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Tent Mountain, 23 January 2016

In 1911, Dominion Land Surveyor and co-founder of the Alpine Club of Canada, Morrison Parsons Bridgland, gave Tent Mountain its name because its profile reminded him of a ridge tent – with the north and south summits representing the ends, the summit ridge as the roof, and the east and west faces as the side walls.   2,550 more words

Scrambles & Hikes

Meet us at the movies: Frank Slide presents TIFF films

Have you ever wanted to attend the star-studded Toronto International Film Festival, to watch some of the most influential, avant-garde and creative movies to be made? 389 more words


Man killed in southern Alberta highway crash

CALGARY – Crowsnest Pass RCMP are investigating a collision on Thursday that killed one man.

The crash happened on Highway 3, just east of Bellevue, at around 5 p.m. 55 more words


Man killed in Crowsnest Pass crash

A man was killed Thursday evening when he truck he was in collided with a semi-truck trailer in southwest Alberta.

Crowsnest Pass RCMP were called to Highway 3 east of Bellevue around 5 p.m. 88 more words

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Proposed coal mining in the Crowsnest Pass prompts questions

LETHBRIDGE –  After decades of inactivity, an Australian company continues its bid to reopen coal mines in the Crowsnest Pass.

Sydney-based Riversdale Resources has spent almost $50-million acquiring coal properties in the pass, including the Grassy Mountain property north of Blairmore. 282 more words


Island Ridge, 2 January 2016

Not wanting to let a beautiful forecast go to waste on the final weekend of Christmas holidays, I headed out for a quick solo snowshoe up Island Ridge in the Crowsnest Pass.   1,174 more words

Scrambles & Hikes

Wildlife fencing going up in the Crowsnest Pass

CROWSNEST PASS- It’s a pristine landscape along Highway 3 in the Crowsnest Pass, but Emerald Lake is also one of the most deadly crossings in the area for wildlife. 270 more words