Category Archives: Alberta

Banff in June

As near as I can figure, it has been 50 years since I last camped at Two Jack Lake in Banff National Park. I have been to Banff many times since, and even camped at a couple of different campgrounds … Continue reading

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Springtime in Jasper

Towards the end of May I spent 3 nights camping in Jasper National Park. Naturally my prime reason for the visit was to do some photography. The first morning I got a couple of different views of Geraldine Peak. The … Continue reading

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Banff in April

At the end of April I spent a couple of nights in Banff, hoping to get some good opportunities for photography. Unfortunately it was snowing much of the time and the sky was mainly a dull gray – not great … Continue reading

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Maligne Lake 2018

Once again it seems I am sharing a trip long after it occurred. Between taking photos, processing them, and life in general, blogging often seems to take a back seat until I finally decide to get caught up. Last September … Continue reading

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Backpacking Trip

When forest fires in BC closed The Rockwall Trail, our 5-day backpacking trip for August had to undergo a last minute change in location.  Fortunately, one of our group was familiar with a hike in the Bighorn Country, west of … Continue reading

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Jasper 2018

Over this past summer I managed to get up to Jasper National Park in Alberta several times. The first time was in early June, a trip that was partly a reconnaissance trip for a visit by a couple of my … Continue reading

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Tonquin Valley Hike

Several weeks ago I joined 9 friends for our annual backpacking trip.  This year’s excursion was a 5-day hike on the Tonquin Valley Trail in Jasper National Park.  The trail is about 43 km long which we broke into 4 … Continue reading

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Maligne Lake 2016

The sun was just coming up as we arrived at the Maligne Lake boat launch.  The air may have been cool, just a few degrees above freezing, but our spirits were high as the lake was like glass.  As we unloaded … Continue reading

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Skyline Trail – 2nd Half

Last August, a group of us attempted a 4-day backpacking trip on the Skyline Trail ( previous post ) in Jasper National Park.  Between huge blisters on my feet and snow when we woke up on the 3rd morning we had … Continue reading

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Drumheller Workshop

Earlier this spring I took part in a weekend photo workshop in Drumheller, Alberta.  The workshop was put on by Darlene Hildebrandt ( digitalphotomentor.com ), an Edmonton photographer and educator.  Darlene is also a contributing editor for Digital Photography School.  In … Continue reading

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