A great day scrambling on Heart Mountain yesterday with the usual stunning views across the Canadian Rockies. Click here for full report & pics
Just when I thought I was doing well not speeding around here, I get nabbed in a temporary speed restriction hitting 72 in a 50 (the road is normally 70) dammit. I have no excuse I should have paid attention to the signs, the cop that stopped me was a reasonable guy and we had a pleasant natter about life in Calgary, I said it was OK other than the damn cops round every corner and he laughed....then gave me my ticket!
Calgary cops 4 Sarah & Chris 0
Looking from the balcony this morning, right across the other side of the valley was a hot air balloon just taking off, whilst out there watching it I noticed this little fella loitering behind the bushes nibbling away at the leaves
Yamnuska is a cracking mountain hike with scree runs, a narrow ledge traverse and as always those beautiful Rocky Mountain views. Click here to see the full hike and photos.
My new No.1 hike (Canadian) a truly spectacular ridge in the most wonderful scenery imaginable. Click here for the full story and pics.
A great short hike up a local mountain to blow away the cobwebs after watching the England game, another Kananaskis classic. Click here for full report and pics
I returned to a mountain that beat me back in April to settle the score and had a fantastic day with steep lung busting ascents, adrenalin pumping scrambles and unexpected slot canyons it is one I will remember for some time. Click here for the full story
Looking out of the rear window of the house this evening it was fantastic to see this young moose make his way out of the trees and along the pathway. The photos are not the greatest quality as it was dark and I grabbed these shots quickly with no flash (resulting in digital noise) still well worth sharing though, Sarah and I loved this.
I finally got over my chest infection that I picked up last time I was out hiking, so obviously it was time to go hiking again, this was a beauty. I met a new friend and got filmed by CTV News Calgary as well as enjoying a cracking little hike. Click here for the full story and pics.
We arrived in Calgary, Canada on 29th December 2011 to continue our journey. This blog is intended to keep our family and friends informed whilst we explore Canada.You can use the RSS feed below to stay updated.
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