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Chris Nott #10332
(Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)  
My hiking career started in university with an overnighter to the clearcuts north of Port Moody with better equiped friends. Using a garbage bag and an umbrella as shelter and no protection from the bugs, I got no sleep. Somehow, I got enough out of the experience to attempt 2 weeklong solo hikes in Tasmania when I spent 4 months in Australia after university. Since then, I've steadily increased my involvement with hiking. I graduated from a mostly-dayhiker to a mostly-overnighter. I've moved from the crowded trails of the local hills to lonely routes further afield (but still within about 5 hours drive of Vancouver). I can't claim to be a mountaineer, a climber or even a peak-bagger. Meadows are my thing. I love nothing more than miles of flat grassy plains surrounded by glaciers and peaks. I usually climb only if something rocky stands between me and a meadow (or I think I can see something meadowy from the top). I commonly haunt the Duffy Lake corridor and the Southern Chilcotins.
Trip Reports Insert
43 2006.09.02 Direct Access to the Peaks west of the Lost Valley
Feature Photos Insert
6 2018.07.16 Mt Weinhold as seen from the Weinhold memorial on Standard Ridge
4 2016.07.24 Sad Peak from the west ridge
9 2010.08.25 View of the Northern Liberated Group Peaks
11 2010.08.24 Mount Dartmouth and Tredcroft Glacier

Road/Trail Bulletins
3 2019.10.12 Main road follows this route for 2km Z6.5 Spur
1 2019.10.12 Extended at 6.5km; 2wd Z Main
1 2019.09.07 Trail in ok condition Cheam Trail
1 2019.09.07 New waterbars? Cheam Spur
1 2019.09.07 Condition unchanged Chipmunk Creek road
3 2019.09.01 Ok to good condition; used by dirt bikes Noaxe Lake Trail
3 2019.09.02 Extensive use by dirt bikes Quartz Connector Trail
3 2019.09.01 Used by dirt bikes? Big Sheep Mountain Road
1 2019.09.03 Decent 2wd with some rock debris and sluffs Yalakom River FSR
3 2019.09.03 Decent 2wd to the ditches before the gate; gate locked Y34.2 Blue Creek road
1 2019.08.25 Condition unchanged L15.8 Phacelia Creek Road
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