Banff, Alberta

The town of Banff is recognized world-wide and for the years we were in Calgary, it was a regular retreat for us. We would often drive up there on a Monday morning to have lunch, usually at McDonald’s! As we sat by the gas fireplace eating our chicken burgers we would talk about how fortunate…

An invitation to scramble

Phil suggested that we do a small scramble the other evening.  We probably started a bit late in the evening, 7 pm, so we ended up at the summit about 9 pm. The winds were cool on top but the ridge was dry and clear. Our descent was partially in the dark so we used…

When you’re at THQ….

Coming up the glacier on Hector  One day Tom and Mike had us climbing up the side of a mountain when Tom said to me, “one day when you’re sitting in THQ you’re going to miss all this.” Seems it is more than true. Climbing the stairs of 2 Overlea Blvd doesn’t quite give you…