Gallipoli National park and local surroundings
20-23 Sept 09.

Historic beaches and communities involved in Gallipoli campaign.  Posted 01 Nov 09

Tiverton, Sidmouth and Stonehenge

We tour SW England again....24-26 Sept 09  Posted 31 Oct 09
Cape Helles British Memorial - V Beach

Gallipoli National Historic Park, Turkey
20 Sept 09.   Posted 17 Oct 09

Dutch Military Square Chute/Static Line Course 17 Sept 09

Paracentrum, Texel Island, Holland
13 -18 Sept 09. Posted 17 Oct 09

Whitehorse Wildland Park, Cadomin, Alberta 
Aug 09

Scrambling and caving in the Whitehorse Wilderness area 02-05 Aug 09. More to come! Posted 01 Sept 09
Road trip - Icefields Parkway
21-23 Aug 09

The long-suffering BMW is back on the road.  Posted 26 Aug 09.
Rock and Ice Ultramarathon - Part 1 / Part 2

250 Km over the local area lakes and portages.
add whiteouts, frostbite and northern lights and you have a real northern race! 21/22 Mar 09.    Posted 24 Mar 09

Playing in the snow. Prelude lake. 22 Mar 09. Posted 24 Mar 09.

KTM weekend
Blackhartt and friends do the Yellowknife 'sand pits'.  posted 21.Sept. 08

Yellowknife River Ridge  above Cinnamon Island posted 14.Sep.08

posted 07 Dec 08


Number 1 in Yellowknife.
Pop visits YK 16-20 Sept 08. 

posted 22 Sept 08

2002/2005 KTM EXC 300 'HYBRID"
posted 07 Dec 08

2007 Husaberg FS 550 E
Proud predecessor to the KTM 525 tard.

posted 07 Dec 08

Yellowknife River    posted 14.Sept.08


Cadomin Cave adventure 30 Aug 08

James and l survive a trip to the centre of the earth.  posted 06 Sept 08.

Emerald Lake. Field, BC.  15.jul.08

Road trip to western canada/US.   
posted 12.aug.08

Pulteney Point lighthouse. 17.jul.08
posted 12.aug.08

Rock and Ice Ultramarathon. 22 -27 mar 08  
posted 11.aug. 08

Road trip to BC and NW USA Jul 08
Posted 02.Aug.08. 

2005 KTM 525 EXC...Supermotarded!
Posted 15.Sept.07

Jasper National Park Jul 07
Road trip to Jasper National Park, Mt Edith Cavell and Alexander Falls. Great trip. 
Posted 13.Sept.07


Berry Hill conquered Sept.04.07al pilgrimage
Posted 13 Sept 07

Cameron falls in fall splendour

posted 02.sept.07

voodoo magik on prelude!!!!!!!!!!!!!!s
posted 02.sept.07
2006 BMW R1200 GS
posted 02 sept.07
Blachford lake lodge 30/31 mar 07
blackhartt joins the pook and dent families for an easter supper at Blachford lake lodge

posted 15 April 07
Ultramarathon Race. 17/18 Mar 07

awake for a couple of days with 100 other hard core crazies   
posted 03 apr 07  


hunting for a polar bear hunter in a polar sea of ice. 440 sqn sar north of paulatuk, nt.
posted 25 feb 07

Sledding 2007
posted 25 feb 07


A change of paste ( pun intended). 440 SAR in Jun 06 looking for a plane crash in the barrens north of rankin inlet.     
posted 12 feb 07

blackhartt journeys to italy, croatia, bosnia and herzegovina, and slovenia. Sept-Oct 06

we escape the clutches of stromboli and head off to the loyal edmonton regiment invasion beach on the south end of sicily.
posted 10 feb 07

We travel to stromboli an active volcano located in the aeolian islands off the coast of sicily, and reputedly named after the boston pizza treat with the similar name. in progress.  posted 02 jan 07
We visit Pompeii nestled safely in the comforting shadow of mt vesuvius. posted 02 jan 07

Amalfi coast to messina dodging death like the champions we are. posted 25 nov 06
we mount Monte Vesuvius like the gods we think we are. posted 03 nov 06

not getting arrested in Herculaneum. contrary to the rumours, we have had nothing to do with it's destruction. posted 02 nov 06

Monte Cassino is a rocky hill about eighty miles (130 km) south of rome. cassino was also a major battleground for the loyal edmonton regiment towards the end of World War II and is why we are here.
posted 25 oct 06
Anzio  first nite in italy. celebrated in style ... too bad l don't remember it.
posted 25 oct 06
Sept - Oct 06.
lackhartt journeys to italy, croatia, bosnia and herzegovina, and slovenia
posted 16 oct 06
the new ride
2002 KTM SX Supermotarded

440 Sqn Great Slave Lake Search
16 aug 06.
440 sqn response - overdue boaters missing on great slave lake
Posted 06 Sept 06

Hideaway Island, Yellowknife Bay
yellowknife, nt
25 aug 06
wildlife division planning session. yellowknife and surrounding environs.
Posted 06 Sept 06

Kelowna and Penticton road trip. Aug 06
Posted 06 Sept 06

l get rain all Victoria Day long weekend so l can get caught Oct 05.

Prince Edward Island Road Trip
  Oct 05
Fort George
  Niagara Falls  Charlottetown.
PEI National Park  Green Gables

Posted 22 May 06
Costa Rica  - Redux
Dec 03 - Jan 04.  

Bigger, bolder, better, stupid new captions!
Posted 17 May 06

Part Duzos
Belly of the Beast continued.

Toronto. Performing cats at SeaWorld. Palm Springs Air Museum. Las Vegas
Posted 05 May 06


Part Uno
Road Trip into the Belly of the Beast
24 March - 14 Apr 06

Carlsbad. San Diego. Disney World. Back to Area 51. Good friends, good wine, good scenery. All good.
Posted 26 Apr 06

teaser Dec 05/Jan 06. blackhartt journeys to area 51; the grand canyon, and palm springs
 more to follow....promise. posted 10 jan 06.


teaser! sarscene 05 in charlottetown, pei
01-09 oct. includes small detour to niagara  falls where l try not to fall in.

posted 08 nov 05

ingraham trail, 10 oct 05awesome fall colours on a short trip 50 km trip out to cameron falls on the ingraham trail ie the only road out of yellowknife heading east.  posted 08 nov 05

Mom and dad in yellowknife. 24-26 sept 05.
whirlwind trip slowed down a bit by rain. posted 26 sept 04

road trip 27 jul -24 aug.
yellowknife. edmonton. penticton. mt st helens. pacific northwest. victoria. long beach.  a work in progress!

09 aug. we re-cross vancouver island and get on the comox ferry to powell river. it has been another scorcher and beers must be quaffed. we later watch stars drown in the georgia strait. posted 28 sept

08 aug. tofino and long beach we leave the congestion of victoria and head north on hw 1. we pass through ladysmith, nanaimo, port alberni and finally get to long beach. hw 4 to tofino is a great ride...narrow, twisty, bumpy and fast. posted 26 sept.


ft rodd hill victoria, bc. sunday. 07 aug.
victoria. we hit a national historic site called
fort rodd hill. posted 11 sept


victoria, bc. saturday 06 aug victoria....we are off to visit the finer points of bc's capital city. tourists are underfoot everywhere. posted 11 sept

highway 101 and northwest washington  friday. 05 aug. posted 11 sept


ft stevens state park, washington.  thursday. 04 aug. we leave mt st helens, and reach fort stevens state park at the mouth of the Columbia. posted 08 sept  


day 9. mt rainier and mt st helens. the turnoff for mt st helens and another memory....a gas station we stopped at 20 years ago. posted 07 sept
penticton to yakima, washington. day 8. we have headed south from penticton on highway 97... a 527 km day. posted 07 sept


day 7 on the road. aug 02: august first long weekend in penticton. jim and l spend a couple of days in penticton with mom and dad

day 4. 30 jul: first day on the beemers. edmonton to revelstoke, bc. 800 km first days' drive is exactly 16x more riding than jim has ever done before!

Yellowknife River Ridge Run
Gus and Jim Pook and blackhartt trying to catch up.
Posted 14 May 06

Mountain Operations Course
Whitehorse, Yukon Territories Jul 03
Posted 14 May 06

Ice Rescue Training
Jackfish Lake Power Station, Yellowknife.
Posted 14 May 06

jim and mike's excellent adventure. iraq. . mike's company is providing a 80 man local security force for a UN de-mining mission in southern iraq. jim is leading the team.
posted 19 sept 05

14 sept 05. 440 sqn response to plane crash, tulita, nwt a north-wright airways cessna grand caravan out of tulita was reported missing at on wednesday afternoon. posted 19 sept 05