Art + Soul

The Death Trap

How scientists are piecing together Alberta’s fossil record by exploring mountain caves.

Peaks and Valleys: Hope and Healing in the Mountains

A young paramedic finds solace from post traumatic stress in the mountains.

On the Rocks: The Local Impacts of Glacial Melt

Scientists explore the immediate and future effects of glacial melt.

Festival Favourites: Summer 2015

Our fave festivals happening in and around the Canadian Rockies.

Jasper: A Photographer’s Dream

A killer combination of insider-approved, accessible adventures and amazing photos from Jasper National Park.

Outlier: Surviving Beyond the Odds

How to stay lost on a glacier for ten days and drive rescue crews to insanity.

Under the cover: Underground Edition

Get down and dirty with the story behind our cover shot by local photographer Mark Unrau.

The One Rule of Summer

Summer is around the corner. It’s time to prepare your 2013 sunny and warm ‘to-dos’ before it’s too late!

Two Biologists and a Boy: The Long Way Home

A couple of weeks ago, a young male elk ran us off the trail. It was the first time I’’ve been threatened by an animal while hiking with my son Dylan, and the only time I’’ve ever popped the safety off of my bear spray. It happened when Dylan and I were hiking with a friend, Tracy, and her daughter,…

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Two Biologists and a Boy: Road Swimming

June in the Rockies was beyond rainy, but some people still found fun amidst the floods. Highline columnist, Niki Wilson, captures a particularly unique activity that only a kid, or kid-at-heart could enjoy. -Highline “”My nuts are freezing!”” says Dylan as he strips down beside me. I know I am supposed to say something like “the correct term is testicles,…

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Two Biologists and A Boy: Running the Elk

Dylan and his cousin, Drew, watch from the front step as Geoff grabs the “elk stick”  – a hockey stick with multi-coloured plastic strips taped to the blade – and confidently moves toward the ornery bull elk. A member of Parks Canada’s wildlife conflict team, Geoff has a lot of experience with this sort of thing. It’’s the fall rut,…

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HI, MY NAME IS GIARDIA

Perched in front of the camera is a blue, stuffed “Giardia” a friend sent me last year. It has become a part of Dylan’’s stuffy collection, interacting regularly with Sushi, the squirrel monkey, and Sweet Pea, the panda.

Two Biologists and a Boy: Bee Safe

My six-year old son, Dylan, has developed a phobia of insects:— bees and wasps, in particular.