On our recent trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada, we watched a quiet and beautiful sunrise over Pyramid Mountain and Pyramid Lake near Jasper, Alberta, Canada.
On this morning we had an almost perfectly clear, blue sky. The alpen glow on Pyramid Mountain made it glow in gold, orange and red. A large portion of the evergreen forest at its base was colored a rusty red; sad and unfortunate damage caused by the mountain pine beetle. But it added depth and color.
Looking across Pyramid Lake in another direction, we saw a row of snow-capped mountains, also glowing in the sun.
The lake itself was a deep emerald green from the glacial meltwater and the positioning of the early morning sun. The reflections off the water were deep and mystical.
I tried my best to capture moment. Please kick back and try to imagine yourself there. Visit it sometime; it is well worth the visit.
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