The North Face Talus 33 – a pictorial review

The North Face Talus 33 – a pictorial review

The Talus 33 is one of three “North Face” tents that I own.  It is advertised as a 3 person, 3 season tent but I have never tried to get three persons into the tent.  As a two person tent, it works really well. Continue reading

Broken Strings and Bad Weather!

Broken Strings and Bad Weather!


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January 18, 2006 – Bad weather causes problems underfoot

January 18, 2006 – Bad weather causes problems underfoot

Mid-winter in Ottawa can have its share of surprises and when a band of sleet and freezing rain moved through in January 2006 it gave drivers their morning thrill and neither man nor beast was comfortable with the outcome. I just had to defy gravity, keep my feet under me and try to get a few images of this not so unique day when everything resembled a skating rink.

Visibility in the misty sleet was rather diminished and even this immature hawk was looking rather under the weather.