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 down. Please follow and like...

It’s All About the View

We see lots of interesting evidence of the original surveyors at our stations.  Concrete monuments, survey markers, and cairns.  My favourite though are the axed down trees. At many of the stations there is a lovely circle of axed down trees just below camera height...

Sunny Days

Sunny Days, originally uploaded by snapshotwill. Spent the afternoon on the sunny Ranchlands of the Cowboy Trail in Southern Alberta. A nice relaxing day after our vigorous scramble yesterday. I’m off to Victoria for a few days, Stuart is hanging out in Calgary,...

Rockin

Rockin, originally uploaded by snapshotwill. We finally got to go up a real mountain today, and we are soooo happy. Very sunburnt, but happy. We summited Phillips Peak in the Crowsnest pass and took lots of pictures of each other (check the flickr group on the right.)...

Spring Ski

Spring Ski, originally uploaded by snapshotwill. We were excited to go back outside today after two days of rain. Our expectations were high to get a bunch of stations done since we scored a key and permit for our truck for a bunch of restricted roads. After several...

Punishment

Send, originally uploaded by snapshotwill. We finally took our first day off yesterday and went climbing at the Frank Slide. We had big plans for this week but were punished for having fun by torrential rain. No more fun allowed from now on. Please follow and like...