Tag Archives: Miki

making some introductions

This weekend started with what is, for me, always been a great omen: a view of the Thompson / Fraser confluence. It generally means a view of this follows shortly after. This trip up the Stein valley had a delightful … Continue reading

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playing wildly

Miki took me ziplining. It was a good deal of fun. I offer the following chronicle.    

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the joffre posse

This past weekend, to avoid the gnarly avalanche danger, I set off with a wonderful posse into the Joffre Lakes area. There was lots of beautiful. Dan and Courtney did their pre-departure training. Now they are living at a Royal … Continue reading

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a walk in the park

I just returned from three days at diamond head. It was an adventure in support of a research project being done by Miki. She is investigating the effects of crowding on visitor experience in parks and is using this area … Continue reading

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I expect the mountains to dwarf the elfin lakes

I have been selected for a position as a research slackie. I expect that by the end I will be a super pro at human geography stuffs. Miki is doing research into the effects of crowding on experience at BC … Continue reading

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captain stinky pants and associates

Monday night I enjoyed a Dine Out Vancouver soirée at Libra Room. That part was great. While there, Miki introduced a topic that made me smile. She informed us she is on a 12 step program to becoming a cyclist. … Continue reading

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eightysixed

About 90 km south of Pemberton, along the In-SHOOK-ch forest service road there is a crack in the ground from which hot water flows. Sloquet hot springs has a wonderful feel to it. Many hours were spent soaking in the … Continue reading

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double digits

This past weekend was spent hiking and camping on the western edge of the Stein Valley with Team Fred. The plan was to camp at the Van Horlick Creek headwaters and then hike into Stein Park from there. Sara, Megan, … Continue reading

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May the fours be with you

This weekend a group of four of us set out into Tetrahedron Park. Saturday morning Miki, Tess, Katherine (of Midrand, not Katherine of Ontarioville) and I awoke in Pender Harbour on the Sunshine Coast. The morning began with a skinny … Continue reading

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