Author Archives: Roland Burton

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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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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