Distance, Altitude, & Landscape...

Here is some completely useless, but nonetheless fascinating physical data from our trip.

Date

Slept

Distance Driven

Landscape

Highest Point

  

 Location

Alt (ft)

(km)

Location

Alt (ft)

Aug. 5

near Espanola, ON

700

560

temperate forest, some farming, some rocky

Sudbury, ON

1000

Aug. 6

near Terrace Bay, ON

650

1270

mostly hilly, rocky, and temperate forest

White River, ON

1200

Aug. 7

Winnipeg, MB

750

2190

rolling farmland into plains

Dryden, ON

1300

Aug. 8

Winnipeg, MB

750

-

city

-

-

Aug. 9

near Saskatoon, SK

1500

3030

open but rolling plains

Quill Lakes, SK

1800

Aug. 10

Drumheller, AB

2200

3400

flat plains, then Badlands

Hanna, AB

2900

Aug. 11

Edmonton, AB

2500

3580

rolling plains

Red Deer, AB

3200

Aug. 12

Edmonton, AB

2500

-

city

-

-

Aug. 13

near Jasper, AB

4000

4220

forested hills into mountains

-

-

Aug. 14

near Lake Louise, AB

5000

4460

mountains, forested valleys

Whistler's Mt.

7500

Aug. 15

Calgary, AB

4000

4740

forested mountains into foothills

Banff, AB

6000

Aug. 16

Calgary, AB

4000

-

city

-

-

Aug. 17

Calgary, AB

4000

-

city

-

-

Aug. 18

Cache Creek, BC

1500

5460

forested mountains into low mts. with very dry scrub & few trees 

Kicking Horse Pass

5340

Aug. 19

Whistler, BC

2300

5580

forested mountains

Hwy #99

4000

Aug. 20

near Parksville, BC

500

5840

coastal mountains, ocean coast

Whistler, BC

2300

Aug. 21

Tofino, BC

20

5980

sandy coast, rain forests

Hwy #4, W. of Port Alberni

4000

Aug. 22

Victoria, BC

200

6360

low forested mountains, coast

Hwy #4, W. of Port Alberni

4000

Aug. 23

Vancouver, BC

100

6390

city

Saanich, BC

400

Aug. 24

Merritt, BC

1800

6640

forested mountains

SW of Merritt

4500

Aug. 25

Golden, BC

2600

7190

rolling farmland into mountains

Roger's Pass

4360

Aug. 26

near Swift Current, SK

2800

7970

open flat plains

Kicking Horse Pass

5340

Aug. 27

Jamestown, ND

1200

9050

rolling plains

E. Montana

2000

Aug. 28

Rockford, IL

750

10140

rolling farmland

E. North Dakota

1200

Aug. 29

Windsor, ON

600

10730

rolling farmland

-

-

Aug. 30

Belleville, ON

250

11260

rolling farmland

-

-

...Sept. 4

Ottawa, ON

400

11680

rolling farmland

-

-

 

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