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Gear Review: Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Hoody

Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Hoody Reviewer: Patrick Hutchison $545 CAD My Gear Style: Hand-Me-Down Hero Best-Bang-for-Your-Buck Buccaneer Use It ‘Til It Disintegrates   Review There are two types of jackets in this world: the kind you grab when you’re headed out to happy hour and the kind you grab when the world has ended and everything is a frozen wasteland. For…

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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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Still Life: Jasper in June

This is a collection of photos taken in Jasper National Park, around Patricia Lake and along the Athabasca River. Spring this year in Jasper had a beautiful start with sunshine and clear skies before the inevitable June rain arrived. Flora and fauna sprouted up with the sunshine and welcomed the rain. The rivers and lakes swelled with spring runoff, but…

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Always a Silver Lining

In case you’’ve been too busy grumpily looking at the sky to notice, the wildflowers are really strutting their stuff this year.

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Beat the Drizzle: 8 Tips for Taking Pics in the Rain

Rockies dwellers are hoping for a dry, warm summer. But, although Environment Canada has forecasted plenty of sunshine for the mountains, chances are we will get our fair share of the wet stuff again this year. Rain equals poor opportunities in the mind of many photographers. Yet, it offers great potential if one has the right attitude and a little…

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