Ramada Pincher Creek
Travel Blogs from Pincher Creek
On Day 4 of the roadtrip, the British Columbia portion came to an end. Welcome Alberta!
Cranbrook to Fernie
I got up early for the 1hr 10m drive to Fernie to have breakfast. As it was going to be a busy day, I only stopped in Fernie for food. I did though see that there was a Heritage Walking Tour created by the Fernie and District …
Today was moving day. We packed up and headed for Pincher Creek, Alberta. It's named Pincher Creek after the tool a farrier uses to trim hooves and something about a local creek. The legend varies – a pincher tool found by a creek or a pincher tool lost by a creek. Does anyone really care?
In order to get to Pincher Creek we would …
... her to day care, just
down the hallway. We both love the proximity and chance glimpses of
each other on those days. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, grand-maman is
on duty while Fridays are spent with Daddy, grocery shopping and
going to music classes or just playing and hanging out together. In
September, Tom reached a milestone birthday (his 50th) and celebrated
his birthday twice, in the summer with close classmates Doug ...
... 8211; he forged for food about 25 feet away seemingly unaware of the cars and several people impressed by his presence. He was not a baby but certainly far from full grown and his mother (we assume) was near in the trees as we kept seeing a moving figure that did not emerge. I asked Mike if he would be kind enough to get close to the younger bear hence bringing the mother out in the open so we could photograph her. He mumbled something about ...
... exciting and Linda and Jim were as excited as they had not seen one so close either.
On the way out of the park we passed Bruce and Carol who had done their amazing drive and were about to camp whe we had seen the bear. A huge storm was approaching but they werent phased and apparently they were hailed upon and our foam esky bears the scars.
A brilliant day finished off beautifully by the wild salmon and baked potatoes done on the bbq by Jim. ...