Camping Paddle Recon

Sunday, May 16, 12021 HE I am one step closer to my spring/summer goal of SUP touring and camping. With the better weather upon us, I am yearning to go explore and camp on my paddleboard. Or at least I think I am. I’ve never done it before. Though I have done a canoe tripContinue reading “Camping Paddle Recon”

Slhx̱í7lsh Rock 2.0

Saturday, February 27, 12021 HE With the clear skies, I decided to do another trip out to Slhx̱í7lsh (Siwash) Rock. I did the same paddle last week with overcast skies. The moon was out and full so I ended up seeing the moonset and sunrise. While out on the water in the crisp morning air on a peaceful morningContinue reading “Slhx̱í7lsh Rock 2.0”

Slhx̱í7lsh (Siwash) Rock 1.0

Sunday, February 21, 12021 HE I took advantage of the lengthening days and paddled from Vanier Park to Slhx̱í7lsh (Siwash Rock). This the essentially the northernmost point that you can paddle to before the restricted seaway leading to the Port of Vancouver. I was informed of this last summer when I errantly paddled in the area. Slhx̱í7lsh or “standing man” is the translation from Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish)Continue reading “Slhx̱í7lsh (Siwash) Rock 1.0”