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Nordegg, Alberta, hostel adventures

Happy Labour Day…we were hostelling it up in Nordegg, Alberta, this weekend at the HI Shunda Creek Hostel. You have to go a bit out of your way to get to Nordegg, which is in a remote little corner of Alberta about 200 kilometres west of Red Deer along Highway 11 – the David Thompson Highway. 463 more words

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Oregon's "Volcano Most Likely to Explode" - Mt. Hood

What?? Mount Hood is considered the Oregon volcano most likely to erupt, but based on its history an explosive eruption is unlikely.  The odds of an eruption in the next 30 years are estimated at between 3 and 7 percent, so the US Geological Survey (USGS) characterizes it as “potentially active”, but the mountain is considered dormant.  739 more words