Author Archives: Roland Burton

Pemberton Expedition Mar 18 – 21

The Plan: When you have several days available, and you bring lots of food, it must be an expedition.  Weekend warriors have trouble getting more than just Saturday + Sunday, but being retired, I have a different problem, which is … Continue reading

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Hot Spring Feb 17-18

Is this the right time? I planned to go to a hot spring before Christmas, and I planned to go for New Years but both trips got canceled by Jeep troubles. By now it was mid-Feb and I was getting … Continue reading

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Snow Caves Feb 2–3

This years Winter Long Hike aka Snow Caves, went really well. Thanks, Luc, for making it happen, and thanks to the others who offered to help.  Weather was even a bit sunny Saturday and we had a full on blizzard … Continue reading

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Bored? Dec 23 – Jan 07

The plan was to do one day of skiing plus a hot spring trip. I figured that New Years at the hot spring would be similar to our usual New Years celebrations, lots of tasty car camping food, a bit … Continue reading

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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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