Katherine Lake from Cirque Peak

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    Cirque Peak is little more than a steep hike, one of the easiest summits mere hikers can reach. The panorama it offers is tremendous.
    P7121998 - Banff National Park

    strahovi, and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Andrei Reinol 67 months ago | reply

      Fantastic view, great greens down there.

    2. Tim Lawnicki 67 months ago | reply

      Amazing scene... and lovely lake! Great shot.

    3. Taras Ku 66 months ago | reply

      Thank you guys!

    4. germancute 57 months ago | reply

      Amazing, really amazing. In Sep. 2003 I visited Banff...

    5. KelliMays 57 months ago | reply


    6. John Andersen (JPAndersen images) 57 months ago | reply

      I was there in October looking at the Stromatolite beds at the base of Cirque Peak, if I could go back I would like to take this shot overlooking the beds specifically to get a plan view.

    7. Taras Ku 57 months ago | reply

      Thank you all for your comments!

      John, this photo was taken from near the summit of Cirque Peak. It's a steep but straightforward hike from the base of the mountain to the top, very popular in the summer. I've seen families with 10 year old kids ascending it. You won't have problems reaching the top. Views are spectacular:

      This is a great photo of John Payzant taken from the summit towards Wapta Icefield:

      I was not as lucky as him. Done this peak twice and both times the Wapta was shrouded in clouds.

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