Monthly Archives: June 2017

Catch-up day – sort of

Boy – do I ever know how to make a first impression. Calling the BarkNRoll Inn in Winlaw that has amazing dog care (huge acres, river, no kennels etc. etc. I thought I would check it out as an alternative … Continue reading

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Almost Idaho Peak

I’m calling today our Idaho Peak “recce” day. Why? Let me put it this way – it didn’t go quite as planned. We started out early enough. Nicky picked me up at 8 and we were on our way┬áimmediately. We … Continue reading

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An Ad Hoc Garden

So here’s how you build an ad hoc garden. First, accept any offers by anyone who is willing to give you a plant. Never mind what it is – just say yes. It doesn’t matter that you don’t know where … Continue reading

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Another Butter Hike

If I stop to think about it with any bit of logic, I am astounded that two days after Beatrice Lake I was on the trail again going almost 800 metres up Butter. Really. You’d think maybe a few days … Continue reading

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Reflections

First: it was a crazy, busy (but controlled) domestic day. Simon has been out since first thing this morning, painting batts, putting them on the house, cutting the window and door trim, putting it up, getting the rest of our … Continue reading

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Evans Creek/Beatrice Lake

It’s a challenge to pick a handful of photos for the blog when you shot 98 in three days. But, for better or worse, here’s a smattering – and a brief epistle of sorts. We left Friday evening and hiked … Continue reading

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Backpacking

In an hour we’re off on our first backpacking trip of the season. It’s just going to feel awfully good to get out there for a few days. I love leaving on a trip – I love the feeling of … Continue reading

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Today

Today I’m focused on small things. First, simply getting prepared for our first backpacking trip of the season. It’s a simple one – just in to Evans Creek, set up camp and then, the next morning, hike up to Beatrice … Continue reading

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A Day Off

Yes, it really is a day off. That means no cleaning, no laundry – none of the “usual” chores and no hiking. Well – no hiking doesn’t constitute a day off. I’d rather have been hiking. However, I admit that … Continue reading

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Almost Kuskanax

First – thanks to Nicky for the first photo – awesome photographer! Second – short on words and long on pics. We are about to go out to dinner – but I HAD to upload my photos first. What a … Continue reading

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