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An Adventure-Filled Wedding In The Canadian Rockies


Bride and Groom

After meeting in Las Vegas, traveling together to California, and falling for each other in China, thrill-seekers Kelsey and Lyndon knew that travel and adventure would need to play a part in their big day.

“We decided to choose a wedding location that would be fun and exciting for all of our guests,” shares Kelsey. The couple settled on Emerald Lake Lodge, a jaw-dropping property in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Upon arrival friends and family were treated to a tour of nearby Banff Natonal Park, giving them a chance to get to know one another.

The adventure continued on Kelsey and Lyndon’s wedding day as the couple took to the skies in Alpine Helicopters with their parents, brothers, and one friend each, before saying their “I dos” with the jade green waters of Emerald Lake and the towering Rocky Mountains as their backdrop.

Kelsey Vandike and Lyndon Kayess, August 11, 2013, Field, British Columbia.

Photography courtesy of Crista Lee Photography.

Ceremony and reception location:
Emerald Lake Lodge
Bridal gown: Maggie Sottero
Bridal bouquet: Black Earth Floral Gallery
Gondola ride: Banff Gondola
Helicopter ride: Alpine Helicopters

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