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'The science is clear': OHV ban in southwest Alberta parks backed by scientists' group

Scientists are joining the battle over a plan to phase out the use of off-highway vehicles in two ecologically sensitive parks in southwestern Alberta.

Last January, the province announced… 546 more words

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Hearts Peak, 25 March 2017

I finally finished the game that I started back in 2014!  Hearts Peak was the last in my quest to achieve a “Full House” by summiting a series of minor peaks located on Adanac Ridge and Hastings Ridge in the Crowsnest Pass/Castle boundary area.   2,445 more words

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Teen airlifted to southern Alberta hospital after snowmobile crash

A 14-year-old boy is recovering in hospital with “significant, but non-life threatening injuries” after he was injured in a snowmobile crash south of Crowsnest Pass on Monday, RCMP said. 109 more words


Golden eagles: The mystery and history of one of Alberta's most fascinating birds

When Peter Sherrington and a friend trekked up Mount Lorette in March 1992, they had no idea it would mark the start of a major biological discovery in Canada. 607 more words

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In the Crowsnest Pass with Tammy & Derek

You have no idea how much I’m looking forward to getting these two in front of the lens again next month at their wedding – such a wicked fun duo that was absolutely up for anything. 13 more words


Sole: Non-motorized perspectives are key to debate over Castle area

By Albi Sole

A strange weather pattern has hit the Eastern Slopes. It’s not a chinook. But there’s certainly a lot of hot air.

The raging storm is whirling around who gets to enjoy our iconic Alberta wilderness areas, including the newly designated Castle parks and the surrounding areas around the Crowsnest Pass. 636 more words


Castle wilderness trails will remain open to off-highway vehicles this year

Off-highway vehicle enthusiasts will be allowed to continue to motor through the Castle wilderness this year.

Environment Minister Shannon Phillips announced that revision, among others, to the government’s Castle parks draft management plan on Wednesday. 583 more words

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