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Climbing up to the source of the Crowsnest River, from Crowsnest Lake, in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.
Schaffer's description of Bow Lake is perhaps a fine as any ever written.
Bog Horn Ram
Mary Schaffer's description of wild life along the trail of what is today, the icefield parkway, makes for entertaining reading.
They followed mountain trails through burned out forests that cracked and crackled like matchsticks.
Along the Icefileds Parkway.
Along the Icefields Parkway.
View from Parker Ridge
We do, though, have to search. Fortunately, in Alberta, that’s not hard. Sunshine on cattails, a prairie sunrise, a rainbow, or misty mountain lakes are commonplace wonders in our province and all we need do is open the door and go.