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post #16 of (permalink) Old 10-04-2014, 01:55 PM
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Denis, thanks ever so much for that, really appreciate it. :-) Definitely thinking about doing a similar trip. Been on my mind for a while.

We are from Ireland originally, dad's side of the family at least. Not sure where though, the ancestry doesn't really seem important to anyone. All very proud of being Canucks on that side of the family. The first name is just tangentially Irish anyway. Dad named me after a character in a Brendan Behan novel/play. That name combination had resulted in a few questions over the years.
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Wow! Fabulous trip and outstanding photos!
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With all the discussion going on lately regarding poorly prepared/skilled hikers getting into trouble in the mountains it is refreshing to read a report from people who obviously have their act together. Thanks for the great trip report.
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Just a link for anyone who wants another trip report for this route, I went up this summer with my bike and packraft. I was hoping to go down one of the drainages that feed into the Lord River but with my bike and dog that was asking a bit too much, so I ended up doing almost the exact route as this thread, except on the way back I rode over Warner Pass and down into Gold Bridge.
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Ha, so this is who parked that SUV by the road. I passed it during your first weekend, and spent a couple nights in the Nichols Valley, taking pretty much the same approach.

I did notice someone's bike track up top and wondered how someone got a bike there. Mystery solved.

I only hiked to the Griswold pass and tried to climb a peak to the west of it. I have no idea how you endured this whole loop on a bike, and a raft.

That's the glacier you wanted to go over:



And a grizzly shortly as I made it to the top of the valley from the road:

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I would like to see the pic of the dog, bike, and you in a packraft, lol.
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post #22 of (permalink) Old 10-21-2015, 03:26 PM
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It is in his trip report, Day 8:

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Ha, so this is who parked that SUV by the road. I passed it during your first weekend, and spent a couple nights in the Nichols Valley, taking pretty much the same approach.

I did notice someone's bike track up top and wondered how someone got a bike there. Mystery solved.

I only hiked to the Griswold pass and tried to climb a peak to the west of it. I have no idea how you endured this whole loop on a bike, and a raft.

That's the glacier you wanted to go over:

You were in the truck parked near Nichols Bridge and doing some rock climbing up there? I saw two tracks walking back along the road as I did the final walk out to the 4Runner.

I don't know how I did it with a bike either... the raft isn't too bad, only 5 lb and rolls up like a tent.

That glacier looks a bit much for a bike. I had chosen a route along the edge which minimized ice time. Interesting how Meson Peak looks like a triangle from both north and south. Next year I'll head back up backpacking, go up and over the western valley and raft down the Lord River. Already rearing to get back out there, unfortunately it will have to wait.

"And a grizzly shortly as I made it to the top of the valley from the road:"

Yikes, I'm glad I didn't actually see him! Hearing was enough.

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You were in the truck parked near Nichols Bridge and doing some rock climbing up there? I saw two tracks walking back along the road as I did the final walk out to the 4Runner.
No, I was parked further up, where the big fallen tree blocked the road.
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