Category Archives: Hiking and Life

Thoughts

Thanks to Kathleen for this photo of four of us yesterday – contemplating our jump into the void. Yes, parts of our downward trip were steep. Today – rain and domesticity for the most part. I was going to do … Continue reading

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Sherpa Ridge and Peak

Now that the Whitewater ski hill is closed, we have access to all the ridges and peaks on that side of the valley. Today, Kathleen, Peter, Ben, Cecilia and I tackled Sherpa Peak and Ridge. We would have done Prospector … Continue reading

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At Home

Thanks to Robin for this photo from yesterday – a quick snack at the top and then booting it back down. Today, Simon started work again. And me? Well, baked bread, did my nails and hair and had what I … Continue reading

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Svoboda

Today I was reminded of early spring hiking on Vancouver Island: rain and lots of it. Oh yes – also running rillets and soggy puddles. What made this even more exciting though, was that we had wet snow to contend … Continue reading

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Mostly it Hurts

This photo is apropos of nothing – just a shot I took yesterday when the snow eased off just enough to not risk damaging my camera. Today is one of those domestic days: baking, laundry, cleaning – the usual three. … Continue reading

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White Queen and Mount Beattie

What a day! It was plan B all the way. We scrapped Wolf Ridge because of the rather disagreeable weather forecast. We decided instead to keep it simple and local – White Queen. Although Ben did say that he thought … Continue reading

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Buchanan Access

Today’s non-snowshoe hike was considerably more successful than yesterday’s. Despite Simon’s serious doubts, we got to the Buchanan Access trailhead near Kaslo and began hiking with NO SNOW on the trail. We went up and along and up and – … Continue reading

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