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Grizzly bear

Grizzly bear

Spring is THE season to spot bears in the Rockies. Here are some advises:

Prepare – carry bear spray & know how to handle an encounter
Be aware - look ahead & watch for tracks, droppings, and diggings
Let bears know you’re there - travel in a group & make noise

Find out where the bears have recently been spotted on Park Canada website.

 

 

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On March 18th, 2014, the first grizzly bear of the season has been spotted in Banff National Park. Officials said it is a bit early for the season but in any case, be bear aware if you are planning to go to backcountry.

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Did you know? The King Edward Hotel is the second oldest hotel in Banff. It was built by “one of the most notable figures of Banff [...] Norman Luxton, who was known as “Mr. Banff” [...] ” in 1904.

 

King Edward Hotel King Edward Hotel Banff 1910-1920 DSC05038bis
 King Edward Hotel Banff [between 1903 and 1942] - Byron Harmon fonds Byron Harmon (Banff, Alberta)  King Edward Hotel Banff [ca.1940] - Byron Harmon fonds Byron Harmon (Banff, Alberta)  The Village Banff Banff Fire Hall, Brewster Hall, Mount Royal Hotel (left); King Edward Hotel (right) Looking south on Banff Avenue [ca. 1920- ca. 1930] -  George Noble fonds
 Banff Winter Carnival Parade on corner of Caribou Street and Banff Avenue by Dominion Cafe and King Edward Hotel [ca.1920-ca.1940] - George Noble fonds  Banff buildings King Edward Hotel [ca.1935] - George Noble fonds Banff Buildings Pertains to Administration Building, Banff; Banff Avenue; Banff Cafe; Banff National Park - Entrance; Banff Springs Hotel; Brett Hospital; Brewster's Garage; Browne, Belmore; Cascades of Time; Dwellings; Homestead Hotel; Homestead Restaurant; King Edward Hotel; McLeod, James I.; Meat markets; Mount Royal Hotel; Noble, George (Photographer); Post Office, Banff; The Sanitarium; Upper Hot Springs - George Noble fonds

 

Find out more about historical sites here in the Banff’s History Guided Walking Tour.

Posted by: In: Banff winter 2014, Uncategorized 17 Jan 2014 Comments: 0

Fireworks seen from the hotel on January 1st 2014