20180704-11: A week exploring caribou country (Jasper South boundary/ White Goat Wilderness)

Of the many backpack trips I've done, White Goat is probably the star of them all for its alpine lakes and solitude. You want Canadian Rockies wilderness? This is it.

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Crevasse rescue practice at Old Goat

Fantastic half day hike close to town, with great views of the lake and Big Sister and Rimwall above treeline. Highly recommend. Fantastic day with the CSMC folks, practicing crevasse rescue. I'm beginning to really appreciate the views from this side of the lake! Not our team's setup...  You'll want cleaner knots and no twists in the sling. :-)... Continue Reading →

The Revenant: Alberta film locations

It's Oscars night and unless you've been under a rock or holed up in a cave the past months (plausible, I suppose), you'll know that Alejandro Iñárritu’s The Revenant is a contender to bring home the "ultimate honor" of the film awards. BBC calls it "an experience that show[s] audiences how to stop worrying and love the... Continue Reading →

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