Late Summer 2011--Canadian Rockies to home (Trip Part 3)

a trip by Sharon Mock Whitaker and Valerie Mock
From: August 16th 2011
Until: September 20th 2011

This is the third part of our summer 2011 trip to Alaska. With the weather so extremely hot in the central US, we decided to stay north a few more weeks and avoid the higher temperatures.

This part starts with our days in the Canadian Rockies, then down into Glacier National Park, across Montana, into North Dakota where we visited the Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, and then headed home through Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Kentucky.

We saw more wild animals in this part of the trip than we did in Alaska, and we were really glad that we visited the Canadian Rockies after our trip to Alaska. We think we would have been disappointed if we had gone the other way.

We managed to avoid the extreme heat fairly well and got home to the wonders of air conditioning.
Trip Length: 5 weeks
Blog Entries: 16
Photos: 185
Words: 14764

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
August 16th 2011 August 1--Terrace to Fort Telkwa, BC North America » Canada » British Columbia
August 16th 2011 August 2 and 3--Fort Tekwla to Prince George, BC North America » Canada » British Columbia » Prince George
August 16th 2011 August 4 and 5--Prince George, BC to Mount Robson North America » Canada » British Columbia » Prince George
August 25th 2011 August 6--Snaring River CG, Jasper to Waterfowl Lake CG, Banff North America » Canada » Alberta » Jasper National Park
August 25th 2011 August 7--Waterfowl CG, Jasper-Banff National Park to Redstreak CG Kootenay National Park, BC North America » Canada » Alberta » Banff National Park
August 25th 2011 August 8 and 9--Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia North America » Canada » British Columbia » Radium Hot Springs
August 25th 2011 August 10 and 11--Glacier National Park, Montana North America » United States » Montana » West Glacier
August 29th 2011 August 12 and 13--Glacier National Park, Montana North America » United States » Montana » Glacier National Park
August 30th 2011 August 14--Glacier National Park to Great Falls, Montana North America » United States » Montana
August 30th 2011 August 15--Great Falls, MT to Hobson, Montana North America » United States » Montana » Great Falls
August 30th 2011 August 16--Hobson, MT to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND North America » United States » Montana
September 1st 2011 August 17--Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota North America » United States » North Dakota » Theodore Roosevelt NP
September 1st 2011 August 18--Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Jamestown, ND North America » United States » North Dakota
September 2nd 2011 August 19--Jamestown, ND to Sibley Lake State Park, MN North America » United States » Minnesota
September 3rd 2011 August 20--Sibley Lake CG, MN to Albert Lea, MN North America » United States » Minnesota
September 4th 2011 August 21 and August 22--Albert Lea, MN to Lincoln Trail State Park, IL North America » United States » Illinois
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