Wow, Wow, Wow. What a day on the water. Along with a few friends recently we decided to go for a lake kayaking trip. We originally thought Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park which is an easy 45 minute drive from Vagabond Lodge. It was so crowded with car traffic we didn't even get to the parking lot. And this is on a Tuesday after the labour day weekend when everyone is supposed to be going back to work and school. Go figure. After a few seconds discussing what to do we decided to head up the Banff Jasper highway to Bow Lake. Best decision we could have made.
It was just perfect with only about 10 people on a very large lake. We had an amazing day taking advantage of a classic fall day. We spent a couple of hours paddling around and found a nice spot to park for a picnic on the water in a little protected cove.
Bow Lake can be tricky at times with wind gusts and sudden weather changes. But not on this day. It was perfect.
There still were a lot of people around at the various viewpoints and hiking trailheads but not on the water.
Video is from our day at Bow Lake.
Ken along with his wife Lori are the owners and operators of Vagabond Lodge at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.