I was up again this morning before sunrise and welcomed by the first snow of the season at Lake Louise. I wasn't too happy as I didn't have a scraper in the car and the snow had turned to ice. On with the heaters!!
First snow of the season and the first thing I saw on Highway 1 was a car accident. A truck had skidded off the road and ended up on it's roof. I stopped to help but there was nobody around even though the car was still warm.
As I walked briskly up the hill to Peyto Lake wearing my newly acquired rubber shoes, the cold air burned my lungs. I wondered how many bears were still around. I was alone and a little frightened. Anyway, I survived. I spent the morning hiking around Peyto and down to the glacier. I've been here a few times now but it's so different and so much more beautiful at sunrise. For five hours I forgot about the world and I had the whole valley to myself. Off season rules!
Image 1: Canon 5Dmiii, 16-35L II with polariser @ 16mm, ISO400, f/5.6, 1/160 sec
Image 2: Canon 5Dmiii, 16-35L II with polariser @ 16mm, ISO400, f/6.3, 1/160 sec
Image 3: Canon 5Dmiii, 24-105L IS with polariser @ 67mm, ISO50, f/22, 5 sec
Image 4: Canon 5Dmiii, 24-105L IS with polariser @ 55mm, ISO400, f/18, 1/25 sec
Image 5: Canon 5Dmiii, 16-35L II with polariser @ 16mm, ISO100, f/8, 1/100 sec