1A Highway - Lake Louise to Continental Divide Topo Map

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The 1A Highway has been permanently closed to vehicles from the Continental Divide to its eastern terminus on the Lake Louise Road. This closing has created a great family ride along this former roadway. While you roll your way along the route's wide gravel, you'll have periodic views toward Mount St. Piran and Mount Niblock to the left. The real point of this ride, though, is the chance to crest the Continental Divide along a moderately level trail. At you approach the Great Divide, you'll meet vehicles approaching from the west. Interpretive signs describe the importance of the site, and you can even watch a stream split in two. One branch flows west to the Pacific (via the Kicking Horse River an then the Columbia), and the other flows to Hudson Bay, which eventually feeds into the Atlantic Ocean (via the Bow and Saskatchewan River systems).

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Mar 2018