The Impassible Road

Despite the summer solstice coming up in the last two days, our weather pattern seems to be firmly stuck in ‘Spring time in the Rockies.’ We have been, and continue to be, wet and cool! A few hardy souls attempted to venture to Rock Lake over the weekend, only to find the road impassable and the popular camping and staging areas closed. It is a pity that Alberta Parks neglected to post the closure at the highway 40 turn-off or to post on their website until June 14th, which was about a week after the park road was closed! Alberta … Continue reading

Rock Lake Road Closed

We promised you some more spring pictures and, even though it’s been raining, we wanted to share some of the current sights around the Escape with you. Last weekend, a curious group of us took a walk down Munn Creek to see the effect that the rain and snow melt has been having on the water levels. Needless to say the creek was high and moving fast and where we were once able to walk along the creek bed, we couldn’t even see the bottom. In just a week the current had started eroding some of the banks and in … Continue reading