Getting in to hike is going to be tough this summer!
Lori, the damage done by the flood looks even worse than here. But it is not just rain that falls from above!
Rogaland, Norway - with cool, often rainy summers (29C max) and mild, often rainy winters (180 cm/year)!
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3
-30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm
There's a news story on right now about the state of things- something like 70% of campgrounds and trails are supposed to be open- not sure if that just applies to Kananaskis.. but still lots of work to go...
west central alberta, canada; just under 1000m; record temps:min -45C/-49F;max 34C/93F; http://picasaweb.google.ca/cactuscactus http://urbanehillbillycanada.blogspot.com/
Here are road closures in Kananaskis as of July 22, for anyone who is interested:
My word, Still a lot of disruption - good luck with road repairs etc.
Ian and/or Margaret Young ( -here it is usually Margaret)
Aberdeen , North East Scotland, UK