Tag: camping

Elk Island National Park (Astotin Lake Sunset)

Just a picture I thought I posted earlier in the summer.  It’s been a busy summer where other things have taken precedence over photography, so I don’t have a lot of new pictures to post.  When I have had the time and the inclination,… Continue Reading “Elk Island National Park (Astotin Lake Sunset)”

This week’s view

View from the campsite at Jasper National Park… home for the next week…   

Bow Lake

This is the first full day of my annual camping adventure with Mom and Dad – this year we’re in Banff. We spent the day driving towards the Columbia Icefields and stopping for any promising photo opportunities. I’ll have a picture of a black… Continue Reading “Bow Lake”

Athabasca Falls

I haven’t posted any pics from my camping trip with my parents to Jasper in July lately so here are a few from Athabasca Falls. The falls were quite close to the campground we were staying at so it was our first touristy stop.… Continue Reading “Athabasca Falls”

love is…

This has been my camping coffee mug for years. It’s one of my favourite camping rituals, along with nightly hot dog and marshmallow roasts around the fire before bedtime.

clark’s nutcracker

According to the Jasper guidebook I had handy on the trip, this is a Clark’s Nutcracker.  These were taken at the Endless Chain mountain road side pull-out on the Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Banff. I really wanted to see mountain goats on this… Continue Reading “clark’s nutcracker”

Elk Island National Park

  I just got back from my annual camping trip with my parents.  Our main destination this year was Jasper National Park, but on the way we camped at Elk Island National Park for a night. Elk Island is about an hour from Edmonton… Continue Reading “Elk Island National Park”


The sign that greets campers at one of the campgrounds in Jasper National Park. One road side bear sighting so far – I’ll post the pics when I get home.

Summer Reading

I’m going camping in a week. One of my favourite parts about camping is reading by the campfire until the last bit of sun is gone. Not sure I’ll have room in my luggage for all these books, though!