International Travel (main modes of transport)

  • Albania (bus)
  • Austria (bus, train, and bike)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (bus and train)
  • Bulgaria (bike)
  • Cambodia (bike)
  • China (bike, car, and train)
  • Colombia (bus and train)
  • Croatia (bus and bike)
  • Cuba (bus and bike)
  • Czech Republic (train)
  • France (train)
  • Germany (train and bus)
  • Greece (bike, ferry, and bus)
  • Hungary (bike)
  • Indonesia (taxi)
  • Ireland (car)
  • Italy (bus)
  • Japan (bike)
  • Kazakhstan (bike)
  • Korea (South) (car and bike)
  • Kosovo (bus)
  • Kyrgyzstan (bike)
  • Laos (bike)
  • Macedonia (bus)
  • Monaco (train)
  • Montenegro (bus)
  • Nepal (bus and foot)
  • Netherlands (bus)
  • New Zealand (bike)
  • Romania (bus and bike)
  • Serbia (bike)
  • Slovakia (bike)
  • Slovenia (train and car)
  • Switzerland (bus)
  • Tajikistan (bike)
  • Thailand (bike)
  • Turkey (bike and ferry)
  • USA
  • Uzbekistan (bike and train)

Week+ Trips

Hike/Climb/Bike

  • Annapurna Circuit (Nepal)
    • April 2014, about 15 days
    • Besisahar > Naya Pul
    • ~205 km with maximum elevation of 5416 m (Thorong La)
  • Balkans Bike Tour (2012)
    • Vienna > Istanbul > Cesme
    • 3226 km in two months
  • Bowron Lakes Canoe Trip (Quesnel, BC)
    • 116 km loop
    • June 2012
  • Cuba Bike Tour (Cuba)
    • ~450 km in one week
    • November 2015
  • Donjek Trek (Kluane National Park, YT)
    • June 2017
    • 120 km+ route in Kluane
    • First two people to hike the route in 2017
  • Eldorado Cabin (Chilcotins, BC)
    • January 2020
  • Golden Circle Bicycle Tour (Yukon and Alaska)
    • May/June 2017
    • Whitehorse > Skagway > Haines > Haines Junction > Whitehorse
    • 604 km in 6 days, a century on the last day (100 miles/160 km)
  • Jasper/Robson/Wells Grey (Jasper, AB + Robson, BC + Blue River, BC)
    • Jasper two days mountain biking
    • Wells Grey 3.5 days paddling on Murtle Lake
    • Robson four days (Berg Lake Trail, Hargreaves Lake, Mumm Basin Route,  Snowbird Pass) ~75 km hiking
    • July 2016
  • Olympic Peninsula Bike Tour (Olympic Peninsula, WA)
    • Vancouver > Victoria > Port Angeles > Counter-clockwise on peninsula > Port Townsend > Whidbey Island > Vancouver
    • 699 km, seven days
    • August 2013
  • Oregon Bike Tour (SE Oregon/Northern Nevada)
    • May 2018 (five days)
    • ~400 km
    • Frenchglen > Virgin Valley > Hart Mountain > Frenchglen
  • West Coast Trail (Vancouver Island, BC)
    • July 2011

Weekend/Long Weekend Trips

Hike/Climb/Bike

  • Alcoholic Traverse (Squamish, BC)
    • August 2016
  • Brew Mountain (Whistler, BC)
    • Labour day weekend 2011 via the old summer route from Brandywine Falls parking and the rail line. Not recommended.
    • September 2019 for a mid-week jaunt in the rain.
  • Cathedral Lakes Area (Keremeos, BC)
    • July 2013
    • Scrambled Grimface Mountain and other trails
  • Cowichan Circuit Bike Tour (Vancouver Island, BC)
    • Vancouver > Victoria > Port Renfrew > Lake Cowichan > Nanaimo > Vancouver
      • 300 km, three days
      • September 2015
  • Coquihalla Mountain (Coquihalla, BC)
    • September 2017
  • The Enchantments (Leavenworth, WA)
    • Thanksgiving October 2014
  • Galiano Island Bike Tour (Galiano Island, BC)
    • Vancouver > Galiano Island (Dionosio Provincial Park) > Vancouver
      • Rode both ways to ferry terminal for ~130 km total, two days
      • October 2015
  • Garibaldi Lake Area (Squamish, BC)
    • Black Tusk – September 2010, September 2013
    • Winter camping – January 2016
  • Leavenworth Climbing (Leavenworth, WA)
    • May Long 2014
  • Marriot Basin (Duffey Area, BC)
    • Scrambled unkown peak – September 2014
  • Mountain Lake Hut (Brittania Beach, BC)
    • Thanksgiving 2016
    • Thanksgiving 2017
  • Nesakwatch Area (Chilliwack, BC)
    • North Nesakwatch Spire via scrambling route and second ascent by alpine route on north ridge – May 2015
  • Mt. Ossa (Squamish River Valley)
    • August 2019. Most difficult section is real scrambling.
  • Phelix Hut (Waddington Hut) Area (Pemberton, BC)
    • Scramble Mt. Gandalf, Mt. Aragorn, Shadowfax – August 2012, July 2015
  • Rotary Route Bicycle Tour (Vancouver Island)
    • Vancouver > Victoria > Ladysmith > Nanaimo > Vancouver
    • April 2017
  • Saltspring Island Bike Tour (Saltspring Island, BC)
    • Vancouver > Saltspring > Swartz Bay > Vancouver
    • ~150 km, three days
    • May 2016
  • Stein Valley (Lytton, BC)
    • May long weekend 2011 or 2012
    • Not the entire traverse, just something like 25 km in on the first day, then back out in two days
    • Lots of mosquitos but a very powerful river and unique ferry crossing
  • Sunshine Coast MTB Tour
    • Vancouver > Horseshoe Bay > Sechelt
    • ~60 km half on road, half on single track
    • Swift Campout 2017 and 2018
    • 3rd time December 2019
  • Twin Sisters (Sumas, WA)
    • South Twin Sister – September 2016
    • North Twin Sister – August 2018 (with Will and Eric)
  • Wedgemount Lake area (Whistler, BC)
    • Scrambled Mt. Cook and Mt. Weart – September 2013

Ski

  • Mt. Baker (Glacier, WA)
    • Two-day ascent – failed Winter 2012, succeeded May 2013
  • Brew Hut
    • 3 separate weekend trips
    • Most recent is February 18/19, 2017
  • Keith’s Hut area (Duffey Area, BC)
    • Tree skiing due to HIGH avalanche danger – March 2012
    • More fun ski trip – January 2018
  • Phelix Hut (Waddington Hut Area) (Pemberton, BC)
    • Ski ascent of Mt. Gandalf – March 2016
    • Lots of yo-yoing – April 2012, March 2016
  • Sphinx Hut (Garibaldi Lake, BS)
    • Easter 2018

Kayak

Day Trips

Hike/Climb/Bike

  • Mount Brunswick (North Shore, BC)
    • September 2014
  • Crown Mountain – Self Propelled (North Shore, BC)
    • Self-propelled July 2016
    • Self-propelled August 2019
  • Coquihalla Mountain (Coquihalla Summit Area, BC)
    • Scramble September 2017
  • Cypress Peak (Squamish, BC)
    • September 2015
  • Diez Vistas (Port Moody, BC)
    • Nice winter hike below snowline with good views
    • January 2014, January 2016, December 2017
  • Eaton Lake (Hope, BC)
    • October 2016
  • Mount Gardner (Bowen Island, BC)
    • June 2018
    • Much easier than anticipated, hike was ~4 hours with 45 minute nap at the top
    • Cycle to Horseshoe Bay > Ferry to Bowen Island > Hike Mt. Gardner > Reverse
  • Golden Ears (Maple Ridge, BC)
    • September 2014 (3 failed attempts for various reasons August 2010, June 2011, July 2014)
  • Golden Ears to Blanshard Needle Traverse (Maple Ridge, BC)
    • July 2017
  • Hanes Valley Traverse (North Shore, BC)
    • August (?) 2015
  • High Falls Creek (Squamish, BC)
    • September 2014
  • Howe Sound Crest Trail (North Shore, BC)
    • June 2014
  • Lindsay Lake (Port Moody, BC)
    • September 2015
  • Lion (West) (North Shore, BC)
    • Daytrip from Lions Bay June 2011
    • Daytrip from Cypress June 2015
  • Markhor – Needle Enchainment (Coquihalla, BC)
    • Scramble enchainment July 2016
  • Robie Reid (Mission, BC)
    • August 2016
  • Sigurd Creek (Squamish, BC)
    • October 2015
  • Sky Pilot (Squamish, BC)
    • Completed July 2012
  • Stawamus Chief (Squamish, BC)
    • Numerous ascents by rock routes and hiking trail
    • Self-propelled in a day May 2012
      • Hiked three peaks via hiking trails
      • ~130 km biking + the hiking
    • Self-propelled in a weekend June 2013
      • Biked Friday evening, climbed “The Ultimate Everything” Saturday, biked home Sunday
    • Connect to Slhaney via backside crags
  • Stonerabbit (Mission, BC)
    • Failed Summer 2011
  • Sunshine Coast Bike Tour (Sunshine Coast, BC)
    • Vancouver > Horseshoe Bay > Parksville > Courtenay > Powell River > Gibsons > Horseshoe Bay > Vancouver
    • Three days, about 300 km
    • Given this advice: “The only time it is flat on the Sunshine Coast is when one wheel is on one side of the hill and the other is on the other.”
      • The above is fact
  • Mount Temple (Banff National Park, AB)
    • Scramble as a long day trip from Calgary in August 2012
  • Tomyhoi (Glacier, WA)
    • October 2015
  • Williams Peak (Chilliwack, BC)
    • August 2015
  • Yak Peak (Coquihalla, BC)
    • Via Yak Check – August 2015

Ski

  • Mt. Ann (Glacier, WA)
    • Sort of self-propelled. Biked to Glacier but drove home and didn’t carry my skis on the bike. April 2017.
  • Mt. Baker (Glacier, WA)
    • Table Mountain circuit and yo-yo skiing numerous times
  • Coquihalla Lakes Ridge (Coqiohalla, BC)
    • Numerous
  • Little Diamondhead (Squamish, BC)
    • April 2016 – high point on failed attempt at Mt. Garibaldi vie Paul Ridge
  • Mt. Garibaldi (Squamish, BC)
    • Day ascent via Paul Ridge April 2012
  • Gin Peak (Whistler, BC)
    • Two ascents via Hanging Lake trail (January 2014 and January 2016)
  • Hollyburn Mountain (North Shore, BC)
    • January 2014 and December 2015
  • Mt. Kelly (Allison Pass, BC)
    • Big Ben Gully descent in February 2016
    • A day trip in the rain February 2018
  • Markhor Peak (Coquihalla, BC)
    • Ascended to summit scramble (same day as Needle) – April 2016
  • Metal Dome/Brandywine Flank (Whistler, BC)
    • January 2016
  • Musical Bumps (Whistler, BC)
    • December 2010
  • Nak Peak (Coquihalla, BC)
    • Ascended to Yak-Nak col then to peak, skied south then to Nak-Thar col for turns on the north side before returning – January 2017
  • Needle Peak (Coquihalla, BC)
    • Ascended to summit scramble (same day as Markhor) – April 2016
  • Mt. Outram (Manning Park, BC)
    • Ski ascent – January 2017
  • Paul Ridge (Squamish, BC)
    • Numerous
  • Rainbow Mountain (Whistler, BC)
    • February 2020
  • Rogers Pass (Rogers Pass, BC)
    • Many day trips out of Golden, BC
  • Mount Sproatt (Whistler, BC)
    • Numerous
  • Thar Peak (Coquihalla, BC)
    • February, 2020
  • Zupjok Peak (Coquihalla, BC)
    • January 2020