Monthly Archives: April 2013

Working in the Canadian Arctic

In my last six years of work, I had the privilege of working in the Canadian Arctic on five occasions – three two-week locums for the Inuvik Health and Social Services Board in the NWT, and two one-month locums in … Continue reading

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HIKING WORLD

HIKING in NEW ZEALAND SOME HIKES IN SOUTH AMERICA A 28 Day Trek in Nepal Petra, Jordan

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HIKING IN THE USA

USA – State Capitols, National Parks, National Monuments HIKING GLACIER NATIONAL PARK (Montana) DESERT SW USA: Utah – Rock Art and Canyons May 2015, Grand Canyon Hikes From the River HIKING HAWAII

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HIKING IN CANADA

CANADA – An Itinerary with an Emphasis on Hiking, Best Things to see in Canada LABOR DAY HIKES ALPINE CLUB of CANADA TRIPS KOOTENAY MOUNTAINEERING CLUB 35 BEST HIKES IN CANADA 150 WAYS TO SEE CANADA’S MOUNTAIN PARKS WATERTON LAKES … Continue reading

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KMC Karabiner Index

KOOTENAY MOUNTAINEERING CLUB KARABINER INDEX By subject, Vol 1 to 41 – June 1964 to 2000. Compiled by Ron Perrier Notes concerning this index: Volumes 1 – 9 were published by the Kootenay Section of the ACC Volumes 10 – … Continue reading

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KOOTENAY MOUNTAINEERING CLUB

History of the Kootenay Mountaineering Club KMC Hiking Camps KMC Hiking Camps – A History KMC Climbing Camps Mulvey Basin – A History Naming Mountains in the West Kootenay – Norse Mythology and the Devils Range

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Kootenay Mountaineering Club History

KMC – Kokanee Mountaineering Club In past issues of the KMC Karabiner, old articles from the Nelson Daily News were published and they provide interesting insights into mountaineering in the early 1900s. Nelson especially seems to have had an active … Continue reading

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Some Hikes in South America

In the winter of 2011/12, I spent several months traveling in northern South America only going as far south as the Lake District of Chile. I also went to Easter island. In the mid-90s, I went to Patagonia and hiked … Continue reading

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Venezuela

VENEZUELA April 23 – May 7, 2012 Venezuela is about twice the size of California with 27 million people. Columbus was the first European to set foot in Venezuela which means ‘little Venice’ as the indigenous people were living in … Continue reading

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Brazil

BRAZIL April 4-22, 2012 Brazil is about the size of the continental US (fifth largest country in the world – almost half of the SA continent) with a population of 200 million. 55% is white, 6% black, and 38% mixed … Continue reading

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