grottoIce climbing Grotto Falls with Canmore friends, Doug Nelson, Everett Fee and Terry Kenny (UK). Throughout the year this spectacular grotto is visited by many for the pictographs and for the unique topography. I had the good fortune to climb with these three seasoned ice climbers during mid January in ideal conditions.

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Amy and Arend Ski into Skoki Lodge

Monday, 13th January 2014 by
skoki lodgeSkoki Lodge is a classic back country ski tour. My friend Val has done it many times and I had always fancied it.

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RundellWe have long neglected the wonderful facilities of the Canmore Nordic Centre – pisted cross country runs of up to 30Km.

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ice linesTerry and Andrew were lucky to attend the book-launch of this new selected ice climbing guidebook at the Iron Goat, Cougar Creek in the Canadian Rockies the other night.

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Rush Hour on the CPR

Sunday, 3rd March 2013 by
l1010459Fairly quiet on the CPR too…… Until the train comes by !!!!

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Rush Hour on Highway 93

Wednesday, 27th February 2013 by
Hardly the M6Hardly the M6 ...

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Niagara Falls

Friday, 28th September 2012 by
Falls from the topI spent last week in Niagara at the International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress. We arrived pretty late at night and looking out of my hotel window at some unearthly hour in the morning I could see a huge dinosaur, a ferris wheel and a steaming volcano; I thought I was in Las Vegas. Thankfully when […]

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A Competition…

Wednesday, 7th March 2012 by
A 'herd' of NomicsSo let the winter season end as it begun – with a caption competition.

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