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The Icefields Parkway

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 15 February 2014 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The Icefields Parkway extends 230 km (140 mi), connecting Lake Louise to Jasper, Alberta. The Parkway originates at Lake Louise, and extends north up the Bow Valley, past Hector Lake, Bow Lake, and Peyto Lake. The Parkway then crosses a summit, and follows the Mistaya River to Saskatchewan Crossing, where it converges with the Howse and North Saskatchewan River.

The North Saskatchewan River flows east from Saskatchewan Crossing, out of Banff, into what is known as David Thompson country, and onto Edmonton.

PENTAX K-5 1/200 second F/11.0 ISO 200 127 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ramu Sangabathula from Jersey City, United States

mountains are filled with lot of snow, beautiful view.

15 Feb 2014 5:10am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A grand sense of scale - helps us understand how unimportant we are.

15 Feb 2014 5:54am

PATRICK from miramas, France

Excellente compo 5*****

15 Feb 2014 6:48am

claudie from le havre, France

Beautiful mountains and a beautiful clarity!!

15 Feb 2014 7:08am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superbe image! J'aime!

15 Feb 2014 8:37am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A very beautiful scenery full of expectations.

15 Feb 2014 9:05am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful mountainscape !

15 Feb 2014 10:53am

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful serie! Love this White mountain!!

15 Feb 2014 11:35am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Gorgeous view !

15 Feb 2014 1:47pm

Sam from Chennai, India

A Beautiful view of the white mountains. Amazing. Thanks for the interesting. Information, Eric! :)

15 Feb 2014 1:53pm

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Simply majestic. I would love to drive along this Parkway again.

15 Feb 2014 2:02pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Majestueux... Magnifique)

15 Feb 2014 2:20pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Un beau sommet qui se perd dans les nuages.

15 Feb 2014 2:56pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine mountain picture of the beautiful Canadian rockies in this famous park.

15 Feb 2014 3:11pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is a gorgeous image Eric! What a magnificent view!

15 Feb 2014 3:14pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a beautiful image - there is a feeling of symmetry . I like the atmosphere

15 Feb 2014 5:40pm

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Une très belle composition

15 Feb 2014 5:40pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Stunning scene and view ... awesome shot, Eric!

15 Feb 2014 7:43pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely mountain along the Parkway.

15 Feb 2014 10:23pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressant cadrage

16 Feb 2014 9:51am

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A fabulous landscape with a wonderful atmosphere ... Beautiful image and great information !!!

16 Feb 2014 11:51pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Love this !

17 Feb 2014 12:41pm

franz from Baden, Austria

enchanting ! i love how the top of the mountain disappears into the sky ...

20 Feb 2014 10:37am

1/200 second
ISO 200
127 mm (35mm equiv.)