Summit shot at the high point of the day.

Shannon Creek Headwaters Traverse

Prior to the new Sea-to-Sky Gondola, the Upper Shannon Creek Valley was only accessible by a somewhat difficult and rather long drive up a 4×4 logging road. Once in the valley, the trails were so overgrown that hiking was not particularly pleasant and running was outright impossible. With the Gondola in place, access is a quick[…]

Summit of Weart!

Wedgemount Lake Circumnavigation Run

Nick wanted to climb the Northeast Arete on Wedge Mountain this week, on of the classic Coastal mountaineering routes. I was keen but had already done it so I suggested we try something that we had been talking about since last season. Wedgemount Lake is a beautiful turquoise glacial lake with a small hut in Garibaldi Park. One[…]