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Forum: Canadian Rockies   03-15-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
Yeah huge potential. The Canadian Rockies are so...

Yeah huge potential. The Canadian Rockies are so great and lend themselves super well to long trails.

This former GDT hiker is planning on hiking to Hudson Hope this year. He's planned a route...
Forum: British Columbia   03-04-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,241
Posted By dandurston
Thanks for the report. For everyone's...

Thanks for the report.

For everyone's information, the Walbran side of the park is actually in pretty good shape. No thanks to BC parks of course, but rather to the hardwork of the Friends of...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   03-04-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
Yeah I'd love to see the trail go further. I...

Yeah I'd love to see the trail go further. I think the Peace River would be a nice, natural geographical end point, or maybe a bit sooner at Highway 97 / Pine LeMoray Park.

The GDTA is doing a...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   02-07-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
That Jasper to Kakwa section is wild country....

That Jasper to Kakwa section is wild country. Some tough sections, but also some amazing, isolated, parts also like the Jackpine Alpine, Morkill Shoulder, Big Shale Hill and Surprise Pass that make...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   02-07-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
Thanks. I realized it's probably easier if i link...

Thanks. I realized it's probably easier if i link to the playlist that has all eight episodes, so folks don't have to hunt around to find the next episode. So that playlist is below, but it only...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   02-06-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
Yeah we've been really encouraged by that too. We...

Yeah we've been really encouraged by that too. We got a hitchhike with a lady that was the former director (or something like that) with the Castle Wildlands Coalition (or something like that) and...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   02-06-2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
Nice to hear you volunteered with the GDTA. It...

Nice to hear you volunteered with the GDTA. It sounds like they got another 7km or so of that High Rock Trail built in 2017, so it's coming along. I'm hoping to participate in a trail building trip...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   02-06-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
Thanks! Fortunately the Great Divide Trail...

Thanks!

Fortunately the Great Divide Trail Association (http://www.greatdividetrail.com) (GDTA), has been doing an awesome job the last 5 years of fixing up the trail. They've dusted of a lot of...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   02-03-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By dandurston
Cataract Pass is amazing. My wife and I were over...

Cataract Pass is amazing. My wife and I were over it twice this summer.

I just had to share this photo from the pass walking North. Such an amazing place!
Forum: Canadian Rockies   02-03-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By dandurston
Great Divide Trail: Waterton to Kakwa...and back

This past summer my wife and I hiked the Great Divide Trail, which runs 1150km up the Canadian Rockies from Waterton to Kakwa Lake.

Then we hiked all the way back, to a complete a 2300km yo-yo of...
Forum: British Columbia   01-10-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,255
Posted By dandurston
Thanks for the kind words! Trail Work Yeah...

Thanks for the kind words!

Trail Work
Yeah BC Parks commissioned some trail work over the last few years. It has made the trail substantially better overall. If you want detailed info on current...
Forum: British Columbia   01-08-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,255
Posted By dandurston
Stein Valley Traverse - 19 hr 51 min FKT - Video TR

Back in September I made my second attempt at a speed record on the 95km Stein Traverse, and this time I was successful. I set a new FKT of 19 hours and 51 minutes.

That improves upon the...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   12-15-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,521
Posted By dandurston
Thanks Mark! Yeah it was a great trip. The...

Thanks Mark! Yeah it was a great trip. The section from Jasper to Kakwa is pretty rugged (as I'm sure you can imagine) but well worth the effort.

I'm working on some videos from the thru-hike...
Forum: Canadian Rockies   12-12-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,521
Posted By dandurston
Wow awesome photos! Humbling. My wife and I...

Wow awesome photos! Humbling.

My wife and I were at Kakwa this summer and just missed you. We hiked in from the south on the Great Divide Trail, resupplied on Walker FSR on July 30 and then headed...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   10-02-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,200
Posted By dandurston
Just to follow up on all this, the conditions in...

Just to follow up on all this, the conditions in the Stein have dramatically improved as a result of trailwork in 2016 and 2017.

Most notably:
1) There is a new and much better bypass trail...
Forum: British Columbia   09-18-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,046
Posted By dandurston
Five years later, but I finally gave the speedy...

Five years later, but I finally gave the speedy Stein Traverse another go.

I set a new FKT of 19 hrs, 51 minutes, as described in my trip report here:...
Forum: British Columbia   09-28-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By dandurston
Awesome stuff. The bar has been raised. I'm going...

Awesome stuff. The bar has been raised. I'm going to get out there for another attempt one of these years.

Also great to see they've actually cleared the valley trail this summer. You guys picked...
Forum: British Columbia   01-09-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,640
Posted By dandurston
Great read. Thanks! Stein: The Way of the...

Great read. Thanks!

Stein: The Way of the River, is a fantastic book. Such a great read for anyone interested in this area.
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   01-02-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,420
Posted By dandurston
Ryl, Near to hear about your time at Lizzie...

Ryl,

Near to hear about your time at Lizzie cabin. It's a great place.

Just a few musings on this possible cabin:

The drainages to the north of Lizzie Creek are Twin Two and Twin One creeks....
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   12-13-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,534
Posted By dandurston
Hey Guys, I'm new to Victoria but not new...

Hey Guys,

I'm new to Victoria but not new to the outdoors. I've done a ton of hiking all over the west coast, and I'd love to get involved in the community here. I'm passionate about hiking,...
Forum: British Columbia - Mainland Hiking   02-17-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,200
Posted By dandurston
There's obviously no easy way to get to Stein...

There's obviously no easy way to get to Stein Lake (aside from cheating with an illegal float plane ride: liquidlore.com/bc/stein/), which is good because the Stein is special and it would get...
Forum: British Columbia   09-02-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,566
Posted By dandurston
Great stuff guys. Having been thru the Stein 3...

Great stuff guys. Having been thru the Stein 3 times in the past 4 years I feel your pain with the brushy sections. I've been wanting to structure a continuous attempt around a full moon.
Forum: Seeking Hiking Partners   07-31-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,662
Posted By dandurston
Good to hear the fire didn't get out of hand....

Good to hear the fire didn't get out of hand. Hopefully the large trees above the lake are mostly intact. From Lizzie Lake to the cabin is a neat section of trail.
Forum: British Columbia   07-27-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,515
Posted By dandurston
It was wild to see your early July video - so...

It was wild to see your early July video - so different from how I've seen it. Thanks for posting that.
Forum: Seeking Hiking Partners   07-27-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,662
Posted By dandurston
Nice to hear some people are planning on a Stein...

Nice to hear some people are planning on a Stein Traverse this year. It's getting to be the prime season. It's an outstanding trip that is so different from other south western BC hikes in the...
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