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1 person dead after 3-vehicle crash in southern Alberta: RCMP

Crews are investigating after a fatal collision along Highway 3 around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

In a news release Tuesday afternoon, RCMP said a pickup truck traveling eastbound collided with a westbound sedan east of Bellevue. 49 more words


End of the Season: More Route Development

Morgan and I managed to get out to the mountains for one last day of bolting before, what looks like, the end of the season for anything but bouldering. 730 more words

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

Scrambles & Hikes

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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