vagabondexpedition on an overlanding sled dog adventure in the canadian rocky mountains - dog sledding at it's finest

An Overlanding Sled Dog Adventure

Do you love animals and are looking for an amazing winter adventure? Be certain to head into the Canadian Rocky Mountains and take part in one of the many Sled Dog adventure tours that are offered. It’s overlanding, sled dog style! The VagabondExpedition team joined up with Snowy Owl Tours…

the Northern Lights (Aurora) and the Overland Jeep Wrangler

Chasing Aurora Borealis – My Top Ten for 2015

It would seem like I have picked up a new hobby. It consists of watching both the solar activity forecasts as well as lower atmospheric forecasts to determine cloud cover. Long sleepless nights are also a part of it all. The reward? Something that is on the “bucket list” of…

snownado - a bit of interesting weird weather


Here’s an interesting winter phenomenon: the “snownado” or “snow whirlwind”. The snow-twister forms when wind currents collide and spin the loose snow crystals up towards the sky. It’s along the same lines as a “dust-devil”, but doesn’t need hot and cold air to from – only two opposing wind currents….


Every year, snowy avalanches claim the lives of hikers, campers, skiers, snowmobilers and others. The key to staying safe is learning to avoid areas at risk of an avalanche. Here are a few key points: – avoid slopes 30 degrees or greater – even with trees – less steep slopes…