Apr 162015
 

Long ago in a different life I spent a year as a chef de partie at the Chateau Lake Louise.  In my off time I took full advantage of being young and in good shape and with camera in hand i did a LOT of hiking.  Ill be posting the images from those hikes over the next few days.  All images taken in 1992-1993.

these are the final set of the series.  sometimes i find it hard to believe that these are 22 years gone.  at times, it feels like yesterday, sometimes it feels like it was just a long strange dream that you awake from with a longing in your heart.  at this stage of my life, with all i know i have in front of me, i doubt ill ever get back to these mountains much less be able to live there, and that, honestly, pains my heart more than  anything i have thought of for a while.  it hurts in a way that losing a parent, being fired, or divorcing ever did.  how weird is that?  i dont understand the ache it causes so for the most part i have to shut it off or it overwhelms and i just get pissy to those in my life now, and thats not fair to anyone.  i take some solace in that at least i had some time in this beautiful place, i have those memories.  i hope you enjoyed the series.

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Giant Steps.

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Apr 152015
 

Long ago in a different life I spent a year as a chef de partie at the Chateau Lake Louise.  In my off time I took full advantage of being young and in good shape and with camera in hand i did a LOT of hiking.  Ill be posting the images from those hikes over the next few days.  All images taken in 1992-1993.

More Paradise Valley and Giant Steps.

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Apr 142015
 

Long ago in a different life I spent a year as a chef de partie at the Chateau Lake Louise.  In my off time I took full advantage of being young and in good shape and with camera in hand i did a LOT of hiking.  Ill be posting the images from those hikes over the next few days.  All images taken in 1992-1993.

Paradise Valley and Giant Steps.  Yes, that’s how we did selfies back in the day… sat the camera on a ROCK we did, pulled the timer and ran into position 🙂

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