Our 2016 hunting seasons is over. The last few Christmas seasons have started off with a Sunday morning Christmas hunt throughout Southern Alberta’s Rockies. This year we took our time and went to a spot that was new to us. … Continue reading Christmas tree hunting
The Prince of Whales is a focal place in Waterton. Everyone that comes to the park takes pictures, lumbers through the lobby of the hotel and stands in the wind looking over the Waterton townsite and into the USA. Even … Continue reading Prince of Whales Hotel view point.
We decided we really needed to check out one of our favorite falls. It’s what I think of as the Forgotten falls since I don’t know the actual name. Last winter was the first time we stopped to venture out … Continue reading The Forgotten Falls (or not so forgotten if you are an ice climber)
Today the girl and I took the morning to enjoy our favorite places and leisurely explore. I had heard rumors that the Akamina parkway was back open in Waterton and Red Rock Caynon was once again closed for the winter. … Continue reading Akamina Parkway
Not only are my days mine but I share most adventures with my children. I want to show my children how to love the outdoors. I see kids everyday that are house bound, I don’t want mine to be like … Continue reading Enticing Our Kids Outdoors.
The Mountains are calling. I just had to wear this sweater to work just to get me through the day. After 5 working days with people Iam ready for silence. I enjoy my quiet house, if that’s even possible with kids. People wear me out. Talking on the phone is something I truly hate and sometimes I just want to shut everything out. I may seem like a social person and sometimes I am but after lots of people around I need time off. Holidays are especially hard since everyone, and I mean everyone wants to get together. Everyone wants … Continue reading I just can’t people.
So today was supposed to start out as a sleep in, not leaving the house kind of day. I had the day off of work and some how magical planets aligned and my hubby did not either. Somewhere along the … Continue reading Just get up and go!
Finding the trail head outside of Waterton park, towards the US boarder. You pass the view point and park at the next pullout. We took a few moments to find our path. We were warned that the trail went right … Continue reading Sofa trail
Avion Ridge is about (what I found from other sources) 3000ft elevation gain 26km loop from red rock canyon We completed the loop in 8hours Goat Lake is 7 km (14km round trip) 1000 feet elevation gain Suggested 5 hours … Continue reading Avion Ridge via Goat Lake
Everyone has to start somewhere, and this is my start. Thank you to anyone that will in the future read my ramblings. This may be the start of a public blog but my ramblings started at about the same time I realized how much we enjoyed the great outdoors as a family. Continue reading Starting at the beginning