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The Sock

“Keep calm and wear odd socks”

-David Spires

My fishing sock returned! I’ve missed it. We’ve been separated for 6 months. I accidentally left it in New Zealand in a rental car at Christchurch airport. 428 more words

Camping Vacation

This is the first time in a few years that we took extended time off together, so we decided to go camping in Koocanusa. The long arduous task of loading the trailer and bikes wasn’t so bad as we took one of our days off to get organized. 851 more words


Day 10 / July 11, 2017 - Fernie, BC to Fort MacLeod, AB

Today was supposed to be easy. You can tell by my tone that it didn’t end that way. Sure, it was an ambitious plan to ride 160km and there was one final summit, but I was expecting a steady descent on the other side of the climb. 776 more words

British Columbia

"Shooting Star Peak", 8 July 2017

It was just over a month ago that I enjoyed a solo hike to the summit of “Alexander Creek Mountain”.  Along the way, I found myself captivated by unnamed peak located immediately to the southeast on the… 2,509 more words

Scrambles & Hikes


From this spring: Some random decaying objects left outside a former business in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.


Prohibition brought back to life with new exhibit in the Crowsnest Pass

After 16 years in the making, the Alberta Provincial Police Barracks celebrated its grand opening in the Crowsnest Pass.

“It’s a wonderful feeling to see this project finally come to completion and a significant part of our history preserved,” chairman of the Alberta Provincial Police Barracks restoration project of the Crowsnest Historical Society, Fred Bradley said. 316 more words


Fortney: Town builds playground in honour of murder victim Hailey

BLAIRMORE — It may be a sleepy little town much of the year, but on Wednesday, Blairmore is downright bustling. Just before the opening weekend to the summer tourist season, the Crowsnest Pass community boasts a steady stream of trucks hauling large campers and cars with bikes affixed to the roofs. 690 more words

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