"Moraine Lake...A Turquoise Jewel!!!" Top 5 Page for this destination Moraine Lake/ Valley of Ten Peaks Tip by Lady_Mystique

  Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks
by Lady_Mystique

Here at your feet is a beautiful crystal clear turquoise lake hemmed in by ten lofty mountain peaks.

It's little wonder that Moraine Lake rivals Lake Louise in its beauty and splendour, because one look from the Rockpile at the lake's edge and you're hooked forever!!

At the shoreline, in front of the parking lot, the Rockpile (yes! a gaint pile of rocks!) is on your left and the lodge is on your right, while straight ahead is the lake and the start of the Wenkchemna Peaks. To your right, above the lodge, is the icy peak of Mount Temple, the third highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies.

Here is where you'll find some of the most enjoyable ways to spend your time in the mountains....renting a canoe from the boat dock and paddling around the lake; taking an easy stroll along the shoreline; or, my favourite activity...hiking to any number of wonderful destinations such as Consolations Lakes, Larch Valley, Sentinel Pass, and Eiffel Lake.

Address: 15 km of main road #93

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  • Written Mar 3, 2005
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