The Bavarian Lodge offers nature tours into Williams Lake Glacial Canyon, a unique alpine wetland.
This was a hoot, since the exam was given on an alpine hill that I skied on with my long, skinny, wooden skis.
I was one of the first people to see the Staunings Alps in 1954, a fantastic alpine terrain which is full of marvellous, unclimbed peaks and with continuous daylight in summer.
Plant communities thrive there, from ribbons of riparian plants to sagebrush fiats, lodgepole pine forests, subalpine meadows and alpine stone fields.
Hiking to glacial lakes and waterfalls in the high alpine terrain, we'll access vistas where Napi looks over his people.
An increasing amount of forests along ridgetops in the front ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains is reducing the ability of some alpine butterflies to disperse among patches of suitable habitat.
And it seems admirers have a treat in store this year on Girraween's alpine style heathlands, meadows and high altitude forests.
The Alpine Trekker is simply a dummy ski-boot sole that you clip into your alpine ski binding.
But, more than the excitement, the sheer seclusion and beauty that a quiet alpine ski run can give is something rarely experienced.
They inhabit every terrestrial ecosystem on earth, from rainforest canopies to alpine mountains, from lakes and rivers to hot dry deserts.