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Monday, July 29, 2013

Postcard from the road - Mount Robson






It's funny how much I miss my blogging friends when I'm away from my computer. We're on a little trip and internet access is spotty or non-existent. Also, I'm having too much fun to sit down and write a post. Things will be a little quieter for the rest of this week and we have reliable internet, although no cell phone coverage, so I'll send you all a virtual postcard when I can.

Above is beautiful Mount Robson, in Mount Robson Provincial Park. It's the highest peak of the Canadian Rockies at 12,972 feet or 3954 metres. 

I haven't seen Mount Robson for many years, but have backpacked into Berg Lake twice, when we were newly married. It's a 2-day hike that follows the Valley of a Thousand Falls, then climbs steeply to the iceberg-fed lake. Lots of memories. 

Time to check the laundry in the machines here at the hotel and then find some dinner. I hope to catch up with you soon - if not this week, then next.

15 comments:

  1. That is a magnificent view! I hope you have a wonderful trip, Lorrie. I'll keep my eyes open for future "post cards".

    -Karen

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  2. That is a stunning photo...God's creations are awesome ("awesome" in the truest sense of the word)!

    Have a splendid trip...and thanks for the post card. :D

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  3. This this is a wonderful postcard! Don't even think of blogging...just enjoy your vacation and time away from the computer.

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  4. It sounds like you are on a most excellent adventure! Enjoy your time away...and soak in the beauty around you.

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  5. Thanks for tearing yourself away from that magical view to wave hello! Enjoy your time away from the computer -- see you when you get back.

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  6. Always a favorite spot when we travel through the mountains. Thanks for sharing!!

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  7. Happy Holidays!
    The scenery is stunning...

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  8. An amazing photo! Thanks for the postcard! Have fun!

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  9. Lovely to know you are having such a great time - and Valley of a Thousand Falls sounds awesome, as is Mt. Robson. Isn't there something special about being within the view of majestic mountains? I always feel so small and quite insignificant as I look up at them - but no way would I ever consider taking up mountaineering - like to keep my feet on the ground! Thanks for sharing Lorrie and continue having a wonderful time - only nature can bless us with such beauty.

    Hugs - Mary

    P.S. If only our trips didn't involve laundry, grrrrrrr! No getting away from it is there?

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  10. I adore Mount Robson! It is quite a stunning sight in the Canadian Rockies and one that I fondly remember. Glad you are having a wonderful trip!

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  11. Stunning - enjoy your time away!

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  12. What a wonderful place to take a break! You are missed, but I know that you'll come back with lots of lovely photos and thoughts to share.....and then we'll get that second walk around Butchart Gardens!

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  13. A gorgeous view for sure! Enjoy your breakaway!

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  14. What an amazing view! I hope you are having a wonderful time.

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  15. I LOVE the Canadian Rockies--such a gorgeous area! Have a great time:)
    Blessings,
    Aimee

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