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Update From Camp Legacy

It has been so long since I’ve felt the mystical waves of wireless internet.  The pulsating frequencies are calming. After spending some lovely days in the rain scanning and cropping and preparing original images to repeat for the field (I didn’t take too many...

Legacy Base

With the fire hazard being so high in BC right now (hope we get some wet weather!) most of the Alberta firefighters were sent to  BC, and the fire bases here are closed.  Apparently the nice people at Alberta Sustainable Resource Development like us, because we got:...

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...

Tired Out

Just back from Mt. Assiniboine, the most magical trip ever. Photos and details to come when we get back to Banff. For now, a few more days of work in Radium until we rest. We are glad to be lying in the sun waiting for our ride. Will Posted with WordPress for...

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...

It was a dark and stormy…

Day. (Apparently this is Mt. Cory) Ryan and I left the house this morning with the sun above us and high hopes.  But then the thundershowers came. We went for a really nice walk through Cory pass, and now we have tired legs and no pictures. Ryan was pretending to be...

The Girls on Gondolas and Glaciers

By now you’ve probably read about the challenges we face when water RISES over time….dam building sure makes accurate location locating elusive…but water can confound us in just the reverse…when glaciers melt and historic sites vanish into air...