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Sunday night, after the weekend crew had started their journey back to Vancouver, Dave, Thomas, and I began a separate journey exploring a part of the Stein none of us had previously explored. We wound our way up a lovely … Continue reading

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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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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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the eighth day

Sunday Dave and I hiked Elf Peak in Stein Valley Nlaka’Pamux Heritage Park. From the parked car, the trip took about nine and a half hours (including stops for food and enjoying the view at the top). Here is the route we took on … Continue reading

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the nettle and the damage done

As you may have noticed in the photos from Sunday’s adventure, I was wearing shorts and gaiters. This left a small patch of exposed knee skin between the two. That is the location where the nettles attacked. Herein, I will … Continue reading

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North Stein reconnaissance

That banner photo was taken at the edge of the Stein Divide on the western edge of Stein Valley Nlaka’Pamux Heritage Park. The view peers down from Van Horlick Pass to the valley that forms the headwaters for the North Stein river. When taking … Continue reading


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This weekend I am off to explore the Stein Valley with a few friends. I am pretty excited about it. I think this is a great year to visit the Stein Valley. The valley follows the Stein River (or is … Continue reading

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