Tag Archives: Cypress

Introduction to Mountaineering

So it was on this Saturday June 8th, 2013, that the first Introduction to Mountaineering took place, at Cypress Mountain. According to what I’ve read, it is meant to be a one-day introduction to mountaineering, on real snow, but not … Continue reading

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Glacier 1

Talk about wanting to do glacier 1, one student took a taxi all the way from North Vancouver to the Chance Creek logging road turnoff from Hwy 99. Next we had a bit of a cluster %*$% and parked 2 … Continue reading

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Canyoning, Canyoneering, or Can-yawn-ing

On the weekend of August 24-25, Marcin Mirski, Phil Daoust, and myself went canyoning on the North Shore. With a stark lesson from Phil that it wasn’t called canyoneering and that only Americans called it that way, while the rest … Continue reading

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The Last Drop Traverse 7th and 8th July 2012

It was saturday and 4:45 in the morning when I woke up and crawled off my bed. Normally, I prefer to get up at forenoon, but now I had no problems with that, because today would be my first trip … Continue reading

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Hollyburn Ridge – Nov 27

Zoa Peak, the original location, was deemed too dangerous on account of avalanche conditions, so we trekked to our backyard on the North Shore for some backcountry skiing. The rain came down in sheets as we stuck our skis upright … Continue reading

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