Category Archives: Wildlife

Fall Trip to Jasper

After a long, wet summer I was looking forward to one last Fall camping trip in Jasper National Park. Going online in early August I was lucky to secure a campsite in September for a couple of nights. With Whistlers … Continue reading

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Oregon Photography Workshop

In mid-July I arrived in Crescent City, California to meet up with Tom and Jim, my fellow participants in the Gems of Oregon Workshop put on by photographer Ralph Nordstrom (ralphnordstromphotography.com/) I had previously taken a workshop led by Ralph … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Salton Sea November ’16

The other day, 3 friends and I set off early in the morning to photograph birds at the Salton Sea.  We arrived at the State Park just before sunrise so as to take advantage of golden hour. While it was … 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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Sailing 2016 Part 3 – Desolation Sound & Sunshine Coast

It rained most of the night at Refuge Cove but by morning only the odd shower still lingered.  While a bit damp, it did make for a pretty start to the day. Day 9 itself didn’t quite go as planned. Our … Continue reading

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