Quick Stats: Mount Baldy Location: One hour away from Calgary, Alberta, in Kananaskis Country just outside Banff National Park. Elevation: 2193 metres Round-trip time: 4-6 hours Difficulty: Moderate (due to the crux, which is about 2/3rds of the way to the peak and is avoidable) Height gain: . . .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqpKQkscVwQ&feature=youtu.be I've been taking loads of videos on this trip, yet I've fallen behind when it comes to actually doing anything with that footage. It's been almost a month now since I was in Baños, but I decided to finally go through my files yesterday. . . .
http://youtu.be/vRXmLhRPOBE The Quilotoa Loop is one of Ecuador's biggest attractions in the region near Quito. Quilotoa is the most Western volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. Today, everyone heads there to see the emerald crater lake—the laguna. The loop is a circuit that many travellers choose to . . .
Did you ever wake up with this urge to see 11,000 gannets? Well, that's apparently how many there are at Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve here in Newfoundland. At the tip of a peninsula that juts out into the frigid Atlantic, this ecological reserve just happens to be home to one of the largest . . .
There's nothing like a good national park that's only a three-hour drive away. This past weekend, Tim and I took advantage of the proximity and camped for two nights in Terra Nova National Park. It may not be Newfoundland's biggest national park (there are only two on the island, and Gros Morne gets . . .