Monthly Archives: November 2018

Occupancy

Lots of stuff today. First and most important, we have our occupancy permit! This is major news. It took 2 years of work to get here! And now, of course, we can sell the house so much more easily because … Continue reading

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House inspection

Today was the big day: the house inspector came. His visit was not quite as we expected. He burst in mid-afternoon, noting that, OMG – he had 4 more houses to do and it was getting dark and he hadn’t … Continue reading

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Mount Beattie

Mount Beattie today – and quite a trip it was. Peter, Helen and I had planned to do Sherpa, Prospector and Hummingbird Peaks. Luckily, Peter had taken note of the insane amount of snow that had fallen in the area … Continue reading

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More Gloom

Here’s the thing – when you’re snowshoeing up into the alpine and it’s cloudy and grey, you are surrounded by beauty: white, snow-covered and hoarfrost-clad trees – and all those ghost trees, skeletons reaching for the sky – it’s a … Continue reading

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The Gloom of November

Holy heck. Or, as Simon put it this morning when I woke up at almost 8 a.m. Holy sleep-in Batman!” Yeah – he’s not all that articulate when he first regains consciousness. It’s the season, of course. And the weather. … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike and Baldy Rocks

Okay – just a photo-heavy post today. This is due mainly to the fact that I had to get up at 4.45 a.m. to get my sorry ass down to Kootenay Pass this morning in order to snowshoe Lightning Strike … Continue reading

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Mount Crowe

Today: A KMC hike to the top of Mount Crowe. A perfect weather day. The snow was magnificent! The group was stellar! There wasn’t a single thing about this snowshoe that wasn’t exactly right. Well, maybe I could have fallen … Continue reading

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