Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is the hanging tongue on the face of the earth, drooling endlessly over its own beauty.
–Vinita Kinra

Larch Valley

Every moment there are a million miracles happening around you: a flower blossoming, a bird tweeting, a bee humming, a raindrop falling, a snowflake wafting along the clear evening air. There is magic everywhere. If you learn how to live it, life is nothing short of a daily miracle.

Boom Lake Hike

Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
-Wallace Stevens

Sulphur Mountain Hike

Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.
David McCullough Jr.


A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.
James N. Watkins

Kootenay Lake

A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.

Henry David Thoreau

Westwind Pass

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
-Beverly Sills

Ptarmigan Cirque

Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.
-John Muir