Author Archives: William Raleigh-Smith

Climbing Mt.Robson

I had never actually seen the summit of Mount Robson. Every time I drove by in the past the top half of the mountain was engulfed in a boiling tower of clouds. Standing in the parking lot with Seton Kriese, … Continue reading

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Overly Optimistic Outings lead to Truly Terrific Turns

We were surprised at the pretrip that only 3 people wanted to try to ski in mid October. Johan, Seton and I decided that the most likely place to get decent turns was up around Wedgemont lakes. It was predicted … Continue reading

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Sphinx Dreams May Contain Surprises

I had never led a VOC trip before, but I knew that as an exec, I was expected to lead two trips/year. I’d been meaning to get to Burton Hut for a while, just because it seems like such a … Continue reading

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