Monthly Archives: April 2012

Skiing at South Sister

The three sisters — South, Middle and North — are a cluster of volcanoes that fill the skyline west of Bend. All three are above 10,000′, and at 10,358′ south sister is the highest, and the third highest peak in … Continue reading

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Gwaii Haanas

My first major kayak trip in 2009 was a tour through the Gwaii Haanas park, in the Haida Gwaii archipelago in northwest British Columbia. Up until a couple years ago these were called the Queen Charlotte islands, and were renamed … Continue reading

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2009 Alaska Trip

In the summer of 2009 I spent 2.5 months in Alaska and western Canada. This was, and still is, by far the best trip I’ve ever been on. I’m writing about this now (and hope to write about the other … Continue reading

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Skiing around Crater Lake

Last weekend I did one of the bigger planned trips for this spring, a ski tour around Crater Lake. Crater Lake is in the eastern Cascades, about 3 hours south of Bend, and is a popular park during the summer, … Continue reading

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