On Friday, September 25 2010 my wife and I did a nice hiking circuit in Lake Louise. Our route took us to Lake Agnes, over The Beehive and down to the Plain of Six Glaciers trail back to the parking lot. The Beehive is not a tough scramble by any means, but it does involve some elevation gain and consequently some very sublime views.
Hanneke walks up the trail to Lake Agnes - The Beehive looms above.
The headwall up to Lake Agnes:
Lake Agnes with Whyte and Niblock:
Fall scenery as we hike around Lake Agnes. Whyte in the background:
Hanneke navigates the switchbacks to The Beehive / Devil's Thumb col:
Larches and blue sky - does it get better?
Yes it does! Add a blue lake to the mix!
Mirror Lake and Lake Louise - ski runs in the background.
Larches and Mount Hector:
Vern on the summit of The Beehive:
Lake Louise castle from the summit:
The canoe hut:
Hanneke on the summit:
Great views looking towards Lefroy (left) and Victoria (right):
Lefroy and Victoria:
More great views:
Whyte (left) and Niblock (right) from The Beehive:
Descending to the Plain of Six Glaciers trail: