The Most Beautiful Lake in Haida Gwaii: Takakia Lake

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Only took us three attempts over five years to see this incredible lake.

Where to Photograph New Zealand’s Endemic Glowworms (for FREE)

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One of the main tourist attractions in New Zealand is glowworm tours – tours that allow you to see their special species of glowworm Arachnocampa luminosa. Endemic to New Zealand, these gnats provide some of the best displays of bioluminescence the … Read More

The Best (free) Hotsprings near Rotorua

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Hot Pots, Hot Pools, Hot Springs? Free is something a lot of people can get behind, soaking in warm water is another.  Situated on the Ring of Fire between the Indo-Australian Plate and the Pacific Plate, New Zealand has a … Read More

Visiting Haida Gwaii in 2017

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Haida Gwaii (previously known as ‘The Queen Charlotte Islands”) has always been something of a second home for me since I was a kid. My father grew up in the Moresby Island town of Sandspit, so visiting the islands wasn’t … Read More

Haida Gwaii in 4k

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Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands) if you haven’t heard of it is a chain of islands north of Vancouver island. I’ve been going here since I was a kid and more recently been trying to both film and photograph … Read More

Winter Workshop

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  Abraham Lake has always been one of the few places, easily accessible from either Edmonton or Calgary that I’ve always wanted to visit. The massive man-made lake covers some 50 km2. The decaying plant matter in the lake bed … Read More

Larch Exploring

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“A wet night and a morning above 8,000ft”   Babies first Mountaineer was supposed to be my first trip lead as an executive of the UAOC (University of Alberta Outdoors Club) – trip paperwork submitted six-weeks in advance meant there … Read More