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Moose Lake Hike

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 13 November 2019 in Landscape & Rural.

Jasper National Park, Canada
The Moose Lake Loop Trail winds through the thick lodge pole pine tree forest and beautiful scenery to the lake. It is rated as a moderate hike, but to us it seemed pretty steep and hard but worth the effort. Moose are commonly encountered in this area.

We were happy to find a large female moose out in the water feeding on bottom plants. There was another moose on the other side of a small island.

NIKON D5500 1/500 second F/11.0 ISO 1600 75 mm (35mm equiv.)

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

What a wonderful image and story, Barbara. Great light, colours and activity!
It has been DECADES... Many Decades since e visited Jasper and Banf, so, seeing your work allows me to connect!
Thank you so much for the fine images and writing, as always!!
All the Best ;-). DJ

13 Nov 2019 5:07am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

You were lucky. Floating moose, beautiful colors and optical illusion at the top of the mountain. It seems to me that a wolf is sliding down a mountain.

13 Nov 2019 5:26am

By Marie from Entre By-Marie et Montagnes, France

How lucky you were to have been able to witness such a scene. Beautiful Barbara

13 Nov 2019 6:09am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A spectacular image. That moose adds a lot of foreground interest. I love the trees and mountains, too.

13 Nov 2019 6:17am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful place to visit !!

13 Nov 2019 9:11am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Such a beautiful setting . .

13 Nov 2019 9:12am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent, especially when something lives up to its name :)

13 Nov 2019 10:08am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful image..the added charm is that swimming moose !! Justifying the name :)))))

13 Nov 2019 10:20am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

What a great capture of this Moose in the water. A superb scene.

13 Nov 2019 11:23am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Un beau paysage avec cet élan en avant plan !

13 Nov 2019 11:27am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Oh how special to see a moose and then also swimming

13 Nov 2019 11:36am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Fantastic and well timed, a great image of this swimming moose.

13 Nov 2019 2:24pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

I love this wildlife shot!

13 Nov 2019 2:33pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Serene and lovely

13 Nov 2019 4:09pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Il traverse le lac dans ce décor quelle image excellent
belle soirée

13 Nov 2019 4:33pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Wonderful !!

13 Nov 2019 5:25pm

Rose from United States

Oh, wow, this is gorgeous! I bet it is beautiful no matter the season.

13 Nov 2019 5:56pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A great looking place to vist and do some hiking.

13 Nov 2019 7:10pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


13 Nov 2019 7:17pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A nicely-layered composition with eye-catching elements from the foreground to the background!!

13 Nov 2019 7:19pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is gorgeous. Very nicely composed.

14 Nov 2019 12:34am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is magnificent. What a great thing to see! The moose in the water and gorgeous surroundings. I love it! 5*

14 Nov 2019 2:19am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

beautiful wilderness scene

14 Nov 2019 3:15am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

such a moment and you've photographed it beautifully

14 Nov 2019 9:36pm

Jerry from Aberdeen, United States

I some how missed this photo, I usually check out your pics when I get on this site, and I don't comment often because they are all so good, this one is exceptional. You had a great trip, I've ridden motorcycle in BC many times but you've caught some exceptional beauty.

15 Nov 2019 1:20am

@Jerry: Thanks, Jerry. It is a favorite of mine from the trip. I bet a motorcycle trip up there was fun. I have a friend from Spokane that rides up there.

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

A wonderful wildlife scene ! you were lucky to see mooses ! I was not so lucky on my trip to Canada !

15 Nov 2019 7:54am

Gary from Gwynedd, United Kingdom

Spectacular backdrop

16 Nov 2019 11:01pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Stunning beauty!

19 Nov 2019 5:01am

1/500 second
ISO 1600
75 mm (35mm equiv.)