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Chinook Peak*, 22 August 2016

I should preface this post by acknowledging that I debated whether or not to include ‘(Attempt)’ in the title.  While it’s true that Marc and I were thwarted a mere 22 vertical metres (~187 linear hiking metres) from the reaching the summit, this one ‘feels’ different.   3,239 more words

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Alberta snapshot: Beauvais Lake.

Beautiful late day light at Beauvais Lake, near Pincher Creek, in southern Alberta. The fish weren’t biting last weekend,  but a view like that more than made up for it!


Million-plus plan to protect motorists and wildlife in Crowsnest Pass

The province is spending almost $1.4 million on a fence and netting on Highway 3 in the Crowsnest Pass to protect both animals and motorists. 282 more words

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Alberta government says new fence along highway will help save wildlife

A new fence along both sides of Highway 3 near Crowsnest Pass and Emerald Lake is part of the Alberta government’s plan to reduce the number of car crashes involving wildlife, the province said Thursday. 435 more words


Phillips Peak, 14 August 2016

Ever since Jeff and I climbed Mount Tecumseh in 2013, I’ve wanted to return to ascend Phillips Peak, a second, officially named summit located on the same massif.   2,729 more words

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Alberta dad credits strangers for saving his life, finding daughters after heart attack while dirt biking

Had the single father never met the people he encountered on his dirt biking adventure, he’s certain he wouldn’t be alive.

Steve Hyde, 53, was out in Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass with his two daughters when he encountered the random kindness of total strangers. 408 more words


Kindness of strangers : One man's near death experience in the Crowsnest Pass

It was a memorable day trip into the woods for Calgarian Steve Hyde — his motorhome got stuck, he had a heart attack, a search crew helping him drove off a cliff, he got a ride in a medical helicopter and the RCMP babysat his kids. 465 more words

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