It was a beautiful day and two mountains stood out against the sky with clouds in behind them. I am not sure of their names, because of a lack of knowledge of the area. It was in the Mount Norquay area, but I thought Norquay was further to the north.
This might be Mount Norquay. It seemed to be the mountain that stood out and was the focus of the pullouts, but I don’t know the area well enough to be certain.
These palisades are just off to the side of the mountain above.
This is just above Numa Falls in Kootenay National Park in British Columbia. The mountain parks on the British Columbia side are not as well-developed as the ones on the Alberta side. I use the word developed in a relative way, as none of the parks have significant commercial development. We were not able to get any closer to the falls as the bridge is out and the gorge has no direct access.
Below, is a video of the falls from YouTube. I don’t see a bridge in the video, but the gorge is inaccessible.
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Wow! that IS amazing and close to your home? I always wanted a river and mountains in my backyard but… I live in the desert. Nice pics!
It is about 5 hours drive from where we live. We are closer to Jasper National Park and about the same distance to Mount Robson, BC. We travel a lot, so it seems like our backyard.
Majestic landscapes, Ivon. Take one’s breath away 🙂
That is what those moments are so supposed to do.
It was. I hope the bridge is ready next time we come through. There is a path on the other side of the river.
Thank you for the lovely sharing, warmest wishes, Tasha
You are welcome Tasha. Take care and enjoy.
That first shot of the stream (not the video) looks so glacial! Love it.
I am not sure how it is fed, but we were quite high in the mountains so close to the snow pack at least.
So beautiful, the water 😀
Ivon, you swept me from where I sit to home. Beautiful.
David, this is a part of BC and Alberta I have not spent much time in. Normally, I am around Jasper or the Crowsnest Pass. Coming through Banff and Kootenay National Parks is amazing. The area here around Fairmont has much to offer.
Yes Ivon. I’m from Kootneys and spent my youth in this area.
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It truly is.
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So beautiful and majestic landscapes to drive through. Thanks you for sharing, Ivon.
You are welcome. It was a wonderful drive.
Beautiful post with lovely photos. 🌞 Smiles, Robin 🗻🏔
Thank you Robin.
I enjoyed watching the video of Numa falls. That mountain view is incredible
It is. I hope the bridge will be repaired next time and we can get a view for pictures and videos of our own.
Happy New Year, Ivon. What majestic sites and breathtaking shots. Thanks so much for sharing them with us here. There calm my spirit and relax the mind! 🙂
Thank you Brendaline. Have a wonderful 2018.