Author Archives: Roland Burton

Phelix Road Maintenance

Executive Summary Nathan had mentioned that the slide was scary and the road was bushy. We figured it would be good to deal with these things before next weekend’s mould-removal trip. And the hot spring made sense. Four carloads of … Continue reading

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Brew Day Trip 20Oct

Purpose was to see what’s up there, how the new work went and to take our new roommate Julia who wanted to see another hut. Brew Hut is somewhat unique among our four huts in that it is not trapped … Continue reading

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Seymour Exped Oct 14

First let me tell you why Mt Seymour is such a good thing at this time of the year. It’s a short drive which is good because it saves time, lowers your personal carbon footprint, and you don’t need to … Continue reading

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Flavelle Hut Sep 5-6

All pictures were taken by Josi. Cerise Creek, the Flavelle Hut and the Anniversary Glacier are all on the boundary of the popular Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, somewhat beyond Pemberton. Why go there? Carla and I used to take our … Continue reading

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Clear Creek Hot Spring Aug 29-30

If you are trying to figure out how to get to the above, follow the excellent instructions in Hot Springs of Western Canada, 3rd Edition. This was my second trip to Clear Creek and you can read about my previous … Continue reading

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Snowspider Cabin Aug 01

There are reasons why you might want to do a trip mid-week. Roads might be less crowded. Huts might be less crowded. Hot springs might be less crowded. Carla missed the previous trip to Snowspider Cabin, but she read the … Continue reading

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Confidential, Third Try. July 24

This was our third adventure into the Mt (Confidential) area. Thanks to Edward, we now had a GPS track to follow, and the Jeep was keen. Sadly there were no VOC people on the trip besides Carla and myself, but … Continue reading

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Harrison Tent Trip July 4

Gates The state of various locked gates can be determined by calling the Authorities in Squamish (1-604-898-2100) during working hours. Be polite, their task is not easy. If they say a gate is open, then it is open. If they … Continue reading

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Canada Day at Wreck

Caroline came down from Squamish and wanted to collect her rope, so I obliged and she presented me with an excellent bag of caramel popcorn, home made. I didn’t have anything better to do so I headed down to Wreck … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

This trip report concerns two trips; neither is important enough to qualify for a trip report but maybe they work if combined. Sometimes you go on a trip and it doesn’t work out quite as planned and you end up … Continue reading

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