One of the easiest hikes into spectacular alpine in the region. For this reason, it’s a really popular hike, despite being a long drive from Vancouver, past Pemberton, through Pemberton Meadows, and up the Hurley Road towards Goldbridge. We spent one night, and with an earlier start we could have bagged Locomotive Mountain.
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…]
?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…]