Monthly Archives: October 2008

Mt. Albert Edward: Thanksgiving in the Mountains

On the long Thanksgiving weekend we headed to Vancouver Island to visit our friends Jan and Warrick. We took the ferry on Friday evening which left with a healthy delay which kept our friends waiting at the terminal. They live … Continue reading

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Place Glacier and Mt. Gardiner: Steep Trail and a Snowy Ridge

The hike up to Place Glacier was very steep with little respite for most of the 1340m elevation gain. There was a nice waterfall on the way up and some limited views backwards. Close to the end of the day … Continue reading

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