Prairie Mountain hike in Kananaskis

If you are looking for a 3-4 hour hike with some good elevation gain in the Kananaskis Country to the east of Banff and the west of Calgary, then Prairie Mountain is a good choice.

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Yosemite Part 1

Paul, Marcus, Robyn and I spent a wonderful week in Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park in early September. Beautiful scenery, perfect weather, no smoke from the huge fires to the northwest, no crowds, great company, and no bugs due to a few nights of sub-zero temperatures. Robyn and I drove over from San Francisco…

Stirling Range Weekend

Paul and I met our friends Chris and Julia in the Stirling Ranges this past weekend for an overnight hike up the ridge. The weather forecast was pretty good, so we packed up and drove 4.5 hours to the Bluff Knoll Retreat campsite. On the way there we were treated to some lovely views. Once…

Redgate beach

Hike in Cape Naturaliste

Two weekends ago we went for a group hike along the coast.  We walked 20 km along what is called The Cape to Cape Track. Its 135 km length meanders its way from lighthouse to lighthouse along a stunning piece of coastline. Yvonne, the instigator/organizer, has been steadily walking it from end to end, picking…