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Waterton National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada, was our next destination on July 13, 2017. We made Crooked Creek Campground our home away from home for a short two-night stay. 1,001 more words


"Lightning Peak", 4 September 2017

Planning, and then executing, a new ascent route is one of scrambling’s most satisfying activities.  Sometimes, what appears straightforward on paper, quickly turns into nasty business when you’re on the mountain.   2,914 more words

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Why Crowsnest Pass murderer Derek Saretzky believes he deserves a new trial


Triple-murderer Derek Saretzky has appealed his convictions.

In a notice of appeal filed Thursday at the Alberta Court of Appeal in Calgary, the Blairmore native cited three specific grounds for why he deserves a new trial. 393 more words

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Meet the Minotaur

What is Meet the Minotaur??? 

I must have been asked this question 50 times during the lead up to this race (which was in its inaugural year).  2,141 more words

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

On April 29, 1903, part of Turtle Mountain was undermined and a rock slide covered the eastern edge of the Town of Frank located in Crowsnest Pass in southern Alberta. 28 more words

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Allison Peak, 26 August 2017

Today was all about finishing what I had started last week, when I aborted my planned solo trip to Allison Peak in favour of “Mount Racehorse” 3,316 more words

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"Mount Racehorse", 19 August 2017

Feeling lethargic after a terrible night’s sleep, I dragged myself out of bed on Saturday morning and set off for a solo hike with my destination to be determined en route.   2,054 more words

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