Posts Tagged ‘Gallery’

Grand Canyon NP – North and South Rim

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK – NORTH RIM & SOUTH RIM

After being out on the roads for close to twenty days, going through some spectacular countryside andseveral canyons, the awe-experience I expected from the Grandest canyon of them all was hyped up.

When I got to the North Rim, I was surpriced to see Read the rest of this entry »

Bryce Canyon NP – Mozquito Creek – Zion NP

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK – MOZQUITO CREEK – ZION NATIONAL PARK

After tearing up the backroads in Capitol Reef National park I ended up in Bryce Canyon National Park.

Bryce is a wonderful and beautiful place!I hiked a shorter trail called Queens Garden Trail. And it was majestic as Royals! Read the rest of this entry »

Arches NP – Moab – Canyonlands NP – Monument Valley

Arches NP – Moab – Canyonlands NP – Natural Bridges NM – Monument Valley

Who would have thought it was really hot in the desert?? I am blonde and blue-eyed, but this fact actually never crossed my mind.. I got a rude awakening to this fact fairly quickly *smile* Read the rest of this entry »

Sunshine Boys – Lucky Reflections

Monday night me and a friend went to Charles Dickens to grab a couple of beers after work and chat about stuff, just catching up and a nice “after-work” kind of deal.

We both realized that we both have led a pretty adventurous, successful and lucky lives.

I am not writing this to brag, in fact my website (www.s-mart.se), my picasa site (gallery.smart.se) and my newest addition the youtube page (youtube.s-mart.se) are neither for bragging, it’s some kind of therapy, a diary of my life, a blog, a ‘puke-bag’, if you wish Read the rest of this entry »

Banff Mountain Film Festival – October

Yet another dream completed, when I started with all the crazyness of adventures, I heard about the Banff Mountain Film Festival, a weeklong festival honouring the best o the best adventurers around the world and showing some of the best movies made over the year with one theme in common… Mountains. Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – April Stories – Fay Hut

16-17 April – Fay Hut Trip

Steve had been trying to get me to go with him to Fay Hut. I knew nothing about the hut, the hike, where it was or anything, so I said sure, when are we leaving!?  *smile*
Since me and Steve and I didn’t work the same shifts we couldn’t get the same days of to do the trip so we decided to postpone it until Steve has finished working for Caribou Properties. So the trip became reality Monday and Tuesday this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – My Birthday!

My Birthday 14 March

I am just loving life here in Banff, yesterday on my birthday my two bosses, Janette the General Manager and Jamie, the Front Office Manager and I went out for dinner… and what a dinner!!

Menu looked like this: Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – March Stories

070312 – Horseback Riding – Rafter Six Ranch

“You have to come up to the ridge and grab my car and then pick-up Adrienne at Best Western just before 1pm”, said Jamie. Said and done, I borrowed Jamie’s car and picked up Adrienne at 1 o’clock sharp.
We drove past Canmore towards Calgary for about 25min before we could see turnoff 114 Exshaw going towards two of the most well known areas for outdoors people in the world, Yamnuska and Kananaskis Country. The first for its climbing and latter for the hikers and rafters. Read the rest of this entry »

Dreams come true again – Gone heliskiing with Anders!

070220 – 0500 – The alarm goes off, I had barely any sleep. The reason for that was that today I knew would be a very special day! Me and Anders were going to be picked up in one hour and fifteen minutes with a bus taking us back to Panorama and RK Heliplex. It was time to take the virginity of flying a helicopter and also do some heli-skiing!! Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – The day that changed EVERYTHING!

070220 – 0500 – The alarm goes off, I had barely any sleep. The reason for that was that today I knew would be a very special day! Me and Anders were going to be picked up in one hour and fifteen minutes with a bus taking us back to Panorama and RK Heliplex. It was time to take the virginity of flying a helicopter and also do some heli-skiing!!

The white mini-bus in form of a Chevy picked us up just outside the front desk at Hidden Ridge. First we stopped at a few hotels in Banff to pick up a few more people before we were on our way. Read the rest of this entry »