From Oct 2 – 5, 2018, Mountain Legacy team members gathered in Banff Alberta with over 150 other mountain studies practitioners for the Thinking Mountains 2018 interdisciplinary research summit. It was indeed a “peak” experience!! Read more about MLP’s contribution here.
On October 5th, 2018, Spark, CBC Radio’s weekly program exploring technology, innovation and design, went out with the Mountain Legacy Project to do some repeat photography. Full disclosure – the repeat photography session actually happened in August this past summer.
If you are looking to put some Canadian mountain inspiration into your day take a moment to look at Cat Lachowskyj’s feature interview with MLP’s Alex Hakonsen in the Sept 18, 2018 edition of LensCulture Magazine.
From July 23 – 26th, 2018 UVic’s Mountain Legacy Project (MLP) joined forces with Dr. Liza Piper from University of Alberta’s Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) to rephotograph images from the historic Alberta Coal Branch area. Check out some of the changes in this area where industry interfaces with wilderness.
August 6 to 12, 2017 was something of an MLP first when a field team attended the Alpine Club of Canada’s General Mountaineering Camp. Photos – historical and modern – along with stories and maps set the scene and show some of the alpine adventures the team shared with University of Alberta students and staff, other GMC participants, ACC staff, and ACMG guides.