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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...

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...