We have been to the west of Canada and Alaska a few times since our first short visit as part of accessing the Pacific Crest Trail in 1998.
2012 and some of 2004 available but otherwise WORK IN PROGRESS
Our last trip was in 2012, backpacking again in the Canadian Rockies amongst the fantastic wild mountain scenery . See also our short video ‘When I Get Home‘ and photos
Skoki backpack near Lake Louise
Assiniboine and Egypt Lakes backpack
2004 May to July
2004 was a long summer for us with a six month break in North America- as part of that we kayaked and backpacked some more in Canada and Alaska with a little more time to enjoy ourselves!
Alaska – Glacier Bay, sea kayaking part 1 Juneau hikes and setting off
Alaska – Glacier Bay, sea kayaking part 2 We start paddling
Alaska – Glacier Bay, sea kayaking part 3 East Arm
Alaska – Glacier Bay, sea kayaking part 4 Riggs glacier and pick up
Alaska – Chilkoot Trail near Skagway backpacking
Alaska – Sitka Island Mt Versatovia hike
Alaska – Misty Fjords sea kayaking
Vancouver Island – Johnstone Straight sea kayaking
Vancouver Island – West Coast Trail backpacking
This time we headed for some sea kayaking as well as climbing and backpacking trips on the west coast of British Columbia.
Sea Kayaking the Discovery Islands area east of Vancouver Island
Stein Divide backpack
Mt Macrae Revelstone
Glacier Crest trail
Lone Star ski area mountain biking
Harts Pass PCT hike (Washington)
In 2002 we we climbed a few peaks along with some rock climbing and backpacking- we came away with an appreciation of the beauty of the Canadian mountains but with a healthy respect for the looseness of the rock… and the grizzlies!
Peak Bourgeau hike -west of Banff
Col Ouray round -north of Banff
Lake O’Hara, Abbotts Pass Hut, Mt Victoria
Sawtooth Trail – Banff to Lake Louise backpack
Moraine Lake Tower of Babel
Mt Louise rock climb
Tonquin Valley Outpost peak glacier + Amethyst lake + WatesGibson Hut
Mt Robson backpack – Adolphus Lake
Geraldine lake hike