There is a lovely campsite on the beach in Pacific Rim Park at Schooner Cove. In the summer it’s a wonderful place to watch the sun set and the moon rise.
The Trans Canada Highway affords great views of the Foothills and the Rocky Mountains as it heads West towards British Columbia.
The early morning sun cast a warm glow on the Rockies above the Bow River.
After the sun sets behind the Rockies in the West, the sky glows amber and turns the mountain silhouette to a purple shade.
The Kootenay River runs south in the valley along the west flank of the Rocky Mountains. In late September, the Autumn colours are at their best.
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.
The Courtenay River Lagoon offers a quiet meander along the waterfront with views of the mountains (obscured by clouds here) and the quiet waters of Georgia Straight.
Wet winter snows can weigh down small trees in the mountains.
Summer mountains in the West still have snow clinging to their upper slopes while wildflowers abound below.
Lake Louise is a very popular spot in the heart of Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies.