Continuing on from Saddleback Pass there are a couple other options for extending your hike. I headed up to the summit of Fairview Mountain, the trail from the junction is quite a bit steeper but the views are well worth the effort.
With the rush of people every September to see the larches I got to an early start to hike Saddleback Pass (I had done this hike the year before).
September brings the larch season in the Rockies, and with that crowds on some of the trails as people flock to see them. I headed up early Friday morning to Lake Louise to do the trail up to Saddleback Pass. Continue reading