To reminisce about and share pictures from this year's camping and hiking trips, I decided to do something a little different and make a couple of slideshow videos. This first part is of my more local trips in the Kootenay and Boundary regions. Part two, covering my two trips into the Rockies, is coming soon. … Continue reading the road to nowhere: 2021 edition – part one: local trips
I've learned a great many things from my years of long hikes and cycle tours, but perhaps one of the most important is to roll with the punches. You can make all the plans you want, but if you aren't able to adapt to what the environment, other people, and your own body throw at … Continue reading Rolling with the punches and keeping it local
Wow. Another year is coming to a close. A very few brown and withered leaves still cling to the fruit trees out back; with the next hard wind they will all be gone; the trails in my favourite local wild places are getting muddier and muddier; today a sheet of ice was covering a shallow … Continue reading Another year.