Our dream job

Sitting in a sparkling blue Bell-407, earmuffs over our heads, microphones at our mouths, hands wrapped tightly around our printed photographs, maps and GPS, peering down at the mountain peeks below – it is hard to believe this constitutes our daily work! Even though...

The 2014 field season begins!

Here we are a week into the 2014 field season, and we’ve already had some great times!  The season began with a two-day road trip from Victoria, with 5 people and an impressive amount of gear jam packed into the truck.  As inevitably happens when people are...

Better Late Than Never

The return to Victoria, at the end of the summer field season, is always a bit of a whirl-wind.  This year was no exception.  I wouldn’t have guessed, however, that it would take four months before I found time to pull together a summary post.  Remembering them now,...

Mt. Robson and Home

I couldn’t leave this season’s blog without an update on our trip to repeat some images from Wheeler’s 1911 survey of Mt Robson Provincial Park. Stuart and I were joined by Chris Gat, Jenna Falk, and Claire Higgs for a 5 day, 75 km backcountry trip up the Berg...

The Windy Willmore

We’re just wrapping up a week of work in the Willmore Wilderness. What a stunning place! We were both humbled by the scale and remoteness of this landscape. For most of the past week we’ve been doing some work in the northwestern corner of the park along Sheep...