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Bike touring in Kootenay. May 2015.

Hello my name is Ilya! I have done a bike trip in West Kootenay in May 2015 so just wanted to share some pictures and thoughts about that journey. I went on this trip alone so this made all of … Continue reading

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Hot Whiskey at Elfin Lakes & Opal Cone

And dang it was good. But I’m getting ahead of myself here. I’d like to blame the malodorous midterms and asinine assignments for the delay in writing this trip report. As always, I enjoy the scenic drive along the Sea … Continue reading

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Gulf Island Cycle Series – Galiano

Cast of characters: Kevin Pierce, Alex Annejohn, Tom Curran, Liz Lund, Anna Stemberger, Greg Reynen At 4:45 a.m. my alarm went off and, with an audible groan, I stood up and looked out at the world. Cycle touring is a … Continue reading

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Semi-Alcoholic on a Whim

Sometimes I’m bad at making plans. This weekend was one of those times, and I was a bit ticked at myself when Friday rolled around. The forecast was great, and I wanted to be in the mountains. I started pouring … Continue reading

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Elfin Lakes: Beginner Friendly Overnighter

Participants: Lianne McRadu, Chantel Patterson, Vanessa Smith, Bahar Khazei, Kathryn Ney, Chrisel Brako, Maggie Campbell, Phillipa Conlin, Mirja Doren, John McKenna, Byron Wilson, Cheng-Ta Yen, Jessica Desforges, Hancock Deng, Rebecca Whaling, Margaret Gonikman, Alberto Zambon, Vanessa Porter, Stina Lindh. Anne Kessler, Rachel Spruston, Saifuddin Syed   On September 26th 2015, … Continue reading

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PHXTR August 23-25

The Plan: This trip was originally going to the Harrison Hut and staying for a week, but the forest fires closed the road west of Pemberton and pretty soon we realised that the Harrison trip wasn’t going to happen. So … Continue reading

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Mt Fromme – Mountain Bike – Train & Play

A medium sized group of ridiculously good looking people set off to take their training wheels off and give Mt. Fromme a shot. Unfortunately I failed hard and didn’t get any pictures of anything that happened before our lunch break…my … Continue reading

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Mt. Rohrrrrrr

Date: August 15-16 Location: Rohr Lake – Pemberton – BC FAFF Rating: Extreme Ain’t nobody got time for novels, so let me simply summarize the trip through a series of thought provoking images. ___________________________________________________________________ Everybody packed and ready to go. … Continue reading

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Whitecap Mountain and the Bendor Range: Alpine Bliss!

At 2915 m, Whitecap Mountain is the crown of the Bendor Range and one of the taller peaks in the area surrounding Vancouver. It caught my eye on the Labour Day weekend of last year, on a trip to the … Continue reading

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Alpine Skills Course

Alpine Skills Course or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Glacier July 10-12 2015 The crew: Sam, Sarah, Amy, Nicole, Nick, Artem, Liz I’ve dreamed of traversing a glacier, but never had the chance to do so. … Continue reading

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