This heatwave creates a special set of criteria for hiking with our beloved dog who turned 12 on July 8: A trail which is offleash, with frequent shade, and accessible water.
The flowers are in bloom on Pigeon mountain. I saw at least 20 species, some which I knew the names and some I didn’t. I even saw a pink Forget-me-not
This evening was an opportune time to go for a walk around Many Springs lake in Bow Valley Provincial park. Numerous wild flowers are in bloom
On a hot day like today, this is one of my favourite places to go with my dog. It’s a lovely waterfall and spectacular landscape feature which is unknown to most people.
I was returning from Ross Lake along the Great Divide on my bike yesterday when I stopped to take a picture of a thick patch of paintbrush. As I was getting my camera out, I was startled
When I did the Centennial Ridge hike a few years ago, I looked down from the top of Mt Allan into the valley below and thought that some day I’d like to come back and
Summer is officially here and today was the longest day of the year. Starting tomorrow, the days get shorter and in four-and-a-half months we get snow again! 🙂
Wildflower season is in full swing at Bow Valley Provincial park. Here are a few photos from the Many Springs trail which were taken on Friday June 17.
We went to Marble Canyon in Kootenay National Park yesterday(June 13), which is an easy but extraordinarily beautiful hike. In addition to the usual sights, there was a “feature” which isn’t normally present. Can you spot it in the above photo?
Chuck is usually the first one to ski Moraine Lake road in early November, so it’s only fitting that he is also the first to drive it in the summer. Not only that, but he hiked to Eiffel Lake and Sentinel pass. Still a fair bit of snow up there as you…