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Klaus Haring #153
(Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
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Returning from Mt Vic via unnamed peak in background early Sept 1993
The intrepid Klaus Haring was born in Austria at the end of WW 2, and grew up in the town of Salzburg (See the 1960 Classic Film "Sound of Music"). Came to Canada as a young man, taking the Canadian Pacific Railway train "The Canadian" across the country from Montreal to Vancouver. Worked at BC Hydro for over 30 years. One of his first big trips upon reaching Vancouver was a 16 day traverse of Garibaldi Park, one of the highlights of which was a starvation diet, before emerging at Allouette Lake.

Over the years, Klaus has done hundreds of trips, most often solo, into obscure parts of the mountains - not necessarily brand name peaks, but often going into areas and routes that have not received much if any traffic. In addition, served for many years as a volunteer guide with the Alpine Club of Canada, for which he was awarded the prestigious "Silver Rope" award. He has also served as chief guide on many private trips in BC and often as trip leader for the Vancouver Section of the Alpine Club.

Klaus is known to have extensive notes concerning the locations of many items of strategic mountaineering interest such as logging roads, etc. He is also known to study weather reports endlessly, and to not budge from his house unless weather looks good. Klaus is currently retired from BC Hydro and engaged in his lifetime occupation of world travel and climbing.

Trip Reports Insert
46 2018.12.05 Hiked abbreviated Diez Vista Loop
42 2018.11.17 Hike to Little Horn
44 2018.10.16 Hiking Mount Troubridge Part 2
48 2018.10.15 Hiking Mount Troubridge Part 1
41 2018.10.14 Exploring Mount Elphinstone
37 2018.09.28 Hiking a longer Madeley Lake Loop
55 2018.09.27 Overland to Cirque Lake
36 2018.08.28 Hiking the Mount Fromme West Slope Trail
38 2018.08.27 A Climb of Justy Peak
42 2018.08.22 Callaghan Lake to Ring Lake Loop Hike
37 2018.07.24 Climbing Cardhu Peak
Feature Photos Insert
9 2018.11.17 Mount Elsay and Gopher Peak from the East
9 2018.11.17 Seymour Panorama with Theta Peak
10 2018.07.27 False Hallam from North
10 2018.07.27 East Face of Cazadores Peak
12 2018.07.27 Hallam Group with Foster Peak
7 2018.07.26 False Hallam from East
10 2018.07.24 Iceberg Lake and Cardhu Peak
10 2018.07.24 The Summit of Wiser Peak
10 2018.07.24 Wiser and Joy Peak from the West
12 2018.07.24 Justy Peak from the South
9 2018.07.22 Bombay Peak from NW

Road/Trail Bulletins
6 2018.12.31 Fishermans Trail open again Fisherman's Trail
8 2018.12.31 New stairs Baden Powell 5
5 2018.12.05 Inserted Trail after hiking it Lake View Trail
8 2018.12.04 Icy trails Hanes Valley Trail
8 2018.11.17 Trail closed along west shore. Buntzen Lake Trail
5 2018.11.16 Inserted Trail after hiking it Mount Strachan Trail
5 2018.11.16 Inserted Trail after hiking it Hollyburn Peak Trail
5 2018.11.16 Inserted Trail after hiking it Hollyburn West Ridge Trail
5 2018.10.10 Inserted Trail Old Mount Strachan Trail
10 2018.10.14 New sign at junction Elphinstone North Trail
10 2018.10.14 Hiked trail several times. Elphinstone Summit Trail

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