Hike: Ha Ling Peak

Ha Ling Peak overlooks Canmore. The hike takes about 2 to 3 hours with roughly 2300 ft elevation gain, about 6km. Hiking poles recommended for the descent. This hike is a favorite among the locals, many trail runners train here. Try to start early. Take a raincoat. As with any mountain, the weather can change …

World’s most adorable sea otter

If you haven’t subscribed to Otter501 on youtube yet, you are missing out. Videos used to be posted frequently, but now they are making a documentary and they just give us a glimpse from time to time. Still, it’s just the thing you need to start your weekend off with a smile!

Carhenge FTW!

Skoda unveiled CITIHENGE in London – a sortof Stonehenge replica but made with old cars painted white as part of the London Olympics. I think it’s hilarious! Some pictures even have lambs in them for good measure 🙂 [via Giz UK]

Grizzly Family in the Wild

We were incredibly lucky to see this Grizzly family in the wild recently. It appears to be a mother and two consecutive years’ cubs crossing a river, and dashing through a ravine. Not sure if I’d be able to keep up with them! The video above is HTML5 embedded. You’ll need an HTML5 capable browser …