Category Archives: Rocky Mountains of Alberta

Vermillion Lakes — Beyond the Iconic Landscape

  When most people think of Vermillion Lakes near Banff, an image of Mount Rundle (one of Banff’s most recognizable mountains), usually comes to mind.  But there is a hidden side to this magical place–a wild side that can be revealed … Continue reading

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An Alberta Jewel

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Rocky Mountain Drive

The Rocky Mountains are a great teacher. They teach humility – their massive, magnificent presence puts a tiny insignificant human and their problems in perspective. They teach stability – they’ve been there for thousands of years in spite of how … Continue reading

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Mountain Mammal Monday

If it’s summer in Alberta, then Highway 40 must be open. This magnificent drive, an hour west of the city, meanders along the eastern slopes of the Kananaskis Range of the Rocky Mountains. The highest point of the drive is … Continue reading

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