Lake Louise and the Big Beehive

Saturday we did the hike to the top of the Big Beehive which is the small mountain to the right of Lake Louise. The trail travels first to Lake Agnes where there is a popular teahouse, around the lake and then up many switchbacks to the flat top of the beehive.

Lake Louise in the morning

The Big Beehive is the rounded peak to the right above the trees.

Lake Agnes

We climbed 1700 vertical feet to reach the top of Big Beehive

On top of Big Beehive, Victoria Glacier in the background

Note the dots on the lake which look like ants but are really canoes.

Lake Louise from the top of the Big Beehive

Lake Louise and Chateau from top of Big Beehive

Back down to Lake Louise – the color of all of these glacial lakes changes so with the sun.

Lake Louise in the afternoon

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