My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

wolf / first aid kit Columbia Icefield Saw one of these on the way back.  Don’t know what they’re called, but it’s a hole  in the glacier where water goes down.  A few people have gone missing up here over the years.  They just found a body of a guy that had missing for 20 …

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misty / ray stevens Columbia Icefield Seems somebody brought a Canadian Flag up to the Icefields one day. It was a big hit, so … … they brought up more flags. I figure there’s about 20 different flags up here now.  And probably more coming. Why not?

tender offerings / first aid kit The Columbia Icefield Glacier Stream! Perhaps the purest water on the planet. A tradition to drink. But who could resist? Snare some water from the fountain …  A toast … The cold blood of the Glacier. Whereby any cup would be a Grail. HOOOOLY …. !!! It’s SSSSSSSSSSSOOOOOOO …… …

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bj thomas The Columbia Icefield If you’re skating on thin ice, you might as well dance. – Anita Shreve Sally forth! Watch your step. It’s slippery. Well … it’s ice! But we came prepared. Ray bought some of these.  Also … Our raingear from Niagara Falls. Keep your powder dry.I’ve found that wet cameras often …

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magical mystery tour / beatles The Columbia Icefield Many are cold, but few are frozen. You can only see a small part of the Icefield from below. It’s HUGE. The Tour doesn’t go up on top. We go to the Athabasca Glacier. Climb aboard! But first: Melody? Melanie? gives us a prep talk.  Sign behind …

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when i grow up / first aid kit The Columbia Icefield So … when you get to the Icefield you’ll see this place:  Except it was rainy. Drizzly rain.  The Centre is full of people from every place on the planet.  It has a restaurant/cafeteria; a gift shop; a viewing deck; historical displays; toilets … …

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Climb Ev’ry Mountain / Peggy Wood from The Sound of Music / Rogers and Hammerstein The Columbia Icefield Finally we arrive at our modern Icefield conveyance: The ICE EXPLORER! Next … To the ICE !

Rainy Day People / Gordon Lightfoot Heading for the Icefields Rainy. But we’ve got an appointment at the Icefields. Mountains are like oceans.  Even in bad weather they are beautiful and mysterious. At Last!!! Icefields in sight!

Blue Water / Poco Day 2: Rain We head out for our scheduled Tour of Columbia Icefields. But on the way we stop at  Athabasca Falls Be careful … Deadly accident at Athabasca Falls Posted date: August 12, 2011 / https://www.fitzhugh.ca/author/admin/ … Public Safety Warden Garth Lemke … said the individual went over the very …

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We May Never Pass this Way Again / Seals & Crofts

The Happy Wanderer / Tiny Tim

The Happy Wanderer / The Obernkirchen Children / 1954 Headin’ for wonders. ‘Neath the guardian peak of Pyramid Mountain Lies sleepy Jasper town The jewel of the Rockies Come! Come see the wonders! Our Digs Loaded for bear. The den if full. One of the best places I ever stayed. Charming to a fault. But …

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