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#64 – Gap Falls

#64 – Gap Falls

July 15, 2018 – After a stop at Waldron Falls (see prior post https://albertawaterfallchasers.com/2018/10/26/63-waldron-falls/), next on the list was the nearby Gap Falls. To get there, I’ll reference from Waldron Falls (you can use that post’s directions for further).  Here’s an overview… Here’s a close-up getting out of Waldron Falls… So you get back to Hwy 22 (Cowboy Trail), turn left (south) to cross Old Man River, then take your first right (onto 101, although it seems to start off…

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#63 – Waldron Falls

#63 – Waldron Falls

July 15, 2018 – After a day down in Crowsnest Pass, we thought we’d take advantage of the area and hit a couple more before going home (we actually tried for a few more but didn’t work out despite our effort – not always easy chasing waterfalls!).  First one of the new day was Waldron Falls. I’ll reference how to get there from Lundbreck, from the junction of Hwy 3 (Crowsnest Hwy) & Hwy 22 (Cowboy Trail), although chances are depending…

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#62 – Unnamed Waterfall #17

#62 – Unnamed Waterfall #17

July 14, 2018 – After discovering the quite enjoyable Star Creek Falls, next on the list was Unnamed Waterfall #17. Getting there is a little tricky and interesting.  Here’s an overview, again from the intersection of Hwy 3 (Crowsnest Hwy) and 507 (just past Lundbreck)… So you go about 27 km on Hwy 3.  These directions say to turn left on 18 Ave (Sentinel Road) in Sentinel (just before Crowsnest Lake).  If I was in that area again I’d probably do that,…

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#61 – Star Creek Falls

#61 – Star Creek Falls

July 14, 2018 – After finding the surprising York Creek Falls, next on our agenda was Star Creek Falls. You can type the waterfall into Google Maps and find it, but I’ll give quick directions.  I’ll reference from the intersection of Hwy 3 (Crowsnest Hwy) and 507 (just past Lundbreck).  Here’s the overview… So you go 20.8 km on Hwy 3 then make a bunch of turns; here are the expanded details of those turns… Once you get to the…

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#60 – York Creek Falls

#60 – York Creek Falls

July 14, 2018 – After seeing the recognized Castle Falls and discovering the Database’s Castle Falls (see previous post http://albertawaterfallchasers.com/2018/08/10/59-castle-falls/), we next aimed for Byron Creek Falls.  Unfortunately we missed the turn so proceeded to our next target – York Creek Falls. As for directions, I’ll describe from the intersection of Hwy 3 (Crowsnest Hwy) and Hwy 507 (between Lundbreck and Burmis).  Here is an overview… So you go past Burmis, past Bellevue, past the Frank Slide and Frank.  Here’s…

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#59 – Castle Falls

#59 – Castle Falls

July 14, 2018 – After a short stop at Lundbreck Falls (see previous post http://albertawaterfallchasers.com/2018/08/09/58-lundbreck-falls/), next on our list was Castle Falls. First step is getting to Castle Falls Campground.  Here are the directions from Lundbreck Falls… Once you get to the campground there are two trains of thought – where Google, the campground, and every Albertan says Castle Falls are…or where the World Waterfall Database says they are.  Unfortunately for us that means we had to check out both…

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#58 – Lundbreck Falls

#58 – Lundbreck Falls

July 14, 2018 – It had been some time without seeing a waterfall, and with the news we wouldn’t have kids for the weekend we planned a further venture than usual down to the Crowsnest Pass area.  First stop – Lundbreck Falls. This one is probably as easy and touristy as it gets; it’s sort of Alberta’s version of Niagara Falls, on a much smaller scale.  It’s easy to Google… From Edmonton it’s about a 5 hour drive, Calgary about 2. …

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#57 – Fan Falls along with bonus Lowest Maligne Canyon Falls

#57 – Fan Falls along with bonus Lowest Maligne Canyon Falls

March 31, 2018 – Determined to get the last waterfall in the Maligne Canyon out of the way, Dana and I ventured out to find Fan Falls. To get there, you can see the last post (http://albertawaterfallchasers.com/2018/05/17/54-to-56-the-maligne-canyon-falls/) when we went to the other waterfalls there.  The only difference would be if you just wanted to go to Fan Falls, the easiest access would be from Bridge #5 which is where we went this time… You can see it’s a much…

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#54 to #56 – The Maligne Canyon Falls

#54 to #56 – The Maligne Canyon Falls

March 4th, 2018 – It was quite some time without seeing a waterfall, so we thought we’d take a break from skiing and finally go where we had planned ever since the first winter – the Maligne Canyon. Getting there is pretty easy; a simple Google Map search can take you straight to the parking lot… Here’s a zoomed in view… So if you’re coming from Edmonton, you’ll turn left on Maligne Lake Rd before Jasper.  There’s a sign… Once you turn you’ll immediately see the…

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#53 – Kananaskis Falls

#53 – Kananaskis Falls

Sept 17, 2017 – After a quick stop at Lower Spray Falls (see previous post) we headed to the last waterfall of our trip – Kananaskis Falls. This one has pretty much become Seebe Dam which is very easy to find… From Lower Spray Falls it’s about 15 min away, going right (NE) on Hwy 1 and then going left (N) on Hwy 1X (just before Hwy 40).  A couple km up on Hwy 1X and you’ll cross the Bow River.  You’ll be able to…

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