Recent Articles

Pan-Pacific Travel Service in Vancouver was the recommended company for travel to China in 1983. Joanne and I had gotten permission to travel there independently so we booked with Pan-Pacific on a...

In the fall of 1982, my travel companion Joanne and I were hyped from a recent trip to Greece so over dinner one evening and with the imagination-stimulating bottle of wine at hand, we started planning our next adventure. But...

Mt Pope in Fort St James is a south-facing peak where snow melts early in the hiking season. By early May its usually clear. It is a long hike to the top, about 6.5 kilometers one-way with an elevation gain of about 2500 feet...

Recent Books

Shafted - A Mystery

Auxiliary cop Margo Jamieson’s discovery of a nasty note in a dead man’s golf jacket sends her to local historian John Larssen for help. The conflicting...

Sidetracked: The struggle for BC's Fossils

What began as a hunting trip to British Columbia’s Northern Rockies in 2000 turns into one of the province’s most important fossil finds – the Monroe...

Kluane National Park - Cottonwood Trail

This is the park’s Cadillac trail and one of its most popular. To do this hike you should be totally independent and in moderately fit condition. The trail...