We are at summer camp.

We are at summer camp.

When Ryan and Allie arrived at the Ranch, there was lots of computer work to be done, and they had training to do, so I decided it would be a good time to take a few days off.  So as a nice vacation, I went hiking, climbed some mountains, and chased some sheep. When...
Ranchin’

Ranchin’

Hanging Out, originally uploaded by snapshotwill. We have gone North to the Ya Ha Tinda Ranch for a week. We are North of Banff and hope to spend the weekend and early next week flying to some stations. Maybe if we are lucky the cowboys will lend us a horse. There is...
It’s All About the View

It’s All About the View

We see lots of interesting evidence of the original surveyors at our stations.  Concrete monuments, survey markers, and cairns.  My favourite though are the axed down trees. At many of the stations there is a lovely circle of axed down trees just below camera height...
Leisure Day

Leisure Day

Gully Man, originally uploaded by snapshotwill. We thought it might be fun to take a day off, and so we climbed part of Crowsnest Mountain for kicks. But, because we are lazy, we slept in, and didn’t start hiking until noon. The afternoon thunder/hail storms...
Nondescript

Nondescript

Distractions, originally uploaded by snapshotwill. Yesterday we were doing some more stations on the AB-BC border, and we were pleased to be outside in the sun. Where exactly? We did what we often do, we took a nondescript road, to an unremarkable valley, bushwhacked...