Jasper in Winter #8 – Pyramid Island

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This island in scenic Pyramid Lake is accessible by canoe, boat, kayak or a wooden footbridge. It is a bit windswept in winter, but the scenery, as well as the lake ice can be quite pretty. Many tales exist of people getting out of their cars in the parking lot, walking across the bridge to see the island in summer or fall and then coming back to find a bear between them and their cars. This has never happened to us during any season, but, it would be a bit of a problem when the lake was not frozen.

Scenes from February 2005.

Glorious scene on Christmas Day 2009. Note the snowflake like crystals in the lake ice that kind of resemble the frost patterns that have recently been painted on our plastic deck bubble.

Not quite winter in November 2013, but not quite fall either.

Published by kagould17

After working for 43+ years (38 years 7 months with my last company), I finally got that promotion I waited my entire career for……retirement. I have been exploring this new career for the past 3+ years and while it is not always exciting, the chance to do what I want for myself and my family instead of what my company wanted me to do has been rewarding. While I still miss the social aspect of working with a team of great people, I have managed to keep in touch with many from my former team and I have many friends and family members who now fulfill this part of my life. Now that my Patty has retired, we are able to spend more time in pursuits and with people who are near and dear to us. I enjoy photography, gardening, working with my hands, walking, cycling, skiing, travelling, reading and creating special photo and video productions obtained in my first pastime. I may not become wealthy in any of these pursuits, but I already feel I am rich in life experiences far beyond any expectation.

13 thoughts on “Jasper in Winter #8 – Pyramid Island

  1. Wow, incredible winter and family photos. It’s amazing how much the snow can change the landscape. Pyramid Lake look like a perfect place where you could play a game of hockey! Can you imagine ice skating there and taking in those painting-like winter views? Thanks for sharing and have a good day. Aiva 🙂

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    1. Thanks Aiva. Jasper is beautiful in all seasons, but like the perfect Christmas card under winter snow. They typically clear a space for skating on the lake as soon as the ice is thick enough. Nothing is more Canadian that seeing a game of hockey in this mountain setting. They also clear a skating patch on Lake Louise. Thanks for reading and commenting Aiva. Allan

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