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Peyto Lake from Mount Rhondda # 12858

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Date: 2009.08.15
Vantage Point: Summit ridge of Mount Rhondda

Caption: Not your usual photograph of Peyto Lake

PhotoDescr: As we walked up the summit ridge of Mount Rhondda, Peyto Lake came into sight in the distance. The view of Peyto Lake from Bow Lookout is a standard photo op, and seems to be a mandatory page in calendars featuring the Canadian Rockies, just like Lake Louise. Busloads of tourists line up to have their pictures taken with Peyto Lake down below.

There were no line-ups for this view of the lake.

What's left of the Peyto Glacier is in the foreground.

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