Delayed Summer

Compared to 2015, the summer has been slow coming. We’ve had pretty extended periods of unsettled weather and not much for hot sunny stretches. This, combined with a good winter snowpack, means that conditions in the alpine are actually pretty good when the sun does come out. I’ve gotten in a few pretty awesome days[…]

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[…]