Monthly Archives: January 2019

Evening Ridge with Simon

Lovely day! I’d been wanting to take Simon up Evening Ridge the “other way” (read – steep route) – and today was the day. We figured it was best to get out and do it before the snow sets in … Continue reading

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Our World – Screwed

I need to get myself to the top of a mountain – like this one. And tomorrow I will. Not a minute too soon. It feels like I heard the last straw today on CBC. A program about PTSD and … Continue reading

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KMC Butter Trip

Sheila and I had total horseshoes up our whatsits today. It isn’t often that the KMC comes out our way for a hike – and today was the day. We wanted to show off our area. We wanted them to … Continue reading

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Quiet Day

This was the highlight of the day (literally as well as figuratively) – snowshoeing at View Ridge. This time we went to the top of the ridge with quite wonderful views over the lake and the Valhallas. The skies were … Continue reading

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Windy Ridge

Some hikes (snowshoes) hit it out of the ballpark – as in the last one at Kootenay Pass up Wolf Peak. And then there are those other times. Like today. Like Windy Ridge. It lived up to its name. That, … Continue reading

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Uninspired

It was supposed to be a morning of writing. I had no domestic duties to distract me. And you know what I did? Nada! Zilch! Zero! Nothing! I played online bridge, played on Facebook, wrote emails, tried to get Parks … Continue reading

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Butter recon

Five of us set out at the bottom of the Butter trails today to do a recon for a club trip on Tuesday. I’d say it was highly successful for a number of reasons. First, we enjoyed ourselves. Second, Nicky … Continue reading

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