Monthly Archives: August 2011

Glacier – the definitive DYB

For those that follow this posterous (all 2 of you), there has been a series of video???s that call out my friend Mike Brodie, in which I am in some kind of beautiful place, and call him out with a ???damn you brodie???. Why? I have no idea. It just hap… Continue reading

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Glacier – Avalanche Lake and 2 Medicine Area – 2 more great hikes make 50 miles

Finishing off the trip were 2 more hikes, both with their own charms. 1st up was the Trail of the Cedars and Avalanche Lake. A relatively easy 4-5 mile roundtrip, with some elevation gain. The gorge was really interesting, with water flumes and ra… Continue reading

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Glacier – Highline trail – can’t get enough of those views.

As is the pattern, we think we are going to hike one hike, and then find out that the one we want is closed (Hidden Lakes ??? snow), so we take another which turns out to be most excellent. In this case, we took Glacier???s Highline trail, which showc… Continue reading

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Glacier – Swiftcurrent Pass hike – "what? you saw bears?"

After finding out that Grinnell Glacier trail and the Iceberg Lake trails were closed, we needed another hike. We considered hiking to Cracker lake, but were less than thrilled with the 1st 2 miles of horse droppings. We decided on SwiftCurrent Pa… Continue reading

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GlacierWaterton NP – the fantastic Crypt Lake hike

This was the highlight for me, hiking what has been called the best hike in Canada: Crypt Lake. From the Wiki: ???After continuing over the alpine creek adjacent to the campground you follow the trail towards the ledge and tunnel. The ledge is about… Continue reading

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a greeting from Mont Saint-Michel

Well ??? my dear mom went to Paris for a whirlwind vacation. And found herself at the world famous Mont_Saint-Michel . She was busy , but still found the time for an important video message. Continue reading

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