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Earth Day 2016 – Celebrate the Day

Earth day was first celebrated in 1970. As of today, this day is celebrated in 192 countries around the world and is coordinated by the Earth Day Network. The date marks a time to promote environmental protection and sustainability. Earth Day 2016 will take place Friday, April 22. Earth Day is celebrated in the northern […]

Elevation change pumps up the Rafting

At an elevation of 2200 meters the Red Deer River leaves the Red Deer Lakes and starts its eastward flow. 45 kilometers later where it exits Banff National Park it is at an elevation of 1640 meters. There are no falls and remarkably few large rapids on a river beginning in such a rugged area. […]

Throwback Thursday Aug 13

Back in the late 90’s and early 2000’s early each spring we looked forward to our rafting trip with a teacher by the name of Andy and his students. For many years he would bring out some of his students for a day of rafting as part of a school activity. The students generally were […]

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