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Dean Richards #18174
(Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)  
I've arranged my lifestyle to not have to work in the summer. Usually spread between the Coast Range and Purcells/Selkirks/Rockies. Emphasis on remote, off-trail, beautiful areas, but lots of scrambling and some light mountaineering/glacier travel too. Been trying to get into areas with little enough history that I'm able to research it all afterwards and include a summary in my trip reports. Feel free to drop me a line.
Trips Insert
14 2020.07.23 Trikootenay Traverse Incomplete
36 2009.09.21 Clamshell Peak via Southeast Ridge
58 2009.07.27 Pilgrimage to the Shangri-La Basin: Mount Ethelbert and the Dunbar Lakes
28 2010.07.27 Beyond Devil's Punchbowl
46 2010.08.24 Monolith's Dominion (Intro to Tombstone Territorial Park)
61 2010.09.13 Skukum Peak Attempt via Southeast Ridge
53 2012.07.22 West Ridge of Necklace Peak via McLean Ck
31 2012.09.19 Kings Peak - September Hike/Scramble
56 2014.07.23 Fred Laing Peak from Mica Creek
75 2014.08.02 St Mary's Greatest Hits: Nowitka
39 2014.08.07 Cond-29 from Redfish Creek
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Photo Essays Insert
5 2010.04.13 Hudson Bay Mountain from the Southeast (Highway 16)
5 2010.04.14 Seven Sisters Peaks from the Northeast (Hazelton)
5 2010.04.14 Entrance Peak from the East
8 2010.04.14 Entrance Peak from the Northeast
8 2010.04.14 Cambria Peak and Bear Glacier from the Northeast
6 2010.04.15 Faisal N4 and Faisal N5 from the East
2 2010.04.16 Blurry Labelled Panorama of Sawback Range
4 2009.07.20 Battle Range and Dawson Group from Purcells
8 2009.07.25 Approaching the Summit of The Judge
12 2009.07.25 The Judge: Looking down on the Ridge Leading to the Summit
12 2009.07.27 Shangri-La Basin (Dunbar Lakes) and the Route up Mount Ethelbert
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Road Bulletins
1 2020.10.03 Drove past bridge closure sign at 26.9k Mamquam Main
3 2020.10.03 Unchanged Mam27.9 Dunkeld Spur
3 2020.09.27 Medium clearance, steep Birkenhead Microwave Road
3 2020.09.27 A bit brushy, high clearance McDonald Spur
3 2020.09.27 Only walked for a few minutes McDonald South Trail
3 2020.09.16 Impassable to most vehicles after a short distance D1.8 Goat D210
8 2020.09.16 Similar to D branch, brushy and fairly rough, HC 4WD G58.9-0.7 Goat D200
3 2020.09.16 Drove to D-200 jct G59.1 Goat D Branch
1 2020.09.12 Becomes a route after Little Crater Lk Centre Lake Trail
3 2020.09.15 Unchanged Pickles Trail
3 2020.09.16 Checked out trailhead Amon Rudh Trail
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Equipment Reviews Insert
2010.04.11 SteriPen UV Water Purifier

General Articles Insert

Discussions Insert
2020.05.04 History of 1:50,000 maps split into east/west sheets
2019.09.19 Personal efforts to mitigate overpopularizing the backcountry?
2018.05.02 Managing batteries, understanding the data
2016.03.19 Buying a Smartphone for GPS
2015.11.05 Upper Duncan (Kootenays) to have bridges pulled in 2016
2015.09.18 Putnam books: timeline, editions, differences, etc
2015.09.10 Glacier Rope diameter
2014.08.26 Classifying Routefinding - Routefinding Difficulty ratings
2012.12.11 Carbon Monoxide in Tents
2010.06.30 JavaMap vs ZoomMap vs AutoMap
2010.06.07 Help me determine Line Parent
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