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Canadian Rockies: sundog days

I spend long periods in the summer in Greece, walking in the mountains.  Preparations for the day typically consists of donning a pair of walking sandals (hence my avatar), lightweight shorts and a relatively fresh T-shirt.  Dehydration is the main … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies: global weather patterns, local effects: wrapped in thermals not cotton wool

In January the Canadian Rockies normally experience very cold conditions.  When I first came to Banff in the winter of 2010/11 the warmest temperature in the month from mid-December to mid-January was minus 15oC and most mornings the short walk … Continue reading

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