Monthly Archives: July 2010

Axel Heiberg high Arctic traverse a success!

Location: 1,000 KM south of the North Pole

We have pulled it off!  Yesterday we crossing 20 KM of glacier, just before a huge snow storm hit! Our highest camp was at just over 1000 meters, within sight of the steeply rising glacier that formed our ascent route. The glacier crossing Continue reading

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Mating swifts do it in a rapid descent!

Location: Kalamalka Lake in the Okanagan of British Columbia

We just witnessed a pair of white-throated swifts spiraling down locked together and fluttering like a child’s pinwheel!!!!  We are sitting here on a 100 meter cliff frequented by climbers, when this amazing bird dance caught our Continue reading

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