s/v Noorderlicht Ship Plans

s/v Noorderlicht Ship Plans

Noorderlicht Deck Plan ...
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Topo Map Banff

Do-it-yourself Topo map making

Three techniques for making your own topo maps will be discussed here with a focus on learning to use Quantum GIS (QGIS) ...
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Google Earth Burnie

Trip Planning for Garmin GPS units with Google Earth

Smartphones, despite their convenience, do not render GPS units obsolete. This summer's Disaster in the Alps, is a case study ...
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Bonnington Traverse

Bonnington Traverse

The Rockies are known for the great glaciated hut-to-hut traverses: the Wapta Traverse and the Yoho Traverse (or the "Bow-Yoho" Traverse as it's also known). Deep in the Kootenays is a completely different kind of trip, the Bonnington Traverse. This is a 3-day (with heli-drop) or 4-day traverse that links alpine and sub-alpine ridges from Ymir all the way to ...
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Black Diamond First Light Tent Review

Black Diamond First Light Tent Review

Black Diamond's First Light Tent should be First Waterproof. It works fine for winter ski touring, but not great for summer use with rain. Here's my review ...
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Riddle Glacier

Hallam Peak Alpine Club General Mountaineering Camp

The Alpine Club of Canada’s General Mountaineering Camps (GMCs) are a very old tradition, dating back to 1906 and the dawn of mountaineering inCanada. They have always been pretty big affairs, attracting mountaineers from all over. The first one, in Yoho Valley, attracted about 100 participants and was considered a good way to give people the credentials to become ACC ...
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