A 3-hr orientation hike, destination: abandoned ashram somewhere in the Mojave-Kern, the “land of cloud-nourished trees and wild things that live without drink…” … More 20170903: Hike to the Secret Ashram (Lone Pine, CA)
Summits off the Jasper Skyline Trail: The Notch, Amber, Tekarra, Signal. … More 20170723, 26: Skyline Trail Peaks (Maligne Range, Jasper N.P.)
Play day! Crowfoot Mountain north peak, picnics in the sun, posing with strange rock formations, Bow Falls, and in general just meandering around. … More 20170826: Bow Lake play day (Icefields Parkway)
Summiting mountains in some of the most spectacular scenery of Jasper (Whistlers, Indian Ridge) and Yoho (Whaleback, Pollinger, McArthur). 360 degrees of glaciers, waterfalls, and lakes. … More 20170803-07: High five to Peak Week!
Was looking for a weekday run; that’s how Folding Mountain came onto my radar. Every time I drove into Jasper N.P. from Hinton I’d be looking for the mountain. Which one is it, I’d wonder while looking out the window at the ridges to the East. … More 20170803: Wet evening on Folding Mountain, Hinton
A half day family hike in the Canadian Rockies foothills subalpine meadows; carpets of wildflowers in June… Simply sublime. … More 20170617: Wildflower Insanity (West Ridge, Highwood)
Since we’d be in Banff for the Banff Film Fest closing awards anyway D and I decided to do a local peak and just see how far we’d get in the amount of time we had. We were thinking it’d be a chilly cloudy day, and it certainly started that way, but ended up quite … More 20161106: Looking down on Banff from Mt. Norquay