Heading up Marble Canyon …

16 Sep


From the Soundtrack of the Horse Whisperer

Marble Canyon?

Wikipedia says:
The canyon’s name comes from the brilliant limestone of its walls.
The bedrock is microcrystalline limestone (sedimentary rock)
rather than marble (metamorphic rock).

It’s still beautiful.
As you’ll see. 

A Mountain on the way … couldn’t identify it. 

Net Photo

Park your car and head up the trail …

I believe this is Pavilion Creek.

Stop and ‘smell the roses’ …

Wonders … small and big.

Pure glacier water.

I should be so pure … 

… but I only dream.

The Canyon begins …

Next:
Heading up to Marble Canyon 2 … 

5 Responses to “Heading up Marble Canyon …”

  1. Cindy Bruchman September 16, 2020 at 2:13 pm #

    That water looks cold! What a pretty color. Marvelous music and photos, JC!

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    • jcalberta September 17, 2020 at 2:36 am #

      Thank You Cindy!
      That water is frigid. I once tried to ford a swift glacier stream that was about 15 feet across. I only made it half way because I started to hyperventilate as the cold hit my central nervous system and I couldn’t breathe. I barely made it to the other side. It really was life threatening experience. Lesson learned.

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      • Cindy Bruchman September 17, 2020 at 5:51 am #

        All those movies where the characters stand or cross frigid water and seem unaffected…I am glad you lived to tell your tale.

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  2. maui1 September 17, 2020 at 11:13 am #

    This is another great post on your visit to Banff. These are great pictures of Marble Canyon and the water is so nice and clear.

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    • jcalberta September 17, 2020 at 2:52 pm #

      Hey Quinn!! Thank You. Was a nice little hike up the waterfall. Hope you can do it some day!

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