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! 2,405 more words
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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
A firefighter was killed battling wind-whipped wildfires that tore through southern Alberta and southwest Saskatchewan Tuesday night.
Cypress County officials have identified the fallen firefighter as James Hargrave, with the Walsh fire station, saying in a release that he died in the line of duty. 838 more words
I don’t know what season it was when Captain John Palliser and the other members of the British North American Exploring Expedition (more commonly known as the Palliser Expedition) worked their way through the Crowsnest Pass at some point between 1857 and 1860, on their mission to survey a massive chunk of western Canada. 104 more words