Assiniboine and Kootenays

Finally, I’ve been able to catch some internet waves. The story starts like this… It was a dark and stormy morning. We were already tired after a 4 hour buggy walk off of Redstreak mountain the day before.  Knees were blown.  Packs were heavy, 90 pounds...

Sunshine!

Stuart, Ryan, Allie and I just got a lift up Redstreak Mountain from Radium on a gorgeous morning. Stuart and I got sent to a far of ridge, and have to wait for a while because the sun is currently going right into the lens. Once we are finished here, a long treed and...

It was a dark and stormy…

Day. (Apparently this is Mt. Cory) Ryan and I left the house this morning with the sun above us and high hopes.  But then the thundershowers came. We went for a really nice walk through Cory pass, and now we have tired legs and no pictures. Ryan was pretending to be...

No Pity Ever.

So… We had to spend a lot of time doing and redoing computer work, and it was raining and snowing and cold and windy.  But then things got a little bit magical for a while. We had some sun, and so we decided to make ourselves happier by doing a station on the...

Top of Cliff to Kitchen Floor

For most people, Banff is a chance to experience the Rockies, enjoy the great outdoors, and commune with nature.  For us, it’s a hustling bustling big city. After a great visit from Eric Higgs and Rob Watt, we had to get back to our computer work before we can...

Cliffing

Our station is on the edge of a scree cliff above a 1500ft drop. Oh joy. It’s our last day at the ranch today, and we’re off to go live in Banff for a month. Happy Canada day. Where is my helicopter? I want to lie...