Beehive, Banff National Park

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The Beehive is a mountain located in Banff National Park of Alberta, Canada. It was named by J. Willoughby Astley in 1890 because the mountain resembles a beehive. The mountain is also known as the Big Beehive as there is a smaller beehive shaped mountain nearby called the Little Beehive.The mountain is located above Lake Louise and can be accessed via hiking trails either from Lake Louise or Lake Agnes.
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  • We traveled through the Canadian Rockies by camper trailer and we were in Alberta/Rockies 28 days. Jasper and Waterton were the high lights of our trip. Banff was OK, but the town was too crowded and ...  more »
  • We set out in the morning to ascend to the beehive. It can be a bit intimidating when viewed from the Fairmont, but do not be daunted. As long as you set out with plenty of time, you can go at as slow...  more »
  • Like Switzerland but higher mountains, bigger valleys. We went in Septemberand the flowers were truly beautiful, at Banff's Cascade Gardens.  more »

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