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NigelSSI

Trad climber
B.C.
Oct 4, 2011 - 07:12pm PT

Thanks for posting up, Andy!

Looks like I'm not making it back up there fora while. I appear to be south of the border already, but next season... Shenanigans!

<3 Colin
sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
Apr 19, 2012 - 06:42pm PT
Hola!

On Behalf of Christie Dionne, and Powell River Climbers,and in memory of Colin, an invitation:

This year's Eldred Valley adopt a crag / Blue sky Weekend will be held on on May 4-6. 2012

Located at the Climbers Camp, m34 on the Goat Lake Main. Powell River.

This year will be... what it will be...

Scheduled is a work party/ climbing day Sat., followed by a potluck/ Salmon BBQ.

We will also announce the name for the Camp, in legacy:

"Colin Arthur Dionne Memorial Climbers Camp" in memory of CAD, and his vision for this area.

Also, to announce is the recent "recreation site" designation by B.C Ministry of Forests, and CASBC. for this site. See CASBC website for details.

Also hoping to climb some of the several new routes recently established up there.

Please come, everyone welcome.

Just thought I would put it out there...

Cheers.

Andy Durie

Was just up there the other day, and saw this: Yikes!


sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
Apr 19, 2012 - 06:46pm PT
You showing Nigel?

Heck Yeah, you are!!
sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
Apr 20, 2012 - 11:42pm PT
BK, I believe it's not always been the first wknd in May. That's how it worked out this year.

Good heads up on the CAA meeting though.

This event has a good record for blue sky, btw... even when it's raining!








Darwin

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Apr 21, 2012 - 12:44am PT
Thanks, and boy haven't you let the cat out of the bag.
sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
May 10, 2012 - 07:52pm PT
To anyone who's interested... this years Adopt a Crag / "Jamboree" went well!

25+ in attendance, mostly local crew, good spirit, and tons of sharing!!

Thanks to CASBC for their help , and shwag. Very much appreciated!

And to Christie Dionne for... everything!

Many good projects were completed, really enhancing the "climber comfort" to the area. Come check it out!!

The camp itself now has an "official" designation w/ the Province.

There was a group "dedication" of the name of the camp. Emotional, yet, solid, and with great spirit.

Good weather... local beer... good , good climbing..., whippers, salmon, Love,herbs, tears, and "shinnanigans" indeed!

Anyway, just thought I'd "report".

Here's some pics:

Cheers!

A. Durie


An Owl arrived in the camp late later Sun. eve... A few uf us were lingering, cleaning up, packin, and this Owl is hollerin' away... for ... awhile! After half an hour, this Owl gets closer to camp up a tree, we go stand @ the base, and he's lookin' right at us, gesturing, and hootin' away.
Never seen an owl do this! Goes on for an hour. Then we GOT IT.

Anyway, CAD sure liked his hoots, eh!!

Peace.



Oh, and ALL pictures were robbed, by me! Disclamer?
MH2

climber
May 10, 2012 - 08:54pm PT
Very good. I got the owl as soon as you said, "An owl arrived in camp..."
Mighty Hiker

climber
Vancouver, B.C.
May 14, 2012 - 06:24pm PT
Many thanks!! I couldn't make it this year due to family commitments, but hopefully in 2013.

Bump for a good thread, plus a question. Has anyone been to or climbed Mount Denman, or in that area? A friend is interested in giving it a try.
eric Johnstone

Trad climber
B.C.
May 14, 2012 - 07:01pm PT
Anders, I believe Colin and Mark paddled up there 2 years ago and did a ridge, looked sweet it photos. I can try to dig up more details if you like
bmacd

Trad climber
100% Canadian
May 15, 2012 - 03:26pm PT
I'll do my best to be there next year.
Mighty Hiker

climber
Vancouver, B.C.
May 15, 2012 - 05:45pm PT
Eric, was Colin with Mark Gandy, or Mark Someone Else? Anyway, any info on access to and climbing Denman would be appreciated.
sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
May 16, 2012 - 11:46am PT
Anders,
Colin, and Marc Albert climbed Mt. Denman a few yrs. ago.
They paddled 30+km. from Lund to Forbes Bay, and camped @ beach there.
I believe asking permission of Klahoose First Ntn. to camp there is a good idea.
They summited via SE Ridge, the route sounded good, w/ some exposed easy 5'th rock terrain to summit. 2 days , beach to beach.
I believe some route finding up the valley bush was the crux.
Anyway, I could put you, or anyone in touch w/ Marc for more info.
cheers.
A.


NigelSSI

Trad climber
B.C.
May 18, 2012 - 01:20am PT
I somehow missed the announcement. :(

Very sorry I didn't make it this year Andy & crew. I might see you up there in a couple months, though!

Nigel
malbert

Mountain climber
Powell River
May 25, 2012 - 09:19pm PT
denman.

we did the sw not se ridge


got a few more photos if or details if anyone wants to see em

Mighty Hiker

climber
Vancouver, B.C.
May 25, 2012 - 09:54pm PT
Thanks, guys. I passed the information about Denman on to my friend. He has a cottage on Savary, and has dreamed about getting up Denman. Middle aged, not very fit, but perhaps.
eric Johnstone

Trad climber
B.C.
May 25, 2012 - 10:02pm PT
Anders I work on Savary, probably know your friend, if he wants someone to show him the Powell river area P.m. Me and I'll pass all my contact info on.
NigelSSI

Trad climber
B.C.
May 26, 2012 - 05:55pm PT
Was this the trip you guys found the old rail line, Mark?
sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
Jun 1, 2012 - 01:53pm PT

Wanted to add this photo...

thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Jun 1, 2012 - 02:04pm PT
Dang how did i miss this thread until now... shucks.

Awesome photos everyone.

Nice work on the adopt a crag days and the nice memorial shelter. If this is going to be an annual event I'll have to make it out next year.

Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Jun 1, 2012 - 02:24pm PT
Ditto. Can't believe i missed this thread until now. Screw next year.. Looks like an awesome place to go hang out. Let's do it this summer!
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