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December 29, 2015 to January 1, 2016

Jenn, Shawn, and James drove to Canmore after Christmas to spend some time in the mountains. We stayed with Uncle Bruce in Canmore for a few days and to welcome in 2016.

Our original plan was to go on some decent snowshoe trips. However, although the forecast was for mild temperatures, the actual air temperature hardly got above -20°.

On December 30, we went with Andrew and his dad Ivan to Warspite Lake: shawnbenbow.ca/warspite2015. After snowshoeing/skiing for a couple of hours, we got back in from the cold and had dinner together with Uncle Bruce.

On December 31, Andrew came with us to Lake Louise. This was James' first (of what will be many) visits there: shawnbenbow.ca/lakelouise2015.

We celebrated New Year 2016 in Canmore, and went home on January 1.

Although the weather didn't cooperate, it was still very nice to get out and spend some time in the cool, crisp, mountain air. We were all sad that we had to return home!
James playing in his tent at Uncle Bruce's house.James playing in his tent at Uncle Bruce's house.James playing in his tent at Uncle Bruce's house.James playing in his tent at Uncle Bruce's house.James, Shawn, and Jenn went for a walk with Uncle Bruce to pick up some groceries from the store.James, Shawn, and Jenn went for a walk with Uncle Bruce to pick up some groceries from the store.James and Andrew waiting for dinner at the table.James took this photo of Andrew waiting for supper.While waiting for supper, James took a few photos of himself!Andrew cutting dessert.Andrew cutting dessert.James waiting for dessert.Ivan and Andrew from James' perspective, while waiting for dessert.James enjoying chocolate cake for dessert.James enjoying chocolate cake for dessert.James enjoying chocolate cake for dessert.Shawn, James, and Andrew.Shawn, James, and Andrew.Shawn, James, Jenn, and Andrew.A funny self-portrait of James.