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Building a pulk sled

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I have big dreams. Dreams of multi-day alpine tours, and snowshoe trips through Strathcona and other places on Vancouver Island. I also want to head out with my family on great winter adventures. Both of these scenarios are aided by the use of a sled. mommy and Hemingway, arriving at …

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We found winter! It was hiding at Crest Mountain

In Activity, Clubs, Island Mountain Ramblers, Regional Districts, Snowshoeing, Strathcona Regional Districtby Explorington8 Comments

It’s been two long years but it’s finally here: winter! Last year, I had big aspirations for winter: snowshoeing, skiing, alpine ski touring, and winter mountaineering. Of course, winter never arrived. Like many other Vancouver Islanders, I have photographs taken on the summits of mountains that are bald! I remember …