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Pickering, Carter, Landale — North & South

In Activity, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Hiking, Island Mountain Ramblers, Mount Waddinton Regional Distrcit, Mountaineering by ExploringtonLeave a Comment

Carter Peak Like many people, I consider May Long Weekend the kick-off to summer. The extra day tagged onto the weekend makes trips further afield possible, and the lengthening days and few extra degrees mean that many people are looking for their first overnight trips of the season. This year, …

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Mount Roberts

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Winter 2018 took its sweet time arriving on Vancouver Island. Many Vancouver Islanders eagerly watched the forecast as they tuned their skis and took stock of their winter gear. I too anticipated a beautiful winter pursuing adventure in the white stuff. Yet, by late October we were still waiting for …

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Hiking Between the Peaks in the Genesis Range: A Failed Attempt at Mount Abraham

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It’s great having a regular group of friends to hike with. From week to week, the members of the group may change, but each person comes to be someone on whom I can rely. It’s more important that they are consistent and always improving than that they are the best at …