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  • Day 2 – Cascade Mountain & Stoney Squaw

    Day 2 was probably remembered most for its notorious switchbacks, and the surreal beauty of the Cascade Amphitheatre, not to mention the worsening smoke from the BC forest fires. The day’s hikes consisted of the Cascade Amphitheatre (13.2 km, 640m elevation gain) and Stoney Squaw (4.2 km, 190m)  Cascade Amphitheatre  It was Sunday, August 6th. Just like…

  • Day 1: Rockbound & Boom Lakes

    Lake Day, as it was dubbed, was the best way possible to start the trip. We wasted no time getting into it as we were set to hike Rockbound Lake (16.8km, 760m elevation gain) and Boom Lake (10km, 175m) for a combined 27km of hiking with 935m of elevation gain! Each hike was to take…

  • Banff Jasper 150 – Prologue

    On Friday, August 3rd, 2017, myself and 27 students from across Canada came together in Calgary, Alberta. Many had already known one another, many more did not. But if the initial talks and impressions were any indication, we were all in for quite the week. After hours of waiting at the airport for everyone, the…

  • Banff / Jasper 150

    I am very excited to announce that in a few months I will be back in the Rockies! The Canadian Rockies are a very special place to me. Although I’ve only spent a short amount of time there, it had a profound impact on me and I am working towards some day moving out there.…