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Weather!

While Sarah was still here (see previous post) the weather started to clear. A cold spell was forecast – first we got fog. The sun, when it was revealed, set on the west side of Middle Mountain.Last Monday, Sarah drove … Continue reading

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Ginty Creek Heat Wave.

For Ginty Creek, that’s hot!  For 5 days now temperatures have exceeded 30C – 87 Degrees American.  Night temperatures fortunately get down to about 5C, so that gives us a bit of relief.  For a lot of the time when … Continue reading

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From Summer to Winter

There was little warning when summer turned to winter.   The next night was clear – and the temperature dropped to minus 10C. By mid morning, the frost had melted. The river is low.  Hard to believe that on this … Continue reading

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June!

I have never spent a summer on the Chilcotin before.  Although I have been over 30 years in the area, I have always been at either Lonesome Lake or Nuk Tessli at this time of year.   They both have … Continue reading

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Spring!!!

Back up on the Chilcotin, spring has finally arrived. Because of the exceptionally windy winter and spring (the wind is roaring again as I write) the sand on the bluffs is freshly scoured.  In it Jacobs ladder… And Kinnikinnick are … Continue reading

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