Pigeon Mountain Motel

P.O. Box 8038, Dead Man's Flats, Canadian Rockies, Alberta, T1W2T8, Canada | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Dead Man's Flats

We are climbing on the upward way...

A travel blog entry by dasafish


... been wanting a necklace of Ammolite; it turns out Ammolite is mined here in Alberta, and it's cheaper than the jewelry stores in the Caribbean, so I'm looking to get a pendant of it for my birthday. Ammolite is made from ammonite fossils that have formed in such a way there is a thin layer of multicolored nacre-ish material in them.

From here, we are headed back to Calgary to play tourist. More later!

UP, UP and away.....

A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels


... delight there were loads of tame Golden mantled Ground squirrels which posed for us..

Finlay back down at town level we get the bus back to town..

There is a market set up at one end of town with Fruit n Veg as well as all sorts of craft stuff

From here we went to the ...

Slow train to Banff

A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels


The unanimous vote was that Kamloops was grey and featureless as a town...

We were up at the obligatory 05:00.. packing for the 06:00 pickup..
Most of us were anyway..
Carolynn disowned me as we milled around in the Coast Hotel lobby waiting for the word to board the coach... apparently it is frowned upon to walk around calling Baa, ...


A travel blog entry by shirlprins


... was the funniest Australian from Brisbane who had us in fits with his humour and as usual Jess and Richard had a nice surprise for us, the most delicious Maple whiskey liquor to toast a drink on the ice. As you can imagine high altitude and even just a small cup of the stuff got everyone quite tiddly. Jess likes to offer us little gems ( she calls them ) in the form of a lovely picnic at Frozen Bow Lake park, unfortunately ...

Banff, Alberta - Day 10

A travel blog entry by pjcost


... is sense of smell and sensitivity to magnetic fields. Females makes Redd (nests) and dies right away. Males then fight to fertilize eggs cover them up then dies. They will fertilize one or possibly 2 nests. Out of 4000 eggs, scientists have determined that only 2 survive to continue the species. The mountains leading up to Glacier's Pass receive 68 ft of snow per year. Snow tunnels are built to allow avalanches to pass over the tracks. Snow has started in the passes. ...


This hotel, located on P.O. Box 8038, Dead Man's Flats, is near Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours, Oh Canada Eh Dinner Show, Alpine Helicopters Ltd., and Grotto Canyon.
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