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Fire and Icefields

As the last leg of our inaugural journey to the Canadian Rockies, we spent a leisurely day driving up the Icefields Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper. The wildfire smoke—an ever-present threat during this trip—was mostly absent that day, treating us to unforgettable views of Peyto and Bow Lakes, Mistaya Canyon, Sunwapta Falls, and the […]

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Retracing Our Footsteps

I don’t have any memories from my first trip to Lake Louise; I must’ve been three or four years old at the time, whisked up to Alberta alongside my baby brother Jamie. Our parents strapped us to their backs, nestled securely in baby carriers fit for a day hike in the Canadian Rockies. My grandparents […]

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Love, and Lake O’Hara

For a place that would become the site of two huge milestones in our life together, Lake O’Hara was giving us a rough first impression. After piling into a yellow school bus with a few dozen other eager campers, we were driven seven miles into the backcountry; as we were ushered off the bus into […]

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Sea to Sky

For two years preceding our move to Seattle, all of our single-minded work was in service of reaching a simple goal: building a life together near the mountains. When we arrived, I knew that our patience and perseverance would be rewarded with incredible opportunities for adventure. In our seven months here, we’ve been awestruck by […]

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En Français | Montréal, Québec

Un jour, quand nous dirons: “C’était le temps du soleil, Vous souvenez-vous, il éclairait la moindre ramille, Et aussi bien la femme âgée que la jeune fille étonnée, Il savait donner leur couleur aux objets dès qu’il se posait, Il suivait le cheval coureur et s’arrêtait avec lui, C’était le temps inoubliable où nous étions […]

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