Monthly Archives: September 2013

The life of a Monk? 25 September 2013

Up at 5.30 frosty, loading cold and stiff bags into the back of the truck and then off to Tim Horton’s in Williams Lake for coffee and a wireless connection – it all seems so normal again. We have to … Continue reading

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Break in the weather 24 September 2013

Chris got us all up at 5.30 as his feeling for the weather dictated – it was a go for the trip North. We packed the camp in a record 2 hours and the Spirit Dancer was proudly carrying our … Continue reading

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Helicopter Rescue? 23rd September 2013

23rd I woke early again in case we had to pack quickly, my hot rock was still a little warm and I reluctantly pulled my feet away from the comfort. The weather? More of same: strong winds, descending snow line, … Continue reading

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Avalanche 22nd September 2013

I was up at 7 am just in case we had good enough weather to escape this beautiful haven – but it wasn’t. The wind was still strong and the pressure was down again, which meant that the winds would … Continue reading

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Back to Super Camp: 21 September 2012

The morning was colder than previously and Chris said that the pressure was dropping – another indication of worsening weather (low pressure is usually a sign of increasing winds and precipitation). The snowline on the mountains seemed to be lower … Continue reading

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Wind Spirits: 20 Sept 2013

… They didn’t. The wind spirits kept up their dancing through the treetops all night interrupting my peaceful dreams. They were nice dreams too: I was saying goodbye to my ex-partners and, in dream language, letting go of some aspects … Continue reading

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Supercamp: 19th September 2013

…continued. This camp had poor access to the campsite so we left what we could in the canoe and only carried what we really needed to the camp itself. The camp itself was accessible from the water but only after … Continue reading

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East to West: 18th September 2013

I had a dream last night, in it I was a ghost, and I was wandering around a town that I knew. I came across a part of the town that was new to m e and I was surprised … Continue reading

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Bear Tracks: 17th September 2013

My first morning on Chilko Lake – we had a relaxed breakfast before braking camp. As we were packing the canoe, Dances with Humans turned up again and said hello to me. There were some left-overs from last night so … Continue reading

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Dancing with humans: 16 September 2013

We had our breakfast at Lee’s corner store – the same routine as last year. I had a Lee’s burger with fries – tasty. Lee’s Corner Store is a cafe and shop with hunting trophies and memorabilia adorning the walls … Continue reading

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