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The Obscure Sadie Peak

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View from the summit of Sadie Peak, looking North Many of those who read my blog will know that I live in Nanaimo BC and that most of my hiking trips take me to the mid and north island. If you know your geography at all, you will also know …

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A Early Fall Ramble to Mt. Moriary

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Looking south from the first Moriarty bump The summer is petering out, the signs are in the air and hanging off the branches of trees. Everywhere I go, I am reminded that time is marching on and the days of excellent whether, warm air and dry forests are numbered. We …

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Cruikshank Canyon

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A view of the mountains as you look out from the view point Early fall is often the nicest time for hiking. I often joke with my hiking companions about those who don’t take advantage of the outdoors, they find winter too cold, spring too wet, and summer too hot. …

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Flower Ridge Ramble 2014

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This summer is turning out to be the summer of amazing weather and epic trips –KNOCK ON WOOD……. Phillips Ridge as viewed from Flower Ridge, Mt. Myra on the left The Island Mountain Ramblers and the Comox District Mountaineering Club (CDMC) jointly participated in a hike lead by Ken Rodonets …

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2011, Bedwell Centennial Trail

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GPS Route Late August 2011, after a particularly wet and disappointing July Vancouver Islanders finally found themselves enjoying a much yearned for bout of good weather. It was perfect for the celebration organized by the Friends of Strathcona Park (FOSP). August 20th, was a day celebrated by more than 100 …