Author Archives: Roland Burton

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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2018 Hotsprings

Executive Summary Sophie and I drove about 650 km with the Jeep, much of it on logging roads. We determined that access to Harrison/Meager was still being blocked by a locked gate at km2. Sophie required that we visit a … Continue reading

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Joint Exec Meeting 2018 April 04

Why would somebody want to post a trip report about a meeting? So that our Members can find out what happens in the realm of the Exec, in case somebody wants to be Exec next year. The meeting is typically … Continue reading

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Solitude at Skook? Mar 27

This trip was originally supposed to go to Keyhole Hot Spring just before the Authorities invoked the bear closure on April 01, but Josi had to fit in a trip to Oregon before she flies back to Germany on the … Continue reading

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Eagle Expedition Mar 18

My sister Phyllis and her man Rod flew in from Medicine Hat. Their departure from Medicine Hat was delayed because the aircraft fuel truck driver locked his keys in the cab, so they couldn’t move the fuel truck, which was … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past 23 Dec 1973

I know these are supposed to be recent trip reports, but bear with me for a bit and see how it goes. I found a page from my diary. It’s a bit terse so I have added explanations in italics. … Continue reading

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Mt. (Confidential)

Mt (Confidential) This is a story of a trip that happened Saturday December 16. Because it was to a secret location, I am not allowed to tell you anything about getting there, or make any recommendations, and we didn’t take … Continue reading

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Hiking, Hollyburn, Sunday Dec. 03

Hollyburn is one of the places we go to when the weather’s looking nice and we don’t feel like driving very far. The other one is Seymour. For those of you who don’t know, Hollyburn is the cross country skiing … Continue reading

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Seymour? Skiing?

So we thought we’d give Seymour a run, on Saturday Nov 18. Why Seymour?  Well it’s close; you don’t spend half a day driving. The lifts weren’t operating, so it wouldn’t be crowded. Both Kevin and I were suffering from … Continue reading

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Snowspider Hut via Twin One FSR

The Plan: I decided it might be “interesting” to visit the Snowspider Hut. There are several ways to get to it; none of them include a trail. The Twin One FSR approach looked like we might drive to within 2 … Continue reading

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