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Canada in Winter: Illecillewaet River and the Mountains of Rogers Pass

by | Mar 1, 2017

Recently I was in Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia in the middle of winter, powering my 4×4 SUV through ice and snow, climbing higher and higher into the sky along the Illecillewaet River aiming to head over Rogers Pass so I could make my way further eastward into the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park in the neighboring province of Alberta. Not only was I marveling at how my cup of steaming hot coffee was icing up around the rim, the scenery was absolutely incredible! As you can imagine, I just had to stop and get a few shots…

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Illecillewaet River and the Mountains of Rogers Pass

Illecillewaet River and the Mountains of Rogers Pass

Canada’s British Columbia is absolutely beautiful in wintertime. This view of the Illecillewaet River looking eastward towards the incredible rocky peaks of Rogers Pass was taken on a bitterly cold January morning, just north of Revelstoke, BC.

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