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Hunting the Tombstones

November 05, 2016 - Late August in Tombstone Territorial Park has long been a bucket-list trip of mine, and it certainly did not disappoint...
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Landslide and Lake of the Falls - The Reprise

August 04, 2015 - After a few emails back and forth between Clayton and me, we had settled on a backpacking destination for the long weeke...
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Cataract Pass and Valley of the Lakes

August 06, 2014 - Ever since I day hiked to Cataract Pass in 2010, I've been itching to return and visit points beyond -- specifically the...
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Iceland: Day 4 - Iceland Revealed

May 27, 2014 - Tuesday, May 27 Our decision to stop early at Skaftafell and hope for the weather to clear turned out to be a good one.
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Kinglette (Kinglet) Lake

August 05, 2013 - My wife and I took our one year-old son backpacking over the Saturday and Sunday of the August long weekend for the firs...
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Bald Hills

July 06, 2013 - This was our first legitimate hike with our baby. He was a real trooper and we enjoyed stretching our legs up to Bald Hi...
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Robson Valley

July 06, 2013 - It was Callum's first camping trip and time for summer holidays! Transitioning to 'car camping' from backpacking creates...
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Cathedral Peak

April 18, 2013 - Eager for an adventurous hiking goal in Drakensberg, Cathedral Peak was the natural choice from Didima Camp. However, as...
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Doreen Falls and the Southern Cross

April 18, 2013 - We spent the night in Durban after our three-day safari and again Tim was there the next morning to pick us up for two n...
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Highwood Circuit

July 19, 2012 - On July 13-15, with snow still persisting in areas like Assiniboine, Dustin, Jessica, and I decided to do a highly rated...
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Mt. Fairview

October 10, 2011 - At the tail end of larch season, Erin & I, Liz, and Holly went for a hike up Mt. Fairview which is the mountain just to...
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Aster Lake

September 19, 2011 - I booked an extra day off work to hike Northover Ridge in Kananaskis with Clayton. After sleeping in my truck at the tra...
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Tonquin Valley

September 06, 2011 - After a long August, Erin and I finally had a chance to get away on September long weekend. We spent the night at the Ov...
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Fish Lakes

August 02, 2011 - The plan was for Erin and I to relax at Fish Lakes for August long weekend. For the most part, we did just that. Mosq...
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Tangle-Beauty-Nigel Pass

July 12, 2011 - T his is a trip I have had my eye on for a while. From the topo, it looked look it might be an enticing loop. It is an a...
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Newfoundland

July 04, 2011 - The East Coast Trail is a much different trail than I've hiked before. It weaves 540 km along the coastline, in and out...
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Landslide Lake

June 20, 2011 - Distance: 11 km return Elevation gain: 1200 m Maximum elevation: 2600 m This is a highly scenic hike which I much p...
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Birdwood Traverse

September 28, 2010 - On this warm, breezy Saturday I met Clayton at 7:30 am and we did the Birdwood Traverse starting at Commonwealth Creek,...
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Great Divide Trail - Owen Creek to Sunset Pass

August 03, 2010 - This trip started out as our back-up plan after I was unable to secure backcountry permits to my first choice. I had pre...
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Iceline Trail

July 17, 2010 - On a Sunny July weekend, Erin and I went hiking with Matt and Tammy to the Iceline Trail in Yoho National Park. This is...
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Skoki Valley

July 06, 2010 - Myself and the better half spent four days in Skoki after the long weekend, and were treated by fantastic weather and re...
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Two O'Clock Ridge

October 25, 2009 - Distance: 12 km Elevation gain: 1150 m Time: 4.5 hours The weather was a breezy, partly cloudy 4 degrees at Kootenay...
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Sentinel Pass

October 10, 2009 - In the height of larch season, we ventured into larch valley and Sentinel Pass. My photos were terrible, but here's a sh...
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Jasper Skyline

September 21, 2009 - In my opinion, there is only one way to hike the Skyline Trail: fast, light, and in good weather. By packing light and p...
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East End of Rundle

September 12, 2009 - This is a short, easy scramble close to Canmore. It took us around three hours return.
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Cataract Pass

July 19, 2009 - It's not very often you can hike from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park to the White Goat Wilderness and back...
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Wilcox Pass

July 18, 2009 - One of the nicest short hikes in the Rockies is Wilcox Pass. The trail starts on the north side of the Wilcox Creek camp...
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Cape Breton Skyline

July 01, 2009 - The Skyline Trail is between Pleasant Bay and Cheticamp on the west shore of Cape Breton Island. It is a popular hike th...
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Jacques Lake

June 22, 2009 - Looking for an early season destination, we decided on Jacques Lake. We woke Saturday morning to unpredictable skies, an...
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Wapiabi Gap

May 19, 2009 - Darren, Steve, and I planned a backpacking trip over May long weekend from Crescent Falls to Wapiabi Gap, with the event...
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Tuff Puff

September 13, 2008 - Time for a day hike out of the pages of Ross & Kyba. It was our puppy's first hike! We got going around 9:30 but didn't...
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Cirque Peak

August 16, 2008 - What a weekend to hit the Icefields Parkway! We met my parents at a campground on Highway 11 before leaving Saturday mor...
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Slims River to Observation Mountain

July 29, 2008 - Saturday, July 19, 2008 Morning came early as we had stayed up late organizing gear for the trip. We picked up the rent...
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Landslide & Lake of the Falls

June 30, 2008 - Lake of the Falls We arrived at the Pinto Lake Trailhead at 9:30 on Friday night. With plenty of light, we decided to s...
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Littlehorn Meadows

September 03, 2007 - This is a popular front-range backpacking loop beginning and ending at the Cline waste transfer station. We had solitude...
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