Floris van Breugel on September 12th, 2013

With unsettled forecasts throughout the Cascades a few weeks ago, Aubrey and I abandoned our hopes to do a week long trek across the Cascade crest and instead headed for Bugaboo Provincial Park in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. Normally one does not go to the Bugaboos to escape weather, since they are notorious …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on March 9th, 2013

The silence and purity of an alpine glacial landscape in winter is unlike any other place I’ve ever seen. Ice and snow extend as far as the eye can see. Not a single living soul – animal, tree, or human – is visible for miles. Not even a trace. Being the only living thing for …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on February 10th, 2013

Sometimes — feels like most of the time in the Pacific Northwest — the weather forecast is meaningless. You might head out with high hopes of skiing in the sun, above the clouds, but instead get stuck in an endless winter white out. That’s what happened to my girlfriend, Aubrey, and I this past weekend …Read the Rest…

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