Monthly Archives: March 2019

Lightning Strike (once Again)

Today we had an excellent group – six of us drove to Kootenay Pass and snowshoed up Lightning Strike, taking the “new” way that Ben and I did a few days ago. We had gorgeous weather and snow that was, … Continue reading

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Cars

Yesterday: the alpine. Today – roads. We travelled twice back and forth to Three Forks, the good news being that this last time, I picked up the car with its new summer tires. Simon says I was crazy lucky because … Continue reading

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Ecstasy and attacking Rocks

What a day! I’m not sure I could have fit in anything else. It started simply enough. I left the house early and Ben, Cecilia and I met at the park n ride just before 9 a.m. Twenty minutes later … Continue reading

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Syringa

The first day of spring and Simon and I celebrated in the best possible way – we hiked Syringa. We took the pups and made a wonderful day of it: hiking end to end, going down to the lake where … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

First, thanks to Reneta for the photo taken on Evening Ridge two days ago. Now then – about today. It all started well – me baking bread and doing laundry – Simon heading into town with the garbage and the … Continue reading

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One Day at a Time

Thanks to Peter Berkey for this photo, taken in early summer last year when we hiked up to the Whitewater col. I used my ice axe that day mostly to slow myself down on this steep slope – much steeper … Continue reading

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Selous/Evening/Whale’s Back/ Ecstasy

It was an ambitious plan: snowshoe through Hummingbird Pass and up to Selous Ridge – then back to the saddle and up Evening Ridge – then down and up to the Whale’s Back – and finally, down and on and … Continue reading

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