Hi, I'm Kevin.  I'm a triathlete and mountaineer, among other things.   This is where I get to share my adventures with you.  

 

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Backpacking Trip Reports

September 23, 2018

The Bowron Lakes is a 70 mile circuit of lakes located in central British Columbia, Canada.  It is truly an amazing place with lakes, rivers, forests, marshes, and wildlife - a true wilderness experience.  As with anywhere in the pacific northwest, weather can be unpredictable, but those who choose to brave the elements will be rewarded with one of the best experiences of their lives.  Despite the challenges, it's sort of addi...

October 14, 2017

This hike has been a family mainstay for a number of years now - and for good reason.  The scenery is absolutely incredible and it offers high rewards for its equally high challenge.  It covers 18 miles with nearly 5,000ft of elevation gain - all done in a span of about 12 hours.  If that doesn't sound difficult enough, the weather in the upper Enchantments is terrible - you can count on it.  That being said, we do this hike i...

August 22, 2017

My wife and I had been planning a backpacking trip this summer for quite some time.  We had originally planned to do the Bowron Lake Circuit in British Columbia, but failed to get a permit and decided to try to find something closer to home instead.  If you've read any of my other trips reports, you have some kind of idea of my fitness level.  suffice it to say that I could handle some of the hardest backpacking trips with eas...

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