trail.
Banff National Park is home to many beautiful turquoise lakes and intimidating mountains. In this report we describe hikes starting at several of the signature lakes within Banff. The scenery in this park is hard to beat and the backdrops are truly one of a kind.
Yoho National Park – Iceline Trail and Takakkaw Falls (13 mile loop)
Glacial lake along the Iceline Trail. This lake sits in front of the Secretary-Treasurer sub peak.
Descending from the Iceline Summit and hiking towards two more lakes along the trail.
View of Laughing Falls near the Yoho River.
On the other side of the ridge, you find another lake made of Emerald Glacier melt.
View of Takakkaw Falls from the Yoho River Trail.
The Iceline Trail is one of the signature hikes within Yoho National Park in British Columbia. Along the trail you are treated to views of waterfalls, glaciers, and expansive alpine views.
Teton Crest Trail – Grand Teton National Park (48 mile loop)
The Teton Crest Trail then works its way through the South Fork Cascade Canyon. There are some truly amazing views in this section of the hike. Grand Teton and Middle Teton as viewed from the Teton Crest Trail
Looking back at Marion Lake during the climb.
View looking forward on the trail from the base of Sunset Lake.
John Moulton barn near Grand Teton National Park
Mount Meek with wildflowers in the foreground.
View along the Teton Crest Trail looking up at Fox Creek Pass and the start of the Death Canyon Shelf
The Teton Crest Trail is one of the most beautiful backpacking loops within the continental United States! Grand Teton National Park is full of amazing scenery and has an abundance of wildlife.
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