Straddling the British Columbia/Alberta border, this mountain chain runs from the U.S. border to the northern end of British Columbia. Within the Canadian Rockies is some of the most beautiful, serene and, at the same time, breathtaking scenery on the earth’s surface. These mountain jewels are distinct from the American Rockies as they have been very heavily glaciated, resulting in sharply pointed mountains separated by wide, U-shaped valleys gouged by glaciers, whereas the American Rockies are more rounded