So, Henry's now 8 months old, which means it's time to take him out tenting. This trip
took us to Boulton Creek in Kananaskis Country, and Henry did okay.

First, here's a video of Henry playing with a spinny toy



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Here's Henry at our campsite - D85 in Boulton Creek. Nati likes this campground since it has
showers, has a lot of space between sites, and is in a great part of Kananaskis for hiking.
Henry's now at the point that he can hold himself up, although he still falls over regularly, so
we can't really leave him on his own (except for photos)


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I normally cook when we camp, but Natalia preps and shops and packs all the food, so that's a pretty
good split. Here we're having chicken, zucchini, and peppers while Henry plays with the kettle.
Note the tarp since it dumped a stupid amount of rain in K-country on this weekend.


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Here's Henry in his snowsuit, which works a little better than a sleeping bag at his age. Nati thought
he was cute in his snowsuit so I took a photo in the tent.


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Okay, this breakfast was pretty sweet - scrambled eggs, pancakes, and bacon! Thanks to Nati for pre-making
the pancakes, and for pre-cooking the bacon.

Video of Henry laughing in his moose outfit



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Henry and Natalia at breakfast.


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Henry has his own little booties since they came with the snowsuit - thanks Mel!


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Our friends Benny and Kristine gifted us some MEC money and had strong positive feedback about this
backpack. It turns out that Henry loves it as he took it on its maiden voyage to Canyon Interpretative
Trail just north of Lower Kananaskis Lake.


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Selfie of Henry and I out for a hike.


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Natalia enjoyed this hike, even with a touch of rain. It walks through where the river used to
be a raging torrent, but with the beauty of hydroelectric power, is now just a flowing creek.


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Here's the flowing creek with a small waterfall.


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Henry looks pouty here, but he seemed to quite enjoy his backpack.


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Here's Natalia looking back at the Opal Range in K-country. Those are called flatiron shapes within
the limestone formation.


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I thought this area just above that small waterfall was quite nice and worth exploring a bit.


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While Natalia thought this was delphinium, it turns out that it's fireweed (I think).


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Since Henry couldn't really play in the rain (or he could, but we're failures and haven't bought him a rain suit
yet), we made a hangout for him under the tarp with another tarp and blankets. He had fun just the same.


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Henry says 'Yay for camping! And for drooling everywhere while I'm teething!'.


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He looks kind of stunned here.


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Natalia helped Henry play with rocks. Here he is with his rock pile and his booties.


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More playing with rocks.


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Henry is losing it here while we enjoy delicious Johnsonville sausages, mushrooms, and broccoli,
and a terrific O16 beer.


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The last morning it poured rain, so Henry decided it was a good day to stop sleeping. After quite a few
hours of hollering, Henry and I visited every single campsite on a walking tour to get him to sleep.
Here, he's saying "What, me?"


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Thankfully, the weather cleared around lunchtime, and we went for a short hike up at Highwood Meadows. This is
the highest highway pass in Canada, and is seasonally closed Dec 1-June 15. Check out the mist on the mountain.


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Henry is having lunch at Highwood Pass, enjoying his cute little hat and his mitts.


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Henry says, "How do I get these stupid mitts off my hands??"


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Natalia, Henry, and a storm coming in off the mountains.

Video of Henry at Highwood Pass


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