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Jumpin' Jasper

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Photo by Wendy Max
Medicine Lake

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Bears

Wading bearfoot

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Black bear

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And the baby bear said, "This water is too cold."

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Black bear
August 17, 2011

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Bearly ashore

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Black bear

August 24, 2011
Canon Rebel T1i,

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Bearly looking up

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Black bear
August 17, 2011

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Red bear-ies - my favorite

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Black bear
August 17, 2011

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What's under here?

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Black bear
August 17, 2011

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Grubs! Yum!

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Black bear
August 17, 2011

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Taste like chicken

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Black bear
August 17, 2011

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Other mammals

Oh come on, just smile

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Mountain goat

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Getting my goat

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Mountain goat

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Contestant 522

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Elk

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Pika

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Elite

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Who you calling a marmot

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When marmots lay low

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Ground squirrel

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Edith Cavell Meadow

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Birds

Grousing about the Rockies

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Raven

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The rave

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Raven

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How Art Wolfe got started

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Raven

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Gull-able

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Gull

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Landscapes

Log jam

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Moraine Lake
Juy 17, 2011

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Mountainous reflection

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Moraine Lake

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Hike to Lake Agnes

Low hanging cloud

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En rounte to Lake Agnes

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Reflecting on the hike

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Mirror Lake

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Hike to Edith Cavell Meadow, Angel Glacier Lake

Angel glacier lake

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Flora

Anemone

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Western anemone

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Anemone

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Western anemone

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Fungi

Bolete

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Mushroom

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Three shaggy mushrooms

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Mushrooms

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Puffball

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Possibly Lycoperdon perlatum
(per Fred Stevens)
Hike to Edith Cavell Meadow

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Witches butter

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Dacrymyces
per Fred Stevens
Hike to Edith Cavell Meadow

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The Burgess Shale

Getting oriented

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

Here, our guide Mike is describing the 14 mile round trip trek up to the shale. (We had heard it wzs only 12.)

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Canadian map quest

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Trilobite

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Haplophrentis

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Bob, Charles, and the shale

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Wendy finds a fossil

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Shale fossilized

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Two old fossils

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Mike and Charles

Burgess shale
Our guide to the shale and our guide to the shale :D
August 18, 2011

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Bob attempts some up-shale jumping

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Hiking companions

Burgess shale
Lianne and Walter (and Charles)
Above Emerald Lake
August 18, 2011

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Familial hiking

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Alpine Bob

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Hidden waterfall

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Takakkaw Falls

Burgess shale
August 18, 2011

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Fossils

Ammonite

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Ammonite

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Ammonite

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Ammonite

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Banff Springs Hotel

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Our upscale accommodations - In reality, the hotel was impressive architecturally with nice common areas, but the rooms were nothing out of the ordinary.

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Oh Canada

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taken at the base of the Banff Gondola

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The Trip Itinerary: August 13 - August 20, 2011

+ August 13, 2011 - Arrive in Edmonton from SFO

Rent car and drive to Jasper
Bighorn sheep
Dinner at Jasper Pizza Company
Stay at Astoria Hotel in Jasper
+ August 14, 2011 - Jasper National Park

Boat trip on Maligne Lake to Spirit Island
Hike along Maligne Canyon trail
Medicine Lake
Dinner at Earl's in Jasper
Stay at Astoria Hotel in Jasper
+ August 15, 2011 - Jasper to Lake Louise

Hike up to Angel Glacier Lake, Edith Cavell Meadows
Drive along Icefield's Highway
Dinner at Icefields Visitor Center
Stay at Lake Louise Hotel
+ August 16, 2011 - Lake Louise

Hike up to Agnes Lake, stop at Mirror Lake
Lunch at Agnes Lake Tea House
Hike along Lake Louise
Dinner at Lake Louise Hotel
Stay at Lake Louise Hotel
+ August 17, 2011 - Lake Louise

Drive along Icefield Parkway
Bear encounter
Canoing in Moraine Lake
Dinner at Post Hotel, view wine cellar
Stay at Lake Louise Hotel
+ August 18, 2011 - Yoho National Park

Hike to Burgess Shale, above Emerald Lake
Takkakaw Falls
Stay at Banff Springs Hotel
+ August 19, 2011 - Banff National Park

Gondola Ride
Dinner at Coyote's - in town
Stay at Banff Springs Hotel
+ August 20, 2011 - Depart Calgary for Broward International

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Created: August 29, 2011
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