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  • Airline info from LAX to Canadian Rockies

     Airline info from LAX to Canadian Rockies
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  • Taking the scenic route on the Rocky Mountaineer train

    Taking the scenic route on the Rocky Mountaineer train
    ABOARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER IN WESTERN CANADA — The land, baronial and steep, dwarfs this 20-car train as it snakes through the wilderness. Go ahead, smudge your nose up against the wide windows. Slip outside into the warm, pine-scented vestibule...

    Maurice Herzog dies at 93; French mountaineer

    Maurice Herzog dies at 93; French mountaineer
    Maurice Herzog, a French mountaineer who became a hero to his country in 1950 when he and a fellow climber became the first men to successfully scale a peak of more than 26,000 feet, has died. He was 93. Herzog, who wrote a best-selling account of his...

    Michael J. Ybarra dies at 45; chronicler of extreme sports

    Michael J. Ybarra dies at 45; chronicler of extreme sports
    Michael J. Ybarra, a former Times reporter who had recently chronicled his extreme-sports adventures for the Wall Street Journal, was killed in a mountain-climbing fall over the weekend on the edge of Yosemite National Park. He was 45. A veteran...

    Rocky Mountaineer

    Rocky Mountaineer
    Exceptional onboard service, gourmet cuisine and luxurious surroundings are a few of the reasons why Rocky Mountaineer’s rail journeys are considered by many to be the only way to see the Canadian Rockies. With five different rail routes and over 45...