Larch Valley; the Fall hike, everyone MUST do!
Alright dreamers, if you want to kick off your Fall with a bang and get some dreamy Fall mountain views then the Larch Valley hike is for you!
Who else has noticed signs of Fall already?
Larch Valley is nestled in the Rocky Mountains, with its trail head located in the famous Moraine Lakes parking lot. More details on the hike location and tips below.
The famous canoe shot at Moraine Lake.
This post is all about providing you with some photo inspiration to get you planning your trip to the mountains to see Larch Valley first hand….because like most things in life, the pictures cannot quite do it justice. And, you better start planning your trip soon because typically the turning of the magnificent larch trees does not last long. Being that it is so warm this year, I feel the Larch trees may turn a little more slowly and last longer, but that is NOT guaranteed!
For your viewing pleasure, prepare to get inspired!!
The down low on the hike:
- Rated Moderate- Difficult, 12 Km return hike, approx. 720 m elevation gain.. 5-6 hours round trip.
- Overflow parking and shuttle available, call ahead for updates
- Trail head in Moraine Lake’s main parking lot
- Beautiful views of Valley of the Ten Peaks
- Option to hike up to Sentinel Pass
- Bring plenty of water, snacks (trail mix, cheese, crackers, etc.), shoes with good tread, a windbreaker, and a camera!
- More info can be found here.
Enjoy the beautiful views of Larch Valley and the stunning Fall colors!!
What is your favourite Fall hike?