The Mountains Are Calling

Click for panoramic  Twin Lakes We stopped to fill our cooler at a liquor store in Frisco.  Luckily the laws in CO allow the sale of refrigerated high point beers, so this O’dell Double IPA was icy cold.  Toast to Independence Pass–almost to Aspen!

The Columbia Icefields Parkway to Jasper National Park

THIS was a drive of a lifetime from Banff to Jasper.  The Columbia Icefields Parkway was filled with the most breathtaking sights from pristine mountain lakes to ancient glaciers and infinite flora and fauna.  I would have to say that this unique 180 mile stretch from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park  is essentially…