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...

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...