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Across Alone Blog

One Last Time One Last TimeMay 8, 2022Making Lake Louise was yesterday’s stated objective. Headed North for one last time on a highway towing Karta was the prize.Days of 30km, 23, and finally 20 could have me at Saskatchewan River Crossing three days hence. Progressively easier...

Atlantic Vs. Pacific Atlantic Vs. PacificMay 7, 2022 In explaining the route in BC to all those who’ve asked, I’ve learned that place names a 1000km away mean little. Here’s what does raise an eyebrow:Fraser River to the Similkameen;Similkameen River to the Okanagan;Okanagan River to the Shuswap;Shuswap...

A Long Walk Home A Long Walk HomeMay 4, 2022Leaving the campsite adjacent to the TransCanada above Kinbasket Lake Lodge, the highway stretched off into the distance disappearing around a wooded bend framed by the Purcell Range.The next time Kai Nani would be in the water...

The Eagle Has Landed Moonbase CharlieMay 3, 2022 It took 3 hours to cover the 5km from Moonbase Charlie to Kinbasket Lake Resort at Beavermouth Creek. Tracking the canoe up the Columbia was every bit as pleasant as previously described. The  Beavermouth was only marginally better as...

Moonbase Beta Moonbase BetaMay 1,2022Most of the night was spent defying gravity. Even in the Post-Modern age we now find ourselves in, gravity is an inescapable reality. I beat an early, hasty retreat fueled by lake water and a desire to be rid of the mud...

And More And More If lazy starts mean late finishes, then leisurely days make for big pushes later. And as yesterday was all I could have hoped for, then today was impossibly more.With the lake all to myself, I was awash in majesty. How could you not...