Recent Articles

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...

We were on our way to Terrace from Prince George in Central BC, with friends, Lynn and Sheila from Smithers. They knew that part of the country far better than us so they became our unofficial tour guides. Although we made...

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...