Monthly Archives: December 2013

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1 12, 2013

The Burgess Shale – What a Find

2016-10-30T13:11:15+00:00 December 1st, 2013|activities, trip reports|

On the evening of August 31, 2013, eight mostly-strangers met at a dimly-lit hostel in the heart of Yoho National Park. The group was preparing to hike up to one of the protected sites of the Burgess Shale, a fossil site home to some of the best-preserved organisms that lived over 500 million years ago.