The most popular photo

by Bob Truman on May 5, 2014

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I’m always surprised when I see which photos get the most clicks. After adding more than a thousand photos over the past winter, it was the “Biker on Elk pass.”

I’ve submitted the photo to the Rocky Mountain Outlook’s photo contest and I hope you’ll vote for me Photo contest favourite.

I also submitted this “Winter Wonderland” photo to the Places┬ácategory. It was taken on Elk pass as well…

Winter wonderland on Elk pass

Winter wonderland on Elk pass

After the photo of the biker was posted on this blog, I was informed that bikes are not allowed on the ski trails in Kananaskis. More reason to vote for it – you’ll never see such a sight ever again! You can imagine how surprised I was to see a bike coming up the ski trail!!

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Martin J May 10, 2014 at 1:13 pm

Maybe I’m a purist but I’m for winter sports in the winter and summer sports in the summer, when I see summer roller cross country skiers, or what ever they are called, go by my driveway I can only think DON’T THESE PEOPLE OWN BICYCLES!!!

..these are my thoughts but to be really honest, each to their own

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2 Pete May 6, 2014 at 12:08 am

I don’t think anyone has seen the end of the fat bike on ski trails. With there exploding popularity lately there’s bound to be a lot more of them out there. At least they seem to have less of an impact on the ski trails then some hikers and snowshoers do!

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3 Helen Read May 5, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Since the fat bikes are not even supposed to be in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, I’m afraid I will not vote for it.

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4 Bob Truman May 5, 2014 at 4:37 pm

Hi Helen! I’ve added a disclaimer at the bottom of my post, now I hope you’ll change your mind. :)

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