A month away in B.C. and Northern Idaho hiking, cycling and swimming, a week canoeing, scattered hiking days in between and an upcoming backpacking trip in Alberta's Kananaskis Country -- it's a good summer. The best part though, has been the unexpected discoveries such as the topic of this week's article:
There's nothing hideous about this jewel tucked in the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies on the border of Jasper National Park.
Read the full article at http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art34189.asp
If you have a story to share about an unexpected hiking find, please post your tale in the forum topic on this very subject (http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=443266#Post443266) or join in on the other hiking threads.
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message.
Megan Kopp, Hiking & Backpacking Editor