Monthly Archives: February 2011

Iago Peak: Beginner Friendly Day Trip

I sometimes hear it claimed that there aren’t any good backcountry ski day trips from Vancouver. This is simply untrue, the only caveat being that one has to drive quite far to get to them. We managed to fill three … Continue reading

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Caspar Creek: Winter Camping at -30 Degrees

Last weekend we headed out on an Intro to Backcountry Skiing trip with the VOC. I volunteered to help “lead” the trip.┬áThe approach to Caspar Creek is mostly along surprisingly flat logging roads. Looking forward I could see a seemingly … Continue reading

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