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Adventures with Powder Pete & Eric

Adventures with Powder Pete & Eric

In 2019 we did something different, we bought a snowmobile! This was to enable us to get skiing in the great backcountry provided in the Purcell Mountains, just West of our house. But, to learn the ropes back there, you need a guide and our guide is “Powder...
Gone to the Birds

Gone to the Birds

In the new big world of COVID-19 you have to find more things to do near home. This has had me dust off my camera and start birding again. I’ve created 3 checklist in the last 4 days which is a veritable flurry of activity based on previous eBird usage. Birding...
She’ll STILL Be Coming Round the Mountain….

She’ll STILL Be Coming Round the Mountain….

After much internal debate I decided to enter in Round the Mountain 2020. Date of the the race is June 21, 2020 (If it happens but, boy oh boy, I hope things as far in the future as June can go on). As the front country ski season came to a screeching halt on March...
On Riding Squirrel

On Riding Squirrel

Prior to the great sled purchase of 2019 I had one vision of how two people ride on a snowmobile. That was: One person sits up front, handling the navigation, while the other sits behind hanging on. The person in the back has to have some awareness of what is going on...
Day Trip!!!

Day Trip!!!

What’s better than an impromptu day trip to Fernie Alpine Resort with a buddy!!! (Rhetorical question, so no question mark). Meegs and I calibrated with a 7 AM phone call that the hour long road trip to Fernie was where it was at for the days’ excitement....