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 down. 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet...

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.)...
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