Forgotten Fire Lookout

February 26, 2016

“Anyone can see a forest fire. Skill lies in sniffing the first smoke.” ~Robert A. Heinlein Black Rock Mountain, a prominent peak in the front range of the Canadian Rockies, features a small piece of […]

Indie Game Bash Returns

February 17, 2016

Fans of couch multiplayer gaming and independently developed video games, rejoice! The Indie Game Bash is upon us once more. If you missed the inaugural Bash hosted last summer at Sunalta Community Centre, Indie Game […]

Calgary’s Song Dogs

February 12, 2016

There have been moose strolling around downtown, black bears rifling through garbage bins in the suburbs, lynx spotted in residential yards, and cougars prowling through parks. The previous incidents have been few and far between, but […]

Rocky Mountain Valentine

February 5, 2016

February is here and with its arrival comes Saint Valentine’s Day. Whether you loath or love this annual celebration it has become a cemented aspect in our culture and is here to stay. Instead of […]

Wild Jobs Part Five: Wildlife Photographer

January 29, 2016

Photography has long been a hobby of mine, especially wildlife photography.  I always thought that professional photographers that were paid to photograph wild creatures in exotic locations had some of the best jobs in the […]

Ski The City

January 15, 2016

Despite hopeful pleas winter has decided to show up for another year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors.  Now that Calgary is covered in a blanket of the white stuff, it’s the […]

Wild Jobs Part Four: Search & Rescue

October 16, 2015

In the early 1990’s it was identified there was need for organized search and rescue (SAR) in Alberta to search for lost/missing persons in wilderness settings.  The response started at the grass roots level and […]

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