Tonquin Valley, Jasper

  I hiked this in August 1981 with Anne-Marie B from Montreal, and in 1983 with Michael C from London. One day in the summer of 1981 I remember a group of us… Continue reading

Berg Lake, Mount Robson

July 1987 with Fred B (Phwed) and Paul K. Paul actually hiked in the day before Fred and I hiked in together. I can’t remember if he hiked out with us or if he… Continue reading

Mount Albert Edward, Strathcona Park

I backpacked to Forbidden Plateau in Strathcona Provincial Park on a very hot and dry August weekend in 1992, a week after doing the West Coast Trail. That story will be told one day, but I’ll… Continue reading

2014 in review

Below is the “annual report” which WordPress has sent me for 2014. It tells me that the most visits came from Canada (375) with the US (16) and Germany (2) “not far behind”. Also one… Continue reading

Skyline Trail (Jasper)

In August 1983 with Ruth, Carol R, Michael C from London, Dwight, Rob and Sam (Hagar the Horrible) from Toronto, and a bunch of people from Texas. In 1984 with Rhonda, Dianne B, Paul D,… Continue reading

Whistler Skywalk (or not)

November 2014 with the Golden Agers Hiking Club. I’m not a member (though technically I qualify) though there is a fair bit of membership overlap with Nature Vancouver. All their trips occur on… Continue reading

Mount Strachan

November 2014 with Elena, Judith, Lyn, Bill N, and Nancy Following last week’s cold and wet excursion to Mount Seymour, I felt that this year’s hiking season shouldn’t end with a whimper so I… Continue reading

Mount Seymour in the clouds

November 2014 with Paul V, Bettina, Daphne, Nancy It wasn’t much of a day for views but we decided to try for it anyway. Dog Mountain or Mystery Lake were other possibilities but those wouldn’t… Continue reading

Lake Ann Washout and Wild Goose Chase at Mount Baker

October 2014 with Teresa & Denis, Nancy, Daphne, Cathy, and Robbin Y. Late in the season I always like to try to get in one more Baker hike before the snow falls. Where to go is… Continue reading

Frosty Larches and Snow

October 2014 with Nancy, Daphne, Nellie, Cathy, Bengul, Sabina. For the second consecutive year, plans for a Thanksgiving weekend backpacking trip were scrubbed due to a wet weather forecast. We decided instead to seek… Continue reading