2018.03 – Smith Rock

These photos were taken over the Easter long weekend at Smith Rock StatePark in Oregon.  Following a relatively wet winter in Vancouver, we welcomed warm weather when the sun was shining, but definitely needed keeping a jacket in sight for … Continue reading

2018.04 – Star Chek Friday

We took advantage of banked time off and a prime weather window last Friday for a great day of climbing. Our first multi-pitch of the season (and a repeat for me of my first ever multi-pitch back in February 2015), … Continue reading

2017.06 – Ross Lake

A random post from last June. These photos were taken during my second canoe trip on the west coast, on Ross Lake. Straddling British Columbia’s Skagit Valley Provincial Park and the Ross Lake National Recreation Area in Washington State, Ross Lake … Continue reading

West Coast Adventures Vol. 7: Rock I

These photos were taken just over two years ago during the weekend of my 26th birthday, where I was joined by Ben and Kristen for some top-rope climbing in Squamish. We camped on the banks of the Chekamus River at … Continue reading

2017.03 – Easter Weekend at Shi Shi Beach

It’s been a while! These photos were taken during a visit to Shi Shi Beach in the Olympic Peninsula National Park (in Washington) during the Easter long weekend in April 2017. It was a great weekend overall despite a bit of … Continue reading

West Coast Adventures Vol. 6: Wind, Sand and Stars

Photos taken April 25 – May 18, 2015. The first set of photos were taken on my first trip south of the BC border, at La Push beach in Washington. Great waves and good friends, lots of sun, beach bocce, … Continue reading

West Coast Adventures Vol. 5: Summits and Sailboats

Photos taken from March 7 – April 11, 2015 This album is long overdue, and starts off with a tour along the Vancouver Seawall and Stanley Park via the 10-speed road bike I picked up to help me get around … Continue reading

West Coast Adventures Vol. 4: Mount Harvey and a Train Wreck

Photos taken from February 28 – March 1. A friend visiting on reading week from McGill and I took on Mount Harvey out of Lions Bay a few weekends ago. Tough to argue for better weather for it. The hike … Continue reading

West Coast Adventures Vol. 3: Area 44

This set of photos was taken from February 21 – 22. It sure doesn’t feel like winter around here. With clear skies, dry rocks, and temperatures hovering around 10 C, I joined my long time buddy Spencer and his girlfriend … Continue reading

West Coast Adventures Vol 2: So this is winter… ?

This next batch of photos was taken from February 14th – 16th. With milder than expected weather and sub-par ski conditions on the slopes, I decided to spend some time wandering around Stanley Park and then joined some friends on … Continue reading