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October Snow in the Wild Purcells

The Purcell mountains stretch on a north-south axis over approximately 400 km in the southeastern corner of British Columbia.

With the Columbia river and the Rocky mountains to the right ¬†and Kootenay Lake to the left, this ancient mountain range has been the local’s centre of attention for many years. 383 more words


North Idaho panorama

Despite their infrequency, the trips Tara and I always enjoy are the periodic visits to see my stepfather Jim at his remarkable mountaintop cabin.

Tara has known that mountain all their life, and confessed to spiritually “needing” to be there sometimes, to go for a walk alone, and to reconnect to childhood¬†and peace and the memory of Gramy, my mother, who died in 2011. 924 more words


Alberta snowmobilers found safe after going missing near Invermere, BC

Two snowmobilers from Alberta were found safe and sound Tuesday after having gone missing a day earlier in British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains.

In a news release, Columbia Valley Search and Rescue (CVSAR) said its staff were asked to help RCMP as they tried to track down the men who had planned a weekend at the Olive Hut next to the Catamount Glacier. 197 more words