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Klaus Haring
(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
49 2017.10.04 Hat Pass Trail, the tough way to Fat Ass Peak.
45 2017.09.28 Climbing Zupjok Peak.
47 2017.08.20 The Vinegar Hill Eclipse Expedition Part 2 Vinegar Hill
41 2017.08.19 The Vinegar Hill Eclipse Expedition Part 1 Indian Rock
43 2017.08.18 Strawberry Range revisited
35 2017.07.30 Big Sugarloaf revisited
38 2017.07.25 Climbing Divine and Phantom Peak
37 2017.07.23 Hidden Peak Part 1: Climbing Bavarian
34 2017.07.23 Hidden Peak Part 2: The Summit
38 2017.07.02 Exploring the Silverdaisy Trail
43 2017.05.30 Exploring the Mount Bachelor Cinder Cone
Feature Photos Insert
14 2017.08.20 Dixie Butte from North
14 2017.08.20 West Slopes of Vinegar Hill
9 2017.08.19 Boulder Butte from East
10 2017.08.19 Indian Rock from Squaw Rock
10 2017.08.19 SW ASpect of Squaw Rock
9 2017.08.19 Panorama of western Strawberry Range with DI25
9 2017.08.18 Rattlesnake Ridge from above
10 2017.08.17 Strawberry Mountain from the West
9 2017.08.17 South Slopes of DI27
7 2017.07.30 Sugarloaf Mountain from above
8 2017.07.29 Bavarian and Hidden Peak

Road/Trail Bulletins
7 2017.12.13 Bare to 1200m Harvey SW Ridge Trail
3 2017.10.04 Parking meter removed Harvey Creek Spur
9 2017.10.04 Inserted trail after hiking it Hat Pass Trail
4 2017.09.28 Inserted Trail after hiking it Zupjok Trail
9 2017.08.20 Inserted Trail after hiking it Princess Trail
6 2017.09.23 Added waypoints for lower section of trail and updated description. Larsen Trail
4 2017.07.02 Trail has some big blowdowns Silverdaisy Trail
6 2017.07.10 Larsen - Cut Connector Larsen Trail
8 2017.07.07 Better marked Larsen Trail
7 2017.05.14 Hiked trail as part of a loop. Millstream Trail
7 2017.05.08 Hiked part of trail Brewis Trail

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