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.

8 01, 2012

Adventure Racing in Saskatoon

2016-10-30T13:11:17+00:00 January 8th, 2012|activities, trip reports|

by Howard Hemingson Race Director This summer saw the ACC Sask Section and Prairie Dog Racing hosting two adventure races in Saskatoon. The Urban Adventure Race was held on Saturday, June 11 and the Gopher Chase was held on Saturday, September 17. This was my third year organizing the Urban AR, which has been occurring [...]

30 10, 2011

Backpacking around Skoki

2016-10-30T13:11:17+00:00 October 30th, 2011|activities, camping, trip reports|

Skoki Mountain, carrying a 42lb backpack, scrambling, blisters and taking in the raw beauty of the mountains…this was my first backcountry adventure! A few things I learned along the way:  Ensure the new hiking boots are well worked in! Hikes around the Meawasin Trail in Saskatoon will not do the job…as Alicia, [...]