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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 Vancouver Island, Coast Range, Cascades, Purcells, Selkirks, and 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. If anyone does any of the more remote trips after me, please drop me a line and let me know!
Trip Reports Insert
32 2019.09.02 Bachelor Pass and Pyrite Ridge Recon
29 2019.05.26 Cloudburst hike via snow-covered NW Trail
43 2018.09.05 Houdini Needles from Bill Putnam Hut (Fairy Meadows)
35 2018.08.30 Moonraker, Dogtooth, and Dawn in a Day
61 2017.08.06 Valley of the Lakes and Attempt at Snowman Peak
47 2016.08.18 Fays Peak from the South
42 2016.07.31 Feather Spire and Mazinaw Mountain (The Dying Days of the Duncan FSR, Part 2)
54 2016.07.28 Sugarplum Lakes and Squab Peak (The Dying Days of the Duncan FSR, Part 1)
25 2016.07.02 Mount MacFarlane Summer Day Hike
66 2015.10.22 Mount Pool - Southern Approach and SE Ridge
35 2015.10.18 Ymir Mountain Loop Hike
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Feature Photos Insert
11 2019.09.02 Argentine Mountain from the South
11 2018.09.06 Mount Ed Falls from the Southeast (telephoto)
7 2018.09.06 Enterprise Peak and Mount Sir Andrew from the Southeast
11 2018.09.06 Sir William Peak from the Gothics (telephoto)
11 2018.09.06 Southwest Ridge of Mount Quadrant
12 2018.09.05 Solitude Mountain from the Selkirks (telephoto)
11 2018.09.05 Lid Mountain from the Selkirks
6 2018.09.05 Kitchen Range from the Selkirks
14 2018.09.05 Sophist Mountain from the Selkirks (telephoto)
9 2018.08.30 Copperstain Mountain from Moonraker Peak
9 2018.08.30 'Shepherd Peak' from Moonraker Peak
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Road/Trail Bulletins
1 2019.09.20 Beginning is easy to miss, rest is easy to follow Mount Price Trail
1 2019.09.22 Fine, being used Z Main
3 2019.09.22 Drove then walked Z2.9 Spur
8 2019.09.22 Rough. But improved. But also rough. North Creek Eastside Trail
6 2019.09.15 Brush growing in, need moderate clearance, 4wd helpful Steep Creek Road
3 2019.09.03 Complete Alder has been achieved Pyrite Spur
8 2019.09.03 Drove to washout, walked further, active logging Bachelor Creek FSR
3 2019.09.03 Drove entire segment, active logging Black Road
8 2019.09.03 Drove past the beginning of it Gold River Road
1 2019.08.25 HC 4WD, Washout at start, one steep section G12.5 Outrigger
1 2019.08.23 Log trucks E_6.3 Maude Frickert Road E300
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Equipment Reviews Insert
5 SteriPen UV Water Purifier

General Articles Insert

Discussions Insert
Buying a Smartphone for GPS
Carbon Monoxide in Tents
Classifying Routefinding - Routefinding Difficulty ratings
Glacier Rope diameter
Help me determine Line Parent
JavaMap vs ZoomMap vs AutoMap
Leaning Towers missing a tooth?
Managing batteries, understanding the data
Personal efforts to mitigate overpopularizing the backcountry?
Putnam books: timeline, editions, differences, etc
Upper Duncan (Kootenays) to have bridges pulled in 2016