The early morning sun cast a warm glow on the Rockies above the Bow River.
Moraine Lake is nestled in the Valley of the Ten Peaks and is a lovely azure colour in the sunshine. The much photographed lake and valley was once featured on the Canadian 5 dollar bill.
Wet winter snows can weigh down small trees in the mountains.
The foothills act as a junction between the prairie ranch lands and the Rocky Mountains.
The coastal mountains often have heavy, wet snowfalls that coat the branches of the trees with thick snow.