Posts Tagged ‘Hiking’

Update Camosun, Camping, Canada…

Greetings friends,

Well, what to say, all the issues from my previous posts have been solved more or less and the last few weeks has been more about what I came here for, studying.

Most of the instructors are very talented and bring plenty of life-experience with them into the classrooms and it’s interesting to listen to. I think we are closing in on the half-way mark of the first semester and I guess I am doing ok. I was hoping to be doing a bit better, but being away from the academic world now for almost eight years tends to make you forget things you haven’t used for a while.

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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 »

Panorama / Banff – January Stories

13 January – Thoughts about Banff

Well, why not?

Banff is really positioned very nicely, 1.5h from Calgary with all it’s amenities and services, it has about 10.000 people living here and Jamie said it’s a friendly town, everybody knows everybody.

It’s a metropolitan for adventures that I thuroughly enjoy, the mounaineering, the skiing, the climbing, the iceclimbing, the caving, the hiking, rafting, canoeing, dogsledding, you name it, you can do it.. Read the rest of this entry »

MAST – Wilderness Travel

12 th – 16 th September 2001

The first day on our wilderness trip was expected to be the hardest hiking day of the trip, with the aim of summit the 2846m high Mt Fisher. Mt Fisher, the highest peak in the southern Rockies is notorious for having taken several lives of ambitious hikers and climbers through the years. Read the rest of this entry »

MAST – Three Sisters Hike

2 September

With blue skies and some small summerish clouds on the skies I was picked up by Trevor, Ryan and Mia outside my house. We were to climb the local mountain here in Fernie called The Three Sisters.

Trevor took us in his 4WD up on the backside of the mountains and we started our hike around 10.30am. Read the rest of this entry »