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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Scenic lake nestled in the Canadian Rockies; makes a great hike.

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A Banff Spectacular

I backpacked to Egypt Lake from the Sunshine Village parking lot. The first long stretch was through forest. When the trail began climbing up to Healy Pass the views began to open... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2016
Lesly D
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Vancouver, Canada

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I backpacked to Egypt Lake from the Sunshine Village parking lot. The first long stretch was through forest. When the trail began climbing up to Healy Pass the views began to open up. It was a banner year for wild flowers, which were at their prime when I was there. Miles and miles of flowers in the heady alpine atmosphere... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2002

The scenery of egypt lake is nessled under a large mountain cliff which blocks out a lot of sunlight. The lake itself is at the base of a shear cliff and makes it well worth the hike in.

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