Marsh Loop
A short snowshoe through Banff warmsprings and wetlands.


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Distance - 4.2km Elevation gain - ~25m
1 hour 5 minutes moving, though we were out nearly 2 hours total.

The Marsh Loop is a short trail on the west end of Banff Townsite that makes a loop past the Cave and Basin and along the River.
Along the way, you walk past the warm water flowing down from the hot springs, and around a small marshly pond.

Starting out on the pathway.

The boardwalk along the springs seeps.

Lukewarm spring water keeps flowing at -20.

Warm waterfall with a lot of sulphury steam.

The trail on the west end of the loop.

Pavel snowshoeing around the marshy area.

Mounts Inglismaldie and Girouard poke out of the clouds.

Good view of the back of Mount Rundle.

Photos taken by Rachel

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