Blue Lake in North Cascades Park of Washington State, USA

Blue Lake in North Cascades Park of Washington State, USA – 7.08 km (4.4 miles) return, easy, 3 hrs, elevation 320m (1,050 feet) Access: Taking North Cascades Highway state – Route 20 through Marblemount and Newhalem drive to milepost 161, 1 … Continued

Fair Alistair’s Trail in Cape Mabou Highlands, Canada

Fair Alistair’s (Beinn Alasdair Bhain) – 2.2 km (1.36 mi) return, 30 min, moderate, elevation 335m (1090ft) Access: Take highway 19 to Mabou, and turn on Mabou Harbour Rd. Next turn to Mabou Mines Rd and drive up to a … Continued

Wedgemount Lake in Garibaldi Provincial Park, BC, Canada

Wedgemount Lake: 14km (return), difficult, 8 hours, elevation 1,200m (3,900 ft) Access: North on Highway 99, 12km north of Whistler Village. Once you pass the bridge, turn left on the Wedge Creek Forest Service Road. Wedgemount Lake trailhead starts at … Continued

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park, Canada

­Emerald Lake – 3.4km, easy, wheelchair-accessible, 1.5hour, elevation 3m (9.8 feet) Access: 2 ½ hour drive from Calgary, Alberta. Follow Trans-Canada Highway through Banff National Park, all the way to Field. From Field it is only a 10-minute car ride. … Continued

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