Because the cabin had been left unattended over the winter, the freezing temperatures caused a small crack to develop in the gas line of the heating system that would have made it potentially deadly to use.

After waking up at 5AM in the cold, we waited in complete silence to stalk the herds of elk traversing over the mountain range which appear in abundance during September's rutting season. Nora, our beloved hunting dog, trembles in anticipation for her favourite meal, fresh tripe.