We did one of our favourite hikes, Taylor Lake- Panorama Ridge in Banff N.P. on July 19th and had a splendid day in this beautiful and very floriferous area!
Starting just past Taylor Lake, here is the start of larch-filled valley... soon giving way to mountain vistas and blue tarns:
And wonderful flowers...
Kalmia microphylla was common, dispersed in good number along the boggy lakeshore and streamside, and appearing most spectacular when growing up on a hummocks: