The 1%

The Vitals Date: October 17, 2020 Location: Lower Mainland, BC Distance: 200.8 km, 880 m elevation Partner: Brittany The Trip One Saturday last October we left home around 10 a.m. to ride down to Point Roberts and make a small tour of that orphaned piece of Washington state. We added a little loop around Richmond […]

All Aboard: KVR and FSRs

The Vitals Date: August 9 – 10, 2020 Location: Coquihalla/Tulameen, BC Distance: ~105 km Partner: Brittany Resources: Strava route Photos: Brittany The Trip Brittany spent three quiet weeks this summer in a town of 250 people in northern BC but when she returned on a Saturday she was looking to get out and do something […]

Downton Creek Area Traverse

The Vitals Date: August 1 – 3, 2020 Location: Downton Creek Area (near Lillooet, BC) Distance: ~29 km Partners: Anne and Will Resources: Matt Gunn’s Scrambles Guidebook, 1:50000 topo map 92J09, Bivouac Trip report, Steven Song The Trip Before this summer I wanted to try at least a few trips that are not well-established traverses […]

Solstice Campout

The Vitals Date: June 20 – 21, 2020 Location: Vancouver to Whistler, BC Distance: ~130 km Partners: Brittany, Will, Matt, Dawn, Michael Resources: Indian Arm to Squamish, Squamish to Whistler Photos: Brittany The Trip In 2017 and 2018 I participated in the local incarnation of the “Swift Campout” solstice weekend bike and camp outing. The […]

Vamos a la Playa

The Vitals Date: January 18 to January 22, 2020 Location: Eldorado Cabin, South Chilcotins Distance: ~55 km, 3500 meters in 4 days Partners: Dan, Eric, Alex, Jon, Nick, Dave, Brandon Resources: Exploring the Coast Mountains on Skis, Tyax Adventures The Trip Before the start of “high” season in late January, the privately operated Eldorado Cabin […]