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.
Thanks to Chuck for this video which was shot yesterday as it was +34°C in Calgary As we suffer through the heat wave, Chuck and his friends were encountering snow at Mystic Pass.
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
The above video shows the beautiful, cascading secret waterfall which is about a 2-minute walk from the Highline trail.
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.
The Highline trail at Canmore has become very popular with bikers and hikers. For those who are familiar with it, this won’t be a problem, but if you’re doing it for the first time, it could be an issue. The trail marker at the top of the east
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
Wild strawberries are ripe and I had a small feast of them today along Three Sisters creek. Nothing compares to the intense
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