Limestone Mountain


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We went random camping near Limestone Mountain and Limestone Creek  in Alberta again.

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There were fewer people than we expected, possibly because next weekend is a long weekend. The weather was great, we had no rain and less bugs than last time.

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An old growth forest, with trees gnawed off by Beavers.

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Benefits from Beavers.

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Tree bark.

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Outhouse in the woods.

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A lovely tent campsite closer to Limestone Mountain.

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View from above campsite.

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Our truck with happy dogs in the back. You can see Limestone mountain in the back.

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The mountains.

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We were fortunate to see a Bear cub.

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Unfortunately a bit far away, but we had the right lens.

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It is strange that the cub’s head is black, while the body is brown.

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Taken without the right lens.

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Elevation 1813 m.

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“Limestone Mountain is a minor peak, more like an outlier of The Wedge, than a separate summit. This peak is the runt of the Opal Range, but it is an officially named summit. This little peak only reaches 2173 metres (7,129ft.) and has very little prominence from its larger neighbour. From the shared col with The Wedge, the elevation gain to the summit of Limestone Mountain is only 53 metres.Prominence measurement on topographic base map – Northern section of Opal Range.” – Summitpost.org

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Limestone Mountain Look out

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Skokijan

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We bring our own fire pit along.

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The lantern is filled with Citronella oil for the bugs and light.

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Anyone for S’mores?

Heritage Day Long Weekend

About Tokeloshe.

Welcome and thank you for visiting. I have been happily married (sic) for 40 years, have one son, a loving daughter in law and three adorable grandsons. We have been in Canada for 20 years and are originally from South-Africa. My first language is Afrikaans. (Ek kan nog Afrikaans praat, lees en skryf.) I love doing mixed media, scrap-booking, blogging and playing on the computer, I am also interested in photography, genealogy, reading, hiking, camping, arts and crafts.
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4 Responses to Limestone Mountain

  1. cocoaupnorth says:

    What a lovely experience it must have been, and you got to see a baby Bear nogal;-)

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  2. Sartenada says:

    It seems that beavers have been very active. I love sceneries of Your photos. We have seen a bear in the nature for the first time few weeks ago when driving. The collision was very near!

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    • Tokeloshe says:

      We saw recent activity of the Beavers but unfortunately no sightings. I’m glad, I would to see you capture this scenery. O dear that would have been sad and dangerous.

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