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Arrowsmith CPR Trail Trip Report Dec 20, 2015

Arrowsmith CPR Trail Trip Report Dec 20, 2015

A Trip Report for a quick hike up the Arrowsmith CPR Trail. ** I had planned to do a quick ski tour up Mount Becher but my G3 Alpinist skins weren’t in yet at Valhalla Pure. I had ordered them on such short notice so obviously they weren’t at the store yet. I was still […]

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Wandering to Christie Falls

Wandering to Christie Falls

I’ve been hiking of the Trans Canada Trail lately. Christie Falls is along the trail just north of Ladysmith. I hiked out there last year but never got the chance to post the photos. Over the next 2 weeks I’ll be posting of the Trans Canada Trail. For now, here’s Christie Falls from September 2013. […]

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West Coast Trail Trip Report Roundup

One of the most useful sources of information when you plan your West Coast Trail hike is trip reports from other hikers. They usually talk about what gear they brought, what the weather was like, what campsites they slept at, what route they hiked and why they made many other decisions that you’ll have to […]

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Trip Reports: Great stories from the Juan de Fuca Trail

Trip Reports: Great stories from the Juan de Fuca Trail

Reading through trip reports is one of the best ways to get information to plan a trip. Speaking to a person face to face is usually the best way but if you can’t get that close, a detailed trip report is the next best thing. I try to keep trip reports around for the Juan […]

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The First Mud Pit of the West Coast Trail

The First Mud Pit of the West Coast Trail

This is one of many posts about the West Coast Trail trip I did in 2013. See the rest of the West Coast Trail posts. ** Mud. Lots of it. I expected to see a lot of mud on the West Coast Trail but I don’t think anything really prepares you for how much there […]

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Photo: Bridge 102 on the West Coast Trail

Photo: Bridge 102 on the West Coast Trail

The number of bridges on the West Coast Trail changes constantly as they build new ones, fix old ones and detour the trail around damaged sections. Estimates range from 130 to 150. There are many. Bridges were always a welcome change from the gnarled roots and mud pits that cover the rest of the trail. […]

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Roxy’s Adder Mountain Ski Tour Trip Report

Roxy’s Adder Mountain Ski Tour Trip Report

After heading up 5040 Peak the weekend before, our eyes were now set on Adder Mountain which was just down the valley from 5040. The weather looked great for Sunday so we hoped to get some views of the surrounding peaks which we never got to see the weekend before.

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Roxy’s 5040 Ski Tour Trip Report

Roxy’s 5040 Ski Tour Trip Report

Chris and I were aching to do a ski tour and get into the alpine so we settled on 5040 Peak in the HWY 4 area for the weekend’s adventure. We drove up from Victoria on Saturday night, hoping to drive up the Marion Creek Main until we hit snow line and set up camp for the night……

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Roxy’s Mount Brenton Ski Tour Trip Report

Roxy’s Mount Brenton Ski Tour Trip Report

Note from Ross: Here we are in the middle of the summer and I’m posting trip reports about ski touring. We can all use a little change once in a while and it’s nice to remember what winter is going to be like when it comes around again. Here’s Roxy with a trip report from […]

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Carmanah Walbran Trip Photo Essay

Carmanah Walbran Trip Photo Essay

Back in April some friends and I spent a few days out in the Carmanah Walbran Valley. These are some of the photos from the trip. Our first day we headed upstream from the campsite to do some exploring. There are massive trees everywhere. Particularly were the Three Sisters just feet from each other. There […]

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