Snowshoeing Bow Lake

Continuing on from Lake Louise we took the Icefields Parkway up to Bow Lake where I managed to convince Renee to give my snow shoes a try before we ran out of snow.

So while Renee lightly treaded on top of the snow with snow shoes attached to plastic bag covered sneakers I trudged, occasionally up to my thighs through the snow. I tried to convince Renee to walk onto the Lake but it had partially thawed in parts and she didn’t much feel like falling though. In the end I had to demonstrate with the snowshoes that it was perfectly safe – at least on the shallow sections where if you fell through you couldn’t possibly drown.

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  1. Snowshoeing was lots of fun, I recommend trying it :)