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.
Taking in the tourist attractions from up high: Takakkaw Falls, Emerald Lake, the Burgess Shale UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yoho!
When people at the office ask how my weekend went, I usually say something like, "Oh, good, thanks, I had a good weekend". When they ask what I did, I say something like, "Yeah, just went to the mountains". The mountains are not something I talk about at work, possibly because I doubt anyone would... Continue Reading →
The lyrics to Ace of Base's Lucky Love might not make very much sense but if you "grew up" with it like I did, you might be inclined to linger at the Canadian Brewhouse just a bit longer when the track comes up on the playlist. Even after the tab's paid. Even after a long day of work and a long... Continue Reading →
I felt like I'd won the lottery; Parks Canada posted on their website that they had a rare cancellation on the shuttle going up to Lake O'hara. So I took the spot. Unfortunately it was such a crappy wet day and my camera also crapped out on the Huber Ledges pass from the moisture in... Continue Reading →
When more than one mountain guide tells you that Lake O'Hara is his #1 pick for the Rockies, you listen. Off the Great Divide, the Alberta side of Victoria and Lefroy drain to Lake Louise; water running down the other side of the divide into BC drains to Lake O'Hara. But what a contrast from... Continue Reading →