The Stein Divide – we finally made it!

Third time lucky! We first tried to hike up to the Stein Wilderness from Lillooet Lake about four years ago, but the road around Lillooet Lake was washed out in an intense overnight storm just before the Labour Day weekend. ¬†Earlier this year our BC Day plans were scuppered by record high temperatures plus haze … [Read more…]

Hanging Lake and Rainbow Mountain

A sunny weekend in August and the Coast Mountains can be busy. ¬†For the second time (the last about three years ago) we thought we’d try camping at Hanging Lake near Whistler. We also made an attempt to scramble up Rainbow Mountain.

Southern Laos

?With Andy away on a work trip to Bhutan, I decided to take a trip to southern Laos. I flew to Pakse and stayed in the Pakse Hotel, a good, simple hotel in the middle of town with the added bonus of a great rooftop bar and a generous sunset happy hour. Pakse is a … [Read more…]