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Marble Canyon – Kootenay National Park

Our primary motivation in dragging unenthusiastic K to Marble Canyon after spending most of a day exploring for Burgess Shale fossils near Stanley Glacier was to collect the information needed to log the Marble Canyon earthcache. During our 30 minute walk along the Marble Canyon interpretive trail, we quickly realized that this stop holds broad…

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Hiking Kootenay National Park – Stanley Glacier

Parks Canada added a third option to its menu of Burgess Shale guided hikes this summer. We did their Wolcott Quarry hike back in 2009. Five years later, we joined the second (ever) offering of the new guided hike to the Stanley Glacier. It’s an easy 10 km hike with lots of appeal: fire, ice,…

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Monthly Photo Challenge (June 2014) – Vehicles

What comes to mind when you see the word vehicles? My initial thought was the obvious: machines that carry people or goods from one place to another. But towards the end of the month (yes, I can be a little slow at times) I remembered that a vehicle is also a “thing” that allows something…

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A Scenic Drive through Kananaskis

We’ve never just gone for a drive along Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country. But that changed the first Friday in June, when we ended up enjoying a leisurely drive from Canmore to the Interlakes parking lot. We stopped several times along the way, cameras in hands, with the aim of sharing some of the scenic…