From the Depths of the Earth
Episode 1 of The Scenic Route.
Chris Rubens and Dana Flahr join Mark Abma for a trip deep in the Kootenay wilds, where they immerse themselves in the lifecycle of water. From the Earth’s renewing geothermal pools, to the fluffy pillows that weight the ancient rainforest, they imbibe in the core element of skiing. Meanwhile geologist Glenn Woodsworth and First Nations Vern Shanoss explain the scientific and spiritual facets of one of the planet’s most enigmatic gifts: hot springs. -Matt Cote