Sunday, 3 February 2013

5 of Canada's Most Gruelling Places to Hike

Sunshine Village, Alta. To Mt. Assiniboine, B.C.

Sunshine Village, Alta. To Mt. Assiniboine, B.C
56 km.  Roughly six days to complete.

... Rock Isle Lake reveals itself.  This is the first of three lakes at Sunshine Meadows, and the most famous, thanks to the tree-covered island in the middle of the lake.
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Mount Assiniboine seen from Sunburst Lake

Why do the hike?
This spot is only accessible on foot or by helicopter and is renowned for its stunning views and opportunity to see wildlife, including mountain goats, bighorn sheep, elk and deer.