Trekking from the Sunshine Village (AB) ski resort near Banff to Mount Shark (AB) along the Alberta (AB) / British Columbia (BC) provincial border.
Rick McCharles at Best Hike calls this one of the world’s ten best.
The folks in this video did the hike in 4 days. Best Hike recommends 6 days.
This area is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site which includes the contiguous national parks of Banff (AB), Jasper (AB), Kootenay (BC) and Yoho (BC), as well as the Mount Robson (BC), Mount Assiniboine (BC) and Hamber (B.C.) provincial parks.
Jackie Dunham, CTVNews.ca:
In anticipation of Earth Day on Sunday, Google Street View added seven new parks to its catalogue of digitally mapped parks on Thursday to bring the total number to 167, or approximately 75 per cent of Parks Canada spaces. The latest additions include Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve, Terra Nova National Park, the Lake Louise area in Banff National Park, Glacier National Park, Mount Revelstoke National Park, West Coast Trail in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, and Nahanni National Park Reserve.
This is a list of Parks Canada destinations currently available via Google Street View.
Canada’s national parks and historic sites hosted a staggering 24.7 million visitors last year. Not bad for a country with a population of only 36 million people. Which of it’s 39 national parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten:
- Banff National Park in Alberta – 4,059,503 visitors
- Jasper National Park in Alberta – 2,345,130 visitors
- Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park in Quebec – 1,143,276 visitors
- Pacific Rim National Park in British Columbia – 1,056,801 visitors
- Mount Revelstoke National Park in British Columbia – 795,749 visitors
- Yoho National Park in British Columbia – 688,157 visitors
- Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta – 536,865 visitors
- Prince Edward Island National Park – 530,247 visitors
- Kootenay National Park in British Columbia – 521,286 visitors
- Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba – 355,523 visitors