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Cherry Creek

What started as a search for an eagle nest near the Cherry Creek confluence with the Kootenay River ended up as a peek into abandoned buildings and wondering what it was like to live in the area some fifty years … Continue reading

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Travel Theme – Green

Ailsa over at Where’s My Backpack has Green as the weekly travel theme. With warming temperatures and the moisture in the rock and ground and hidden from the sun, the moss is very green and it is sending out spores … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge Theme of the Week – Lunchtime

The Daily Post photo challenge for this week is Lunchtime. On the EKOC hike on the Dewdney Trail, we had a wonderful lunchtime spot at 1000 metres in between the hills, out of the wind with views of the surrounding … Continue reading

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The Dewdney Trail – Searching for Gold

A group of seven EKOC (East Kootenay Outdoor Club) enthusiastic hikers headed up the Wildhorse Creek to hike a section of the Dewdney Trail. The trail was developed in the 1860’s when the excitement of the gold rush was paramount in the … Continue reading

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A Word A Week Photography Challenge – Hats

The word for this week from A Word In Your Ear is “Hats”. My hats are the snow and ice covering the rocks in Mark Creek which is the creek that eventually tumbles over the Marysville falls. There is a … Continue reading

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Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge – Lost In The Details

Christopher Martin does indeed live in one of the most beautiful regions of Western Canada. The Kananaskis, Banff and Canmore Rocky Mountain areas provide many wonderful opportunities “to get lost in the details” of a nature or wildlife scene. On the … Continue reading

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Three Bites Of Deliciousness

I was introduced to these three bite wonders in December on a snowshoe trek with my girlfriend at Crystal mountain in Kelowna, BC. Halfway through our 10 kms stomp, Lori reached into her backpack and pulled out a plastic container and said, … Continue reading

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“Wild Weekly Photo Challenge – Green!”

I am going “green” for the wild weekly photo challenge.

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A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Garden

I am liking the gardens of lichen

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Taking The Bull Around The Bend – A River Ramble

The Bull River runs for 117 miles and is a tributary of the Kootenay River located in Southeast British Columbia. There were eight of us who participated in the ramble on the latter part of the river shortly before it … Continue reading

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