The Hermit of Inglismaldie

June 2, 2016

Banff National Park was a very different place in the early 1900’s than the world-class nature preserve we know today. Two coal-mining towns, Anthracite and Bankhead, both long since abandoned, were operating just outside the Banff […]

Legendary Cowboy

May 19, 2016

When discussing history it can be challenging to discern fact from fiction; truth from tale. Detailed record keeping was not what it is today and many stories were only passed on orally; their words never […]

Searching For Wild Bill

September 17, 2015

“I headed downslope to where the cubs were feeding and came up at them, hoping to scare them into one or another of my mining shafts for protection.  It worked perfectly, as they ran for […]

Wild Jobs Part One: Wildlife Biologist

March 6, 2015

Over the coming months I am hoping to highlight several outdoor-related professions through interviews, stories, and photographs.  Part one in this series features a conversation with Michael Jokinen, an Intermediate Wildlife Biologist with the Alberta Conservation […]

Rescue Dogs

February 6, 2015

Powder hungry Canadians are flocking to the backcountry in record numbers. The sale of avalanche safety gear and backcountry permits, as well as hut reservations have all tremendously increased over the past few years. With […]