Monthly Archives: May 2012

San Juan Islands: Island Hopping & Cycle Touring

May Long Weekend is usually the opening of the cycle touring season for us. This year I was off my bike for eight weeks due to my injury. This is a long time not being able to ride, taking into … Continue reading

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Brew Hut: Sunny Weekend at Brew

For many VOCers the Brew Hut is associated with snow storms, whiteouts, 17 hour journeys to find the hut, high winds and low visibility. This was my fourth trip to Brew Hut and in the previous times at least one, … Continue reading

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Pemberton Icecap Traverse: From Superstition to Irony

This trip was seemingly ruled by superstition. It started with Ben’s curse. Ben had been trying to reach the Harrison Hut for many years. Invariably, he failed, often due to natural disasters. Of note were the landslide that closed the … Continue reading

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