BCP626 Bellevue NW
My GPSr' N49ᵒ 35.421' W114ᵒ 22.580'
Mrs BVPete, Brutus and I took a day trip for the purpose of obtaining a photo of the elusive (for us) Mountain Lady slipper. The only place to have much of a chance at finding this is in Waterton NP and only for a few weeks in June. Even though we visit the park a couple of times per year it never seemed to be at the right time. Today our venture was successful and we were able to capture many pictures to keep us happy in our declining years We also enjoyed a very pleasant hike in the park before heading back north to Bellevue to capture this cap.
Once we arrived in Bellevue we quickly located the correct street and parked at the obvious pullout. Then it was a 200 meter or so stroll with a very short scrambley bit at the end to the cap which was located on a giant boulder with a commanding view of the slide area. This sight never fails to astound me, it is hard to comprehend the sheer violence of the event, the volume of rock involved and the distance that rock traveled. After taking a few photos we continued our journey home.
Thanks for posting this cap ofth, located on a boulder that once resided on Turtle Mountain.