Lucky we hiked on this day, by the next one forest fire smoke moved in even more and we could not see the mountains from the valley. Plans to climb again were put on hold until the views get better and the air is safer to breath. #flickr#photo#Banff#banffnationalpark
Lucky we hiked on this day, by the next one forest fire smoke moved in even more and we could not see the mountains from the valley. Plans to climb again were put on hold until the views get better and the air is safer to breath. When I'm not scrambling in the Rockies, you can find me on Twitter
We have been hearing about this hike for a while, and when the opportunity to do it came up, we jumped at it. The U-shape of the glaciated valleys are clearly visible. Perhaps what we are in is called a hanging valley. When I'm not contemplating the geology, you can find me on Twitter
I don't know how to classify small streams. This outlet stream from Tower lake soon joins a much bigger steam to flow out of the Castle watershed. When I'm not hiking in the rockies, you can find me on Twitter
We were on a long grind up hill to the trailhead when I heard my spouse say "Oh s**t!" I looked up, and there we were less than 20 metres from a big grizzly. No where for either us, or the bear to escape. We started backing slowing down the trail and soon met up with other hikers also on the trail. After we all backed up about half a km, we came to a small stream. We were making enough noise now that the bear decided to go up the watershed rath...
Gerry’s Gene Scene 21 – recent developments in colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in Canada, and, after lung cancer, is the second most common cause of cancer-related death. I found some recent genomics news particularly interesting as it revealed significant developments in colon cancer research. #scichat#cancer#sciencesunday#genomics