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Wedge Mountain Trail

January 26, 2018. A solo, easy snowshoe trip to the shoulder of a low mountain in the Crowsnest Pass, with a challenging extension up towards the summit. 1,013 more words


Camping in the Crowsnest Pass 2008

The mountains have always been a special place to me, although I live on the prairie. Some friends and I went camping where the foothills meet the mountains, where Alberta becomes British Columbia. 91 more words

Despite a lack of snow, Castle Mountain Resort is open for the coming ski season

The barren and brown landscape on your drive to Castle Mountain Resort doesn’t look very promising, but it’s a different story at the base of the ski hill. 348 more words


"Pa Butte", 18 November 2017

Given this past summer’s tinder-dry conditions, I’m thankful that there’s already a fair amount of snow in the mountains.  So much so, that Brad and I were able to get in our first snowshoe trip of the season!   2,428 more words

Scrambles & Hikes

Southern Alberta 12-year-old recognized internationally for wildlife photography

Thursday morning on a trail just west of Blairmore, Alta., John Launstein and his 12-year-old son Josiah walk with snow crunching beneath their feet. This isn’t their usual spot, but they’ve been here before. 614 more words


The black and white of winter

Winter hit Crowsnest Pass with an excited exuberance at being back. November 1 greeted me with an entirely different landscape than the day before: the hum of road plows, a winter storm warning in effect, and snow – lots of it! 159 more words

He Wraps Himself in Light

He wraps himself in Light, and darkness tries to hide
And trembles at His voice…

How great is our God, sing with me
How great is our God, and all will see… 47 more words