Monthly Archives: September 2011

Crown Mtn: The Crown of the North Shore

I have often looked at Crown Mtn. while enjoying a BBQ with friends down at Jericho or Locarno beaches, near UBC. I knew I would make my way to the summit, it was just a question of when. We drove … Continue reading

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Saxifrage Mtn: In the Footsteps of Rachael and Jonathan

I only met Rachael once before she disappeared. It was Canada Day 2010, and we were both on a large VOC trip to Skypilot. The weather was crappy, there were no views, but we still had a good time and … Continue reading

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Brazeau Loop and More: Two Weeks in the Rockies

After our cycling trip we decided to chase the sun, which led us east, where it looked sunny. Originally we had planned to spend two weeks in the very remote Spatsizi Plateau Provincial Park, but the weather was looking bad … Continue reading

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Prince Rupert to Skagway: Looking for Sunshine

Cloudy Some people say it rains a lot in Vancouver. I suggest them to take a trip, or better yet, a cycling trip to Prince Rupert, the rainiest and cloudiest city in Canada. In an average year, they get only … Continue reading

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