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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...

Taking Photos While the Sun Shines

Ah, back to internet connectivity. We’ve had a stretch of excellent weather and have been in the field or travelling every day. After leaving the Shunda fire base, Stuart and I spent 4 days in the foothills near High River repeating some illusive images from...

Takin’ Pics in the Clearwater

Our first week is flying by! Literally – we’ve had two days of helicopter support here and an awesome pilot who set us down right next to our stations, so we have managed to get lots done. Our first day out we were up over 9000 ft. doing two stations near the North...

SPOT – Track Progress Function

MLP has a new toy!  This year we’re taking a SPOT personal locator along with us.  This means we have one more tool to call for help with if things go south, and also means that you can see where we go this year with its “Track Progress” function. To...

Return to the field, 2011

Field work for 2011 has begun! After a few months of desk surfing, Stuart and I are very excited to be heading for the mountains. We made the two-day drive from Victoria to Alberta complete with some supply purchasing, video shooting (forthcoming), geology lessons...

And they packed up for the winter

Winter arrived in the rockies at the end of August, so it was time for us to pack our equipment and quit work for the summer. Just like Bridgland and Wheeler, I have headed to Calgary for the winter to make maps after spending the summer season creating images.  I am...

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...