Bear's Hump & Waterton camping


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Distance - 2.4km Elevation gain - 225m

Laurier, Jeff, and I headed down to Waterton for some hiking over the August long weekend.
We drove down Friday night and found a site at the Waterton Reservoir campground for the night. The reservoir is nice, but the campground is pretty barren.
Saturday, we packed up and found a very nice alternate site at Belly River campground, which was nicely secluded.
We then hiked up Bear's Hump with the afternoon time we had before the weather tanked.
Bear's Hump is a short, steep hike, but it brings to a really spectacular view.

The good hiking trail.

Jeff on the upper section of trail.

Approaching the rocks of the lookout.

The ridge up to Mount Crandell from the hump.

Vimy Peak across the lakes.

Waterton Townsite and Upper Waterton Lake.

Looking down Upper Waterton Lake.

The American peaks at the south end of the lake.

Upper Waterton Lake from the townsite shore.

Cameron Creek flowing in to the lake.

Cameron Falls in a moment of sun.

Cameron Falls.

The sun sets in a very smoky sky.

The view from Belly River campground.

Beaver helps us drive home.

Photos taken by Rachel

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