20170904-18: Mt. Whitney to Half Dome on the John Muir Trail

“The mountains are calling, and I must go.” – John Muir. My trip report of the entire JMT and side trips. Itinerary, trip planning notes, photos. … More 20170904-18: Mt. Whitney to Half Dome on the John Muir Trail

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20170726-27: Windswept and sunbaked (Castle Wilderness traverse to Waterton N.P.)

David and I looked back at Victoria Peak, from whence we came. David laughed. “We went straight up the steepest part!!” I looked over at Oscar, who was grinning. Eh well. We’d purposely contoured around the mountain to find an easier path up than the normal route, because we were carrying two days worth of … More 20170726-27: Windswept and sunbaked (Castle Wilderness traverse to Waterton N.P.)

20170508: Sunshine Coast Trail 80k (Powell River to Lang Bay)

Then I smelt something burning. While laying there in my snuggly warm bag, listening to the driving rain against the window, pondering whether to get up into the cold dark night, pondering how little I wanted to pull on wet boots, hoping that maybe that I was only imagining the smell of burning, Leslie’s voice drifted over to me through the dark. “Do you smell something burning?” Sigh. “…Yeah,” I replied. Pause. “Ahhhh… I’m sure the rain will put it out…” … More 20170508: Sunshine Coast Trail 80k (Powell River to Lang Bay)