Fresh Peach Topping

When you can smell the peaches before you see them, you know they’re going to be good! Whenever I have truly ripe peaches, I like to prepare them simply, without too much fuss. This peach topping is perfect for breakfast pancakes or yogurt, and way… too good over ice cream as a dessert. My husband’s direct quote was, “yummm…. peaches … Read More

Frank Slide and Turtle Mountain

Location: Just off Highway #3 Crowsnest Pass – Alberta, Canada Destination: Turtle Mountain Summit Distance: 6.5 Miles / 10.4 Kilometers round-trip Elevation: 7,250 Feet / 2,209 Meters Elevation Gain: 2,900 Feet / 884 Meters Difficulty: Moderate Scramble | Mostly Class 2 – The Trail gets into some Class 3 near the top involving brief points of exposure. Climbing gear is … Read More

Homemade Chipotle Mayonnaise with Grilled Vegetables

This is one of my favorite dinners to make all summer long. It’s so quick and easy, and I never get tired of eating Chipotle Mayonnaise! We usually add sweet potatoes or chicken to the grill to make this into a meal. In the spring, I like to add asparagus to the mix. Later in the summer, I add corn … Read More

Haystack Butte

Location: Glacier National Park – Montana, U.S.A. Destination: Haystack Butte Distance: About 3.4 Miles / 5.4 Kilometers round-trip from Going To The Sun Road Parking Lot indicated in the overview map. Elevation: 7,490 Feet / 2,283 Meters Difficulty: Moderate Hike / Scramble | Class 1 and Class 2 – The climbers route to get up to the Highline trail is … Read More