Yearly Archives: 2007

Washington Desert: Desert Cycling, Taco Wagons and Hot Springs

Last weekend was the Remembrance Day long weekend, and we went on a three day trip to Washington state, taking our bikes with us. The idea was to cross the Cascades and spend time in the real desert on the … Continue reading

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Wedgemount Lake: Mt. Cook, BC Version

On Saturday morning we drove just past Whistler to the trail head for Wedgemount Lake. The hike up to the lake is quite steep – 1200m in about 7km, but still takes only a few hours. It was foggy and … Continue reading

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Tsylos and Wells Gray: Getting Lost and Meeting Friends for Life

The trail head is a long day’s drive from Vancouver (11-12 hours), which we split over a day and a half. On the first day we drove almost to 100 Mile House, found a deserted and dark spot just off … Continue reading

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South Chilcotins: Cinnamon and Sugar Mountains

Over the BC long weekend Maya and I spent three days backpacking in the South Chilcotins, located about 5 hours north of Vancouver. We left Vancouver at 4am, just like an alpine start. There was no choice really, since we … Continue reading

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Kettle Valley Railway: Exploring BC on Our First Cycle Touring Trip

It was a Monday and it was raining in Vancouver. Gili  and I packed the car with two pairs of bikes, a children’s trailer, panniers, sleeping bags and mats, some food, and all the rest of the equipment that we … Continue reading

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Washington Desert: Spring Hiking in The Desert

Last weekend was Easter, which means a double long weekend (four days). With all the snow and mountains around us we couldn’t help it – we desired the desert. I guess Beer Sheva did something to us. So we took … Continue reading

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