Fortress Lake Trail

This weekend we headed to Jasper for some hiking and camping in awesome Mother Nature!!! We did the Fortress Lake hike up to the the Athabasca crossing, but due to rain (the whole time!), we decided not to camp over, but head back!! Of course halfway back the clouds cleared and out came the sun… Murphy…! After a 30km round trip (+- 7hours of non-stop hiking), we were beyond tired… Sore feet, tired legs, me crying… But it was great & I can’t wait for our next trip!! (Today is the first day that I was able to walk like a normal person!! …) 🙂 **

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… I made my first video!!!! Nothing to rally get excited about (although I am….! 😀 )… Gives you an idea of what we saw & the scale of it all… 😉

9 Comments Add yours

  1. Nino says:

    Wow! Beautiful nature & stunning pics!


    1. Dankie Nino!!! 🙂 Ek geniet jou blog erg baie!! 🙂 **


  2. Wow, what insanely gorgeous photos!! I really need to get out west again – there is so much beauty to see! I’m so glad you guys are having fun exploring some of this amazing country, and I hope that next time you get a rain-free weekend :).


    1. Thanks Cindy!! It was gorgeous!! We went out again this weekend…. what a fabulous weekend it was!!! Great weather & the BEST scenery!! 😀 ** Will share soon!!


  3. drawandshoot says:

    Magnificent gorgeous landscape. Love your series of photographs, Xandre.


    1. Thank you so much Karen!!! It really is beautiful here in summer…. the mosquitoes are awful though!!! Don’t know how these people hold out!! 😀 **


  4. marietha vd berg says:

    Oeeeei ek voel sommer hoe lekker dit was, ruik d bos!! Prentjie mooi!! MAAR me crying?? voel sooo jammer v jou,ek ken daai gevoel!! MAAR SNAAKS dit bly net lekker!!


    1. Verseker!! Dit bly fantasties lekker!! 😀 **


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