Headed for the Mountains
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
3 July. Grouse via BCMC, service road. 853m + 103m = 956m. Lack of fitness; wild bird show; coconut water.
10 July. Grouse via BCMC, Flint & Feather, service road. 956m. Scamper; Great Horned Owl; baby hawks; 1940s puritanical Skyride dress code.
16 July. BCMC, F&F, lodge, Dam Mountain. 853m + 264m = 1117m. Naptime; bug cloud; imminent thunderstorm.
29 September. BCMC w/ Scamper. Wet. 853m.
1 October. BCMC. Wet, surprisingly busy. Huge white Walt Disney flakes coming down at the lodge. 853m.
8 October. BCMC. Late start, c. 630pm, last half hour in the dark, still managing to pass a few folks with headlamps. Time to bust out mine! 853m.
9 October. Burnaby Mountain "mixed use" trails at twilight. First time ever up Burnaby Mountain by foot, dodging bikers hurtling down 25%+ slopes. Some nice big Douglas firs up there. With Mad Owl Woman. 200m.
16 October. Baden Powell to Grey Rock. w/ MOW. Hey, it gets dark fast in the forest! MOW: head lamp. CJB: moon light. Plus a quick stop at the (awesome) Deep Cove pub. 200m cumulative.
20 October. Grey Rock again, not quite awake. 200m. With my long-suffering pal D.
27 October. Statlu Lake, w/ Dru & Eryne & G. & A. 275m, felt like more. Pacific Golden Chanterelles. Feeling it this morning.
Annual total, 6463m.
Previous years for comparison:
2011 0m [B)]