Christmas books for mountain folk

Books are always a good gift at Christmas time, and here are some suggestions for anyone on your list who loves mountains, and particularly the backcountry of the Canadian Rockies. My first two recommendations are classics, but still readily available  throughout the...

Late larches in the Purcell Range

Canadian Rockies Trail Guide contributor Jim Thorsell sends along this photo of fresh snow and golden larches at Brewer Lakes in the Purcell Range. He comments that “about 1/3 of larches as of 25 Sept had turned so our larch season is later here with a peak this...