A Series of Short Flashbacks!

This is another cast back over the past three weeks as there were too many good things to skip. In this post, we look at a few of the highs and lows. In the first post we covered the helicopter hover exit training, and we covered the giant elk. We covered the rain,...

MLP 2012 Crew 101

This year’s crew sees Jenna Falk, Heike Lettrari, and Mary Sanseverino in the field!  Jenna Falk is a Master’s student in Environmental Studies and the crew leader for this year.  Growing up in Kitchener, Ontario, she’s traded maple syrup for ocean...

SPOT – Track Progress Function

MLP has a new toy!  This year we’re taking a SPOT personal locator along with us.  This means we have one more tool to call for help with if things go south, and also means that you can see where we go this year with its “Track Progress” function. To...

And they packed up for the winter

Winter arrived in the rockies at the end of August, so it was time for us to pack our equipment and quit work for the summer. Just like Bridgland and Wheeler, I have headed to Calgary for the winter to make maps after spending the summer season creating images.  I am...

Hey from Grotto

Oh hey there, finally got to go hiking again today. We took a few days to recover from our stint in the Kootenays in Banff.  We hung out in the rain, caught some music at the Canmore folk fest, and said goodbye to our funky apartments. We have moved to the Elbow fire...