An incredible and unexpected winter storm hit Pyramid Lake, in Jasper National Park, long before the lakes froze. The stunning conditions blanketed the landscape and helped create one of Jeff's all-time favourite images.
Icefield Parkway, Banff National Park
The infamous Icefield Parkway spans 230 km from Lake Louise to Jasper, crossing both Jasper and Banff National Parks. It's one of the world's most spectacular drives.
Elk Island National Park
Located just 30 minutes from Edmonton, Alberta, Elk Island National Park is part of the larger Beaverhills Dark Sky Preserve. It's incredible that such clear night skies are visible such a short distance from a major Canadian city.
Aurora Borealis in Lakeland
Lakeland Provincial Park is the newest Dark Sky Preserve in Alberta and it's one of the best places to view northern lights.
Lone Pine in Cypress Hills
Located in southeastern Alberta, Cyrpess Hills in an accredited Dark Sky Preserve and offers incredible stargazing opportunities along the triple border of Montana, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.
Twilight and sunrise are always the best times to explore the Icefield Parkways, long before the daytime crowds arrive.
Rare weather brought an inversion to Canmore, pushing clouds low into the valley. The Spray Lakes road, which climbs high above the western edge of town, provided the perfect vantage above the cloud.
Moraine Lake Mornings
The stunning view across Maligne Lake highlights the Valley of the 10 Peaks. It's one of the park's most popular photography destinations, yet it remains a classic.
Valley of the Ten
Sunrise at Maligne Lake is a right of passage for photographers in the Bow Valley. No two mornings are alike, so it's possible to return multiple times to photograph similar, yet distinctly different images.
Two Jack Lake
Two Jack Lake, in Banff National Park, is one of the classic scenes in the Canadian Rockies. The layers of trees are simply stunning, while the powerful Mt Rundle provides the ultimate background.
Cameron Falls, located in Waterton National Park, is just a few minutes from the townsite, but it's the gateway to an incredible wilderness area.
Cameron Falls, in Waterton National Park, is just a stone's throw from town; however, it's the first hint of the incredible wilderness found in the International Peace Park shared between Glacier National Park and Waterton.
The stunning hardwood trees that line Waterton Lake are something of an anomaly in Alberta.
Jasper's Skyline Star
Few mountains dominate a skyline quite like Mt Kirkeslin. From nearly anywhere in Jasper, if you gaze south, its impossible to ignore this stunning peak.
Goats, Glaciers, and a Million Stars
One of the most overlooked viewpoints along the Icefield Parkway, Goats and Glaciers is also one of its most spectacular.
A night spent near Spirit Island, on Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park, was highlighted by a brief-yet-spectacular northern lights display.
Incredible northern lights dance high above Maligne Lake during an early-season paddling adventure in Jasper National Park.
Whirlpool River Stars
The view west along the Whirlpool River stretches clear across the Continental Divide into British Columbia. It's often cloud-covered, as the higher peaks catch cloudy weather and holds it in place. On a rare clear night, it provided one of the best dark skies in the park.
Mt Rundle Sunrise
The Banff National Park Classic, Mt Rundle from Vermilion Lake at sunrise.