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Virgin wilderness, snow-capped peaks, crystalline lakes: The Canadian Rockies fulfill just about any outdoor fantasy you can imagine. So chug up into the Rockies: high and heavily glaciated, they resemble the Swiss Alps even more than their sister Rockies in the States. Starting in Vancouver, VIA Rail's Canadian offers a seven-day trip through the heart of these spectacular mountains and into some of the most pristine parks in the world. You'll travel through Jasper National Park to the Columbia Icefields and spot Bighorn sheep, elk, moose, and grizzlies. Further along, the Canadian winds through Banff and then Yoho National Park, home to Takakkaw Falls, one of the highest waterfalls on earth. See www.viarail.ca.
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