There are some weeks that the global situation feels very close, very real and very scary.  This week was one of them, and it makes me recognise how fortunate I am to live in a community where I feel safe … Read More

I’ve already covered ptarmigan and marmot, but I felt wildlife deserved their own dedicated page (and I ran into a grizzly.. not literally.. at the weekend, and bear 148 was shot by a hunter in BC *sad face* so it’s a wildlife-y week). … Read More

It’s been a fun and busy couple of weeks in Banff – I missed last week’s #150for150 as I was away in Assinniboine. For my birthday this year some friends and colleagues bought me a flight in to Assinniboine Lodge, … Read More

harvey pass

Most mountain tops are now clear from snow… which can only mean one thing! It’s summit season! Each time I check a hike off the list I think I add two or three more (this can be extrapolated to all … Read More

As always, we kick of the new year with LOTS of things going on in Banff & the Bow Valley. Banff’s Big Taste starts this week, kicking off with fresh tracks & mountain lunch at Lake Louise Ski Resort. This is … Read More

Donna & Lucy Helicopter - photo by Anna Powell

One of the things I love THE MOST about living in this town is sharing it with other people. The excitement, joy and overwhelming awe on people’s faces is mirrored in my own. When I collected Donna and Lucy from … Read More