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Mount Adrian Meet and Greet

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Rogers Ridge, Lower Route June 14th, set our sites on Mount Adrian. This was our third attempt at this peak, the two other attempts were thwarted by weather and terrain conditions – 1st, 2nd. We were on a mission, this time we were resolved in our ambition to finally stand …

What is in my Backpack?

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I often have folks ask me about what gear I carry with me when camping. Many of my friends know that I don’t like to take a heavy backpack, not anymore anyway. I have worked hard to trim the fat, eliminating what I don’t need while at the same time …

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Keeha Bay & Meeting my Hero

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Hemingway assisting in raising the tent at Keeha Bay Victoria Day, May long weekend, or May-long, no matter which you call it it’s one of the best weekends for camping! It hardly matters if it rains or shines, its a symbol of transition out of the long wet winter and …

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High (Mis)Adventure on Roger’s Ridge

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Big adventure was in store for my hike on Rodgers Ridge, Sunday April 26th. We left Nanaimo earlier than normal, 6 AM, anticipating the 3 hour drive to Granite Mainline, off the Buttle Highway (Hwy 28).   Our goal was to hit up two peaks, Mount Beadnell and Mount Adrian. We …