It is with great sorrow that I have to tell you that John Clarke passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2003. He died peacefully with his family at his side. John will be sadly missed by all.
John Clarke was a leading explorer of B.C.'s Coast Ranges from the 1960s until recently. He spent many weeks in the mountains each year, and made many short and long trips. These included hundreds of first ascents and many first ski or foot traverses through different ranges. In the 1970s particularly many of these trips were solo. John and his adventures were the subject of a 1995 award-winning To see the full article, you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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