My hubby and I are so happy we did this hike. We weren't going to because it was quite cold outside (around 40 degrees) when we were there in July and it had been raining off and on. However, we decided we may only get to the beautiful Rockies once, so we went for it! We were so happy we did. We got there around 11:30 AM (started early from Banff National Park) and ate our packed lunch in the car before we started. The pull off had quite a few cars but not a lot of people were doing the hike because you can see one of the glaciers from the road. However, I highly recommend this hike. You do not hike long before you are above the treeline and the views are magnificent. Once at the top, you really feel like you are on top of the world! The view of the Saskatchewan glacier is amazing! Do dress in layers. Even though it was quite cold at the bottom, it was worse at the top and the wind was shocking! However, we were well prepared and honestly, the only part of me that was cold was my face! :) I couldn't stop taking pictures it was that breathtaking. Definitely one of the best views I experienced on our wonderful trip! You won't regret this hike!
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