We thank Hamblin and Walker (2000) for their interest in our recent observations and interpretations of the Jurassic Fernie-Kootenay section near Banff town site (Cant and Stockmal, 1999). As we stated in our paper, our intention was “to provoke discussion” and “to reassess some uncertainties and ambiguities regarding the sedimentological interpretation”. We have clearly succeeded in these objectives.

However, Hamblin and Walker (2000) have misread our intentions, and have cast our contribution not as presenting a viable alternative interpretation, but rather as a denunciation of their conclusions. Although we offered compelling evidence that some of their conclusions are...

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