Lightning Peak

Lightning Peak

Today’s post comes from Sandra Frey, an MLP field team member for the past 2 1/2 years. Her reflections from a day re-photographing historic images high in the Canadian Rockies are an excellent reminder that mountain days are sometimes more than majestic views and bluebird skies. As Sandra tells us, the mountain environment can be a challenging place to work, live, and play.

Mountain Legacy at the Alpine Club of Canada’s 2017 General Mountaineering Camp

Mountain Legacy at the Alpine Club of Canada’s 2017 General Mountaineering Camp

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.

A reflection on the 2017 field season

A reflection on the 2017 field season

The photos in Mountain Legacy Project’s online explorer tell us incredible stories about the landscapes of the Rocky Mountains and Foothills—but what about the stories behind the camera? Julie Fortin, a Master’s student with the Mountain Legacy Project, looks back on her experiences during the 2017 field season.

The Robson Finale and Returning Home

The Robson Finale and Returning Home

What I forgot we did around the tail end of our stint in the Clearwater: HORSE-BACK RIDING!!! Jenna, Mary, and I went for an afternoon trail ride with the coolest guy: Clayton, and his horses Fox, Steel, Coco, and Kelly! What a fun time! Here are a couple choice...