The Woes of Wildlife Cameras

December 17, 2016

Two years ago I published a story called Wildlife Watch about the implementation of a wildlife camera program at the school I was working at. The program was a huge success with the students and […]

Fat Tire Revolution

November 30, 2016

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”                         […]

History in the Highwood

October 1, 2016

If you’re searching for a quiet hike with a little adventure mixed in Zephyr Creek Trail might just be what you’re looking for. Situated in the picturesque Highwood region of Kananaskis Country, Zephyr Creek is […]

Cool Caves

June 16, 2016

The most popular cave in the Calgary area (outside of Banff’s Cave & Basin) is likely the Canyon Creek Ice Cave in Kananaskis. First Nation groups have known about the cave for centuries, but it […]

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 […]

Cold Water Kings

July 23, 2015

When you think about the sport of surfing you likely picture turquoise water, radiant sunshine, bikinis and board shorts, bronzed bodies, and tropical oases in exotic locales. The City of Calgary, located in one of Canada’s landlocked […]

Bragging Rights

July 11, 2015

It wouldn’t be too hard to argue that Bragg Creek and Kananaskis are the epicenter for mountain biking in this province. Novice riders are now discovering what veterans of the sport have known for years; […]

Hunting History

May 15, 2015

One of the things I like to do while spending time outside is searching for clues that make the past come alive.  Decommissioned fire lookouts, decrepit old cabins, barns that are about to topple over, ghost […]

Skiing & Snowboarding

December 16, 2014

Since winter has decided to show up for another year, I wanted to highlight some of Alberta’s favourite skiing and snowboarding destinations. I’m going to start with the sites closest to Calgary and progressively move farther away. […]

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