We've been living vicariously through your stories. Thanks for sharing. All that snow sounds amazing! Sorry you didn't get to stay in the emergency shelter. That sounds like a comfy adventure to me too. :)
Yes, we really lucked out on the weather pattern. Meanwhile, Canmore was in a deep freeze the whole time, so it was nice just to be able to get out in more reasonable temperatures. The quantity of fresh snow was the icing on the cake (figuratively and literally).