Nestled in the back-country of Banff National Park comes a true gem, unlike no other – a rustic mountain accommodation built in 1928 that differs from its sister huts of the Alpine Club of Canada. As a classy, off the grid, all-inclusive retreat, guests purchase … Continue readingWINTER AT SHADOW LAKE LODGE
Travels to Tasmania in 2018 had me undertaking a ten day adventure through the Eastern Arthur Range in the World Heritage listed South-West National Park, a place of true wilderness. From the range you are extremely far from anything, with wilderness in all directions as … Continue readingThe Disappearing Wilderness
SEPTEMBER 23rd 2018 – A ‘tale from the trail’ Arriving home from a couple of weeks in Iceland recently I was itching to get out and photograph the brief display of fall color that we receive in The Canadian Rockies between about September 15-30th each … Continue reading‘The Sacrificial Goat’ – A Grizzly Bear Encounter in the Canadian Rockies!
Wood Buffalo National Park is one of Alberta’s, if not Canada’s, best kept secrets. It is Canada’s largest National Park (2nd largest in the world), it is UNESCO World Heritage listed as of 1983, and it contains the world’s largest herd of free roaming bison, … Continue readingWood Buffalo National Park – Alberta’s best kept secret
As part of this continuing series on the Lake O’Hara area I would like to share one of the coolest wildlife encounters I have ever had. An unexpected encounter with not one, but two wolverines! First of all upon arriving at Lake O’Hara you can … Continue readingThe Magic of Lake O’Hara – Part 2 (Wolverines)