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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...

Come Exploring with MLP

It’s the summer of 2014 and the Mountain Legacy Project has a team in the field!  But, before we bring you posts on adventures from the hills we thought it might be fun to whet your appetites for mountain images with the announcement of our map-based exploration...

A seasonal pick-me-up from the Mountain Legacy Project

Mid-December: the weather outside is grey, the hills around the University of Victoria are draped in cloud. It’s enough to make a mountain researcher and photographer sigh and wish for summer. What better way to lift the spirits then by pouring over amazing...

The Robson Finale and Returning Home

What I forgot we did around the tail end of our stint in the Clearwater: HORSE-BACK RIDING!!! Jenna, Mary, and I went for an afternoon trail ride with the coolest guy: Clayton, and his horses Fox, Steel, Coco, and Kelly! What a fun time! Here are a couple choice...

B’s, Be’s, and Bees.

At the Grande Cache Visitor’s Center, among the maps and directions I asked for, I also picked up this book: Mountain Weather: Backcountry Forecasting and Weather Safety for Hikers, Campers, Climbers, Skiers, and Snowboarders (2007). Among the first of...

“Damn, this is a straight highway!”

That was Mary’s comment on the road immediately outside of Valemount, heading to Mt. Robson Provincial Park, where we have been camping for the past almost-week. We made the drive from Grande Cache safely down, after a brief stopover in Edson, to return our...

A Series of Short Flashbacks!

This is another cast back over the past three weeks as there were too many good things to skip. In this post, we look at a few of the highs and lows. In the first post we covered the helicopter hover exit training, and we covered the giant elk. We covered the rain,...