The grin has not left my face. Giddy and tired we arrived home from our four day adventure with Mountain Madness Tours. Cycling Canada’s Icefields Parkway from Jasper to Banff will forever be one of our treasured memories.
For those of you who followed along on social media we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your in-the-moment cheering. To those not as social media comfortable, I felt you pushing me up those hills and couldn’t wait to tell you about it.
There will be many photos and stories in the weeks and months ahead. Below a sampling of social media posts from our four days of cycling.
Day 1 – Mountain Madness Tours – Calgary – Jasper – Sunwapta Falls
Here we go! Jasper to Banff on two wheels with Mountain Madness Tours. Happy Canada Day!
Happy Canada Day from Lake Louise! Driving to our starting point at Jasper.
The ride has begun! Rest stop at Athabasca Falls.
Oh Canada! What a way to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Cycling the Icefields Parkway! Here with jaws hanging open at the Goats and Glaciers lookout.
Immersed in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. After our first day of cycling a cozy mountain cabin and delicious meal at Sunwapta Falls Rocky Mountain Lodge. This lovely view from an after dinner walk just down the road.
Day 2 Sunwapta Falls – Saskatchewan River Crossing
Good morning from Sunwapta Falls Jasper National Park
It doesn’t happen often but the views today left me speechless. Wow! Cycling the Icefields Parkway.
Thank you for all of the cheers yesterday! I made it up most of the hills with your positive energy pushing me along. When that wasn’t quite enough Ben with Mountain Madness Tours was right there to give me a lift and encouragement. Have I mentioned how much I love supported bike tours? Day 3, a mountain pass and Lake Louise here we come!
Day 3 Saskatchewan River Crossing to Lake Louise
A bit emotional after managing to pedal to the top of Alberta’s Bow Pass today. A million thanks for all of your encouragement and a special debt of gratitude to our guide Ben who helped me believe I could do it.
Day 4 Lake Louise to Banff
Our final day on the bikes. Let’s see if I can go five minutes without stopping to take a photo of yet one more jaw dropping vista.
Cycling into Banff and the final stop of our Icefields Parkway adventure. Sad to say goodbye to new friends, old friends and the amazing Ben at Mountain Madness Tours.
Our heartfelt gratitude for all of your support and encouragement!
I rode as a guest of Mountain Madness Tours. As always thrills of a lifetime and opinions are my own.