Monthly Archives: September 2013

Blowdown Pass: The Perfect Combo

The forecast looked good for the weekend, so we were excited to get out for yet another September hike. There is something really great about hiking in September – usually we are more in shape, I am actually enthusiastic about … Continue reading

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South Chilcotins: A Castle, Two Grizzlies, and a Cardtable

Long weekends around Vancouver are a “problem”. They cause crowds at all the usual hiking spots. Since one of the reasons for even wanting to travel in the backcountry (for us) is avoiding crowds, we search high and low for … Continue reading

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Slollicum Peak: A Dangerous Supernatural Creature

What’s a Slollicum? I’m not really sure, but according to Bivouac, it’s a “dangerous supernatural creature of local mythology”. As much as we tried, we didn’t spot this undoubtedly interesting creature, although we saw some other fascinating life forms. After … Continue reading

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