Monthly Archives: May 2019

Mount Kuskanax

It was another glorious day in the alpine. Peter, Sheila and I hiked up Mount Kuskanax. And yes, we made it to the top. The snow was slippery in many spots but firm. Most of the high ridge walk was … Continue reading

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Rain

I listened briefly to a CBC program today driving back from Bannock Point with Abby – about a woman who runs. A lot. And why does she run? “It stops the thoughts.” I think that’s a big part of the … Continue reading

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Davis Creek Club Hike

Talk about having horseshoes! The forecast was for showers. And what did we have? Sun and warmth all day! Not only that, but all the snow under the big trees on the Davis Creek ridge had melted in the last … Continue reading

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The Day Between Hikes

So here’s what happens in “retirement.” People either sit back and do noting, or, more likely, they become completely obsessed with something else that takes the place of a regular “job.” In my parent’s case it was lawn bowling. (yeah … Continue reading

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Lyle Lakes

I thought it was a bit daring for Peter and I to head up to Lyle Lakes today – a bit early in the season, I thought. But then, what the heck! We’ve already headed up Kuskanax and all  my  … Continue reading

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Special Day

It’s a special day because it’s Simon’s birthday. And so, when I took Abby for a walk today at Bannock Point, I thought a lot about Simon – our time together. I thought about our adventures in the Rockies and … Continue reading

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Workout Day

Yup – more than one workout today. First, I desperately needed a morning hike – and lucky for me, Sheila is back and was available for a quick walk. So I loaded Abby in the car and we headed up … Continue reading

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